New kitchen, new bed, new desk: during the pandemic, but also afterwards, Germans have invested heavily in their own four walls. The good mood has now evaporated. In this interview, Marc Fahrig, sector and retail expert at enomyc, explains the reasons behind the turnaround and how retailers and industry can meet the challenges.
The bakery industry is creaking under the continuous structural change that is taking place. New economic conditions, competition from food retailers and changing consumer habits are some of the reasons for this. How can bakeries take advantage of this structural change? Which consumer trends determine the market, and what opportunities are there today that could benefit the future of the bakery industry?
"How are we perceived as a company on the market? How well do we meet our customers' expectations today and where does our future business potential lie?" SMEs are confronted with these typical questions time and again. They often look for the answers in their own wealth of experience and rely on their knowledge of the market. But is that enough?
In many companies, the scope for improving profitability through cost reductions has become narrower. The implementation of efficiency improvements often requires great efforts on the part of companies. Price measures, on the other hand, are easier to implement and offer significantly better opportunities for a substantial but also sustainable improvement in profitability
The M&A analysis has been carried out, and the due diligence process is completed. How can companies achieve sustainable integration success? “With the right integration strategy,” says Florian Tretau, director at enomyc. What is the basis of a successful integration strategy, and which individual levels must be mastered?
Many entrepreneurs and managers associate high expectations with an acquisition. However, according to practical experience, these are often not fulfilled. What are the main reasons for this? Are there typical sources of error? How can entrepreneurs uncover them and achieve a sustainable integration process? Florian Tretau, director at enomyc, reports on the decision-supporting instruments of M&A analysis and due diligence.
Martin Hammer, managing partner of enomyc, comes from an entrepreneurial family and is himself a father and founder. What has his experience from over 300 handover projects with the family businesses taught him? When should entrepreneurs think about succession and become active about it? What are the most common reasons why succession processes fail, and which factors make a successful company handover possible in the first place?
The automotive industry is undergoing a significant transformation: new technologies are emerging; society and law are driving change; emission standards are being enforced; the automotive market in Germany is a temporary collapsing decline; and cell phone user behavior is also changing. Questions have arisen about the drive technologies of the future, electromobility, digitization, autonomous driving, and AI. How does the digital age influence customer thinking, and how can medium-sized car dealers in particular effectively adapt to it? Dr. Daniel Tomic, partner at enomyc, has dealt with the topic in more detail.
The golden days are over. In recent months, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the OECD, and leading German economic institutes have once again revised the expected economic growth for almost all industrialized countries downwards.
enomyc was again part of the ICU Scholarship Final in Frankfurt. The scholarship of the QX-Quarterly Crossing Network of Excellence for students of all disciplines supports leadership talent by making them visible to top decision makers and by participating in various events. The QX network has been in existence since 1995 and now has over 2,000 members ranging from students to board members.