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What are some examples of cultural differences around the world that can affect business practices? Should a business change practices based on cultural sensitivities? Why or why not?
To answer your 2nd question first: if you even unknowingly offend someone, do you think that person will buy your purchase? If you do business in another country, you should be well aware of cultural differences in this global society!
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When Disney first opened its theme park outside Paris, it followed its custom of not selling any beer, wine or alcohol. This was against French customs of drinking wine with meals. The park floundered economically, but began making money after Disney began selling beer and wine at this park.
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