All posts tagged: Translation

4 Industries That Need Professional Translators In 2020

Your industries is in need for professional translators? Despite the extent to which the COVID-19 pandemic has damaged the travel and tourism industries, the world is still more keenly connected than ever before. It’s all due to the availability and reliability of internet infrastructure (supported by widespread digital training). Within a few seconds, almost anyone can start a discussion with someone thousands of miles away.

Marie CASTANO4 Industries That Need Professional Translators In 2020
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8 common mistakes companies make when dealing with translations

8 major mistakes that almost all companies make when they are in need of a translation for the first time. Translation mistakes are common but avoidable! How to avoid making mistakes when working with translation? That path is bumpy, time-consuming and stressful. So before you make any snap decisions, check out these steps and make sure you don’t slip down the same slope as many others did before you.

Kate CHERNAVINA8 common mistakes companies make when dealing with translations
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Brand name translation – HI-COM

When it comes to dual localization, brand name translation, especially into languages such as Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic, can be very sensitive, and despite the fact the end result may only consist of one or two words or characters, the amount of time, research, and effort involved to arrive at this point can be enormous. This is especially the case in China, where one character may have several meanings, and these meanings may morph into something completely different when paired with another character.

Kate CHERNAVINABrand name translation – HI-COM
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Discover the evolution of e-commerce: China in 2020 – HI-COM

It probably comes as no surprise that e-commerce has also been hugely affected by the global pandemic in 2020. Many experts agree that consumer behaviour has changed significantly in the first quarter of 2020 as a result of Covid-19.  However, despite the strict restrictions, it is clear that e-consumers have now adapted to the current global situation. They are embracing new online shopping habits.

China has rapidly become one of the biggest retail E-commerce markets in the world. Which as a result, has created interest from foreign brands seeking new opportunities to enter the Chinese market.

Kate CHERNAVINADiscover the evolution of e-commerce: China in 2020 – HI-COM
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Popular British Brands in China

Britain and China share a long history. In a world of Brexit and with China’s e-commerce market growing, it will be clear to most that Britain will be looking closely at China to secure one of their trade deals outside of the EU. Britain has some of the most luxurious brands which are hugely popular among Chinese people. With recent predictions stating that China’s middle class is set swell up to 630 million, a large number of British brands will be looking to capture a larger share of the Chinese market. Chinese consumers tend to hold British luxury products highly as they are seen as ‘sophisticated’ and ‘classy’. Today, we will talk about why certain British brands have dominated the Chinese market and remained popular, while others have been less successful.

Kate CHERNAVINAPopular British Brands in China
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The Belt and Road Initiative: accelerating international trade ties

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), is a global infrastructure strategy implemented by the Chinese government in hope to form a unified market.  Potentially generating a brand new era of globalisation, the initiative was first introduced in 2013 by Chinese President, Xi Jinping, to improve “connectivity and cooperation on an intercontinental scale”.

Kate CHERNAVINAThe Belt and Road Initiative: accelerating international trade ties
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Top 5 Gaming Languages for You

Today, the gaming industry shares a community of over 2 billion people and it’s only expected to grow.

According to figures in 2018, the gaming industry made over $134 billion and predictions show that those figures are expected double yet again, by 2025.  The gaming industry has now become bigger than both the film and music industries combined, which could be responsible for the rapid growth in online gaming languages and explain how they have become so globally recognized. 

Kate CHERNAVINATop 5 Gaming Languages for You
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