It's natural for people to think that if a business is doing well in the U.S. it will be successful overseas. But this is not always the case, Jim Cramer said on his

"RealMoney" radio show Monday.

A good example of a company that does not do well when it ventures abroad is

Wal-Mart

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, Cramer said.

Although the retail giant has a great business domestically, it is not performing well in South Korea, Germany and the U.K. -- three areas it has gone into.

Wal-Mart is being hurt in the U.K. by a potential labor strike. If workers strike, it will hurt the company's business because it is antiunion, Cramer said. Additionally, Wal-Mart recently closed three stores in Germany, and sales are down in South Korea, too.

"This is a major defeat," Cramer said. "Wal-Mart is only up 3% for the year."

Two companies that have been able to make it successfully overseas are

McDonald's

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and

Starbucks

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, both of which have had phenomenal sales abroad, he said.

Cramer also said that

Yum! Brands

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, whose restaurant brands include KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has a great business in China.

He believes that

Whole Foods

(WFMI)

is a company that can do well overseas.

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