Tennispoint.de is Germany's #1 online retailer for tennis equipment and they are now expanding their business internationally. To support the expansion, they are localizing the online shop into multiple languages. With 60,000 product names and descriptions and about 20,000 updates a year, adding each language is a major investment and a huge organizational challenge. This session describes Tennispoint.de's expansion strategy that is enabling the company to go global without inflating the budget or demotivating the team.
Since 2011 Konstantin runs translationrating.ru, a ranking and research blog for LSPs in Russia and Ukraine. He currently collaborates with the ATC association to survey LSPs in the United Kingdom, and with CNET in France. Konstantin is one of the creators of national translation conferences: Translation Forum Russia and Ukrainian Translation Industry Conference.
Fabian Lauer is a software developer for Tennis-Point GmbH, an online retailer for sporting gear.