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Consider something as simple as a restaurant.
Low-tech stuff. Eggs, hash browns and pancakes on the breakfast menu. Sandwiches for lunch and dinner.
Consider another business equally as simple: the production and marketing of shovels, rakes and other garden tools.
Consider as well a retailer of electrical equipment and a hardware store.
A common element in all of these is involvement in international business.
The restaurant is a McDonald's Corp. store, which started as a one-store operation in California and now sells nearly half its products abroad.
Japan alone accounts for nearly 33 percent of its business.
The shovel business …