How is businesses effected in 2020 by the Coronavirus? Spoiler alert: It is much worse than Sars, economy will take quite a hit and companies will have to review their supply chains.
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Nyprospekteringarna och bokslutstiden pågår för fullt nu i början av januari. Sveriges företagare och företag mår bra och har en stark tilltro till konjunkturläget även om det finns politiska orosmoln på himmelen. Ett fortsatt fint företagsklimat med andra ord. Den
We have an old Swedish saying on family businesses; “förvärva, förvalta, fördärva” that translates to above heading. This refers to the challenges meeting three consecutive generations of business owners.
There used to be a day when applying for a mortgage was dead-on nerve-wrecking. The tighten-up, 50-something banker in a dark dress looked over the desk at the diminishing applicant with the eyes of a head-principal. No? Yes? No? Maybe.
Often the “digital” falls on the CIO only, sometimes a Digital Chief is appointed, a “innovation lab” is started and the topic “digital” is emphasized at management conferences, while at large business continues as usual. But don’t worry, it’s a good
Only a year ago anyone wanting to set up a meeting on BitCoin with a major bank would have received a hand colder than the absolute subzero freezing point. Today not only banks but also venture capitalists and entrepreneurs are
After several interesting meetings the last couple of weeks with founders, CEO’s and technical directors of small- and mid-sized industrial companies here are some notes on the most pressing topic I picked up – the challenge of landing sales contracts.
The machinery and equipment manufacturing industry is Germany’s second largest industry by level of turnover; attaining €212 billion in 2014. More interestingly the turnover level has increased by about 70% throughout the last decade while employment is not at all
GE’s CEO Jeff Immelt recently stated in a post in the Business Insider UK: “Let’s finally end the debate over whether we are in a “tech bubble. There has been talk of a bubble going back to 2011 and it
There is sometimes a miss-conception that the regulatory burden is saving banks from FinTech. Bank representatives sometime hide behind the regulatory pressure arguing that the FinTech sector is interesting but not at all a threat to established banks. How wrong
Last year World Championship finals of the online game League of Legends were broadcasted live in 19 languages. The grand finals were watched by 27 million people globally when played at the Seoul World Cup Stadium were 45.000 spectators joined the
The music industry used to be dominated by record labels and distributors. Then Spotify came. Record distributors were made redundant and main-street mega record stores and the cool boutiques around the corner gradually realized happy times were over. To grandparents