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.
Expanding the service business appears particularly promising as an alternative way to increase earnings. But what does it mean in concrete terms to attach appropriate relevance to the service business? What implications does this have for corporate management and what is involved in the service strategy and expansion of the service portfolio?
Knowledge is power and this is especially true for knowledge about future developments. Those who know with a very high probability what will happen next are literally one step ahead of their competitors. Predictive analytics is a technology that aims to achieve precisely these insights. How does the process behind this technology work and how can companies use the data gained from it profitably for their own business model? Mario Trapp, senior consultant at enomyc, shares his insights with us.
Mergers and acquisitions: In nearly every instance the accompanying change processes trigger uncertainty among the affected employees - sometimes even a clear defensive attitude. Why is consistent post-merger integration particularly important here and how can companies get their workforce back on track in the PMI process?
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?
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 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.