Technical Market Archive

No noticeable recovery for Technical Market: Results GfK TEMAX® Western Europe – fourth quarter 2013

Nuremberg, February 27, 2014 – The Western European Technical Consumer Goods market faced a sales decline of 3.1 percent to €58.3 billion in the fourth quarter 2013. Total volume of sales in 2013 amounted to €196.3 billion, a drop of 3.6 percent on a year-on-year basis. The Telecommunication and Small Domestic Appliances market achieved a

Technical Market defies economic headwinds – Results GfK TEMAX® Western Europe – first quarter 2013

Nuremberg, May 29, 2013 – The overall Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) market in Western Europe achieved a sales volume of €48.4 billion in Q1 2013. Although there was no growth, compared to the previous year, total sales remained stable. Greece and Spain faced bigger declines while Austria, Belgium and Italy generated the highest growth rates in