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Various topics on the European market elaborated in comprehensive reports, articles and analyses based on data of 79M+ companies.

TOP E-Commerce Companies in Germany
TOP E-Commerce Companies in Germany
Language: English

Germany is the second largest market for eCommerce in Europe, with revenue of 99.1 billion euros in 2021, placing it ahead of France and behind the United Kingdom. The majority of the largest e-commerce companies in Germany were founded locally and have expanded their operations to other European countries over time.

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Database of companies in the United Kingdom – statistics and tools to work with UK B2B data
Database of Companies in the UK: Top Industries and Biggest Players
Language: English

More than 7.37M companies are operating in the United Kingdom. Most companies operate in the Services (41.4%) and the Retail (14.26%). 1.2M companies operate in London - 16.4% of all companies. Most companies are located in England (6.44M) and then in Scotland (486 thousand), Wales (263 thousand), and Northern Ireland (173 thousand).

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Database of Companies in France: Statistics and tools for working with French B2B data
Database of Companies in France: Top Industries and Biggest Players
Language: English

In France, more than 10.5M companies are in 101 departments (administrative units). More than half of those companies operate in the services sector (36.26%) and the finance, insurance and real estate sectors (28.4%). The highest number of companies is registered in Paris (7.5%), followed by Marseille (1.5%) and Lyon (1%).

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European Automotive Industry Overview
Impact of electromobility on the European automotive industry
Language: English

The automotive industry in the European Union is changing. The production of electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid cars is increasing, and vehicles with internal combustion engines are decreasing. Manufacturers of parts and components for traditional internal combustion engines will be the most affected by the gradual transition to alternative vehicle propulsion (especially to EVs).

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Understanding the German market through B2B data
Database of Companies in Germany: Top Industries and Biggest Players
Language: English

More than 5.25M companies are in Germany’s 16 states, almost half of which are proprietorships. Nearly half of the total number of companies operate in the service sector. The highest number of businesses is located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria, and Baden-Württemberg. If we look at individual cities, the highest number of companies are located in Berlin.

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Overview of the European Semiconductors Industry
Language: English

The semiconductor industry started having issues with supply back in 2019 when Huawei was banned from selling its products in the US. In 2020, the pandemic made the situation even worse - companies producing semiconductors and their suppliers could not meet demand due to anti-Covid measures implemented by governments across the globe.

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E-Commerce Insights: Europa in der Pandemie
Language: German

Die Covid-19-Pandemie hat sich vor allem positiv auf den Internetverkauf, d. h. den E-Commerce, ausgewirkt. In dieser Sektoranalyse werden wir den E-Commerce in Deutschland und seinen Nachbarländern – England, Niederlande, Belgien, Frankreich, Luxemburg, Schweiz, Österreich, Tschechische Republik, Polen und Dänemark – näher betrachten.

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The Pandemic has helped European E-commerce Businesses - Germany is a clear leader
Language: English

The Covid-19 pandemic has mainly been favorable and beneficial to Internet sales, i.e., E-commerce. In this industry analysis, we will take a closer look at E-commerce in Germany and its neighbouring countries - England, the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Poland and Denmark.

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Die deutsche Wirtschaft nach der Pandemie: Analyse der 16 Bundesländer
Die deutsche Wirtschaft nach der Pandemie: Analyse der 16 Bundesländer
Language: German

Die COVID-19-Pandemie hat die Wirtschaft in der Bundesrepublik und auf der ganzen Welt auf unterschiedliche Weise beeinflusst. Doch wie hat sich die Corona-Krise in den unterschiedlichen Bundesländer ausgewirkt: Gibt es Bundesländer und Branchen, die mehr oder weniger von der Pandemie betroffen sind? Hat sich die Kluft zwischen Ost und West in der Krise wieder vergrößert?

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The Post-Pandemic German Economy: Analysis of the 16 German States
The Post-Pandemic German Economy: Analysis of the 16 German States
Language: English

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all 16 of the German states' economies in different ways. Are there any states or industries that have been more or less affected by the pandemic? How were the former East German states affected in terms of GDP compared to the former West German states?

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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 UK has witnessed a record number of new companies established in June
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 UK has witnessed a record number of new companies established in June
Language: English

The record number of companies established in June 2020 could be due to measures taken by the UK government to mitigate the negative effects of the current COVID-19 crisis.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Directly Affected European Companies
The Impact of COVID-19 on Directly Affected European Companies
Language: English

We took a look at the directly affected European companies, industries in which they operate, their current size based on annual sales and number of employees, and location of their operations.

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