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Going global: are exports an option for your business?

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By Darryl Danielli, 24 November 2014

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According to the proverb: the grass is always greener on the other side. But does that hold true when you’re talking about the other side of the ocean? Or the other side of the world? In other words, should printers be looking overseas for lucrative opportunities in other markets?

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