(01.06.2022) In just ten years, the Max Zeller Söhne company has grown from twelve to thirty export markets. With 150 employees, the firm specializes in the production of phytotherapeutic drugs. A market leader in Switzerland, it has also succeeded in establishing itself in many Asian and Eastern European countries.
(18.05.2022) Global Trade Helpdesk (GTH), completely revamped in 2020, is aimed at MSMEs worldwide. Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva, explains how it functions and how SMEs can benefit from it.
(04.05.2022) Following 20 years in leadership roles in different parts of the world, Nabil Francis took over as CEO of Felco in 2021. Driven by the gardening craze, the company saw a significant increase in sales that year.
(20.04.2022) The Federal Council has submitted a draft law for consultation concerning third state nationals who have obtained a master's or doctorate from a Swiss university in a field where there is a shortage of qualified personnel.
(06.04.2022) Electronic invoices are only eligible for VAT input tax deduction under certain conditions. Electronic accounting records must also be kept in accordance with certain requirements. Sandra Maurer, a fiduciary expert, explains.
(16.03.2022) Existing procedures for securing credit are often long and complex for SMEs. Zurich-based Ratyng wants to simplify this process for borrowers and lenders. With this in mind, it has automated credit risk assessment and accordingly the loan application.
(02.03.2022) The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union has been a major challenge for the Swiss economy. But ultimately, how has it impacted Swiss companies? And what effects are still evident today? Thomas A. Zimmermann, Head of Switzerland-UK Trade Negotiations at SECO, provides some insight.
(16.02.2022) In a study conducted by the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais-Wallis (HES-SO), just 22% of Swiss tourism organizations have a data management strategy. Yet, within the travel industry, reservations and data collection are almost exclusively online.
(02.02.2022) The catering industry is one of the sectors most affected not only by the health crisis but also by lack of manpower. How is Ospena, an important group in this market, dealing with this difficult situation? CEO Daniel Reimann explains.
(05.01.2022) In the United States, Swiss Made is increasingly attracting more consumers and companies. The head of the Swiss-US Chamber of Commerce sheds light on Swiss SMEs wishing to break into this market.