Tag Archives: German SMEs

KfW-ifo SME Barometer: German SMEs optimistic about the future despite recent truce in the trade conflict between US and EU

Business sentiment of small and medium-sized enterprises continues to improve Large enterprises are also more optimistic Robust upswing, but many risks remain Frankfurt am Main, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the recent truce in the trade conflict between the US and … Read the full press release

8 in 10 German SMEs are still not utilizing e-commerce

KfW study: only 16% of SMEs rely on e-commerce Share in total turnover is still low Retailers, wholesalers and young businesses are pioneers Frankfurt am Main, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — E-commerce, the selling of products using online channels, still plays … Read the full press release

KfW-ifo SME Barometer for October 2014: Majority of German SMEs take pessimistic view regarding the business performance in a six-month horizon

SMEs: pessimists prevail Large companies: current situation is deteriorating significantly Weakness threatens to impact domestic economy FRANKFURT, 12-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time since December 2012, the majority of German SMEs take a pessimistic view regarding the business … Read the full press release