Western Europe Archive

Global arms industry: USA remains dominant despite decline; sales rise in Western Europe and Russia

  (Stockholm, 5 December 2016) Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing and military services companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $370.7 billion in 2015 according to new data on the international arms industry released today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The sales of arms and military services companies in the

Results GfK TEMAX® Western Europe – fourth quarter of 2014

Western Europe: Growing Technical Consumer Goods market Nuremberg, February 27, 2015 – In the fourth quarter of 2014, the Western European Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) market generated sales growth of 3.5 percent to reach approximately €60.5 billion. The whole of 2014 was also successful with a sales increase of 2.1 percent, and a total volume

SSAB launches Laser Plus – the only steel in the world with guaranteed flatness after laser cutting

Laser Plus is a totally new generation of steels for laser cutting that comes with unique guarantees: maximum flatness deviation of 3 mm/m after laser cutting and bending radius of 0 -1.5 x the material thickness. These features make it possible to meet the most challenging requirements in automated production environments.   “The dead flat

Results for GfK TEMAX® Western Europe for the second quarter of 2014

Western Europe: Gains in the Technical Consumer Goods market Results for GfK TEMAX® Western Europe for the second quarter of 2014 Nuremberg, 28 August 2014 – The Western European market for Technical Consumer Goods increased by 1.1 percent in the second quarter of 2014, compared to the same quarter of 2013. This corresponds to a

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

Western European market for Technical Consumer Goods weakens: Results GfK TEMAX® Western Europe – third quarter 2013

Nuremberg, November 28, 2013 – Total Sales of the Western European Technical Consumer Goods market in Q3 2013 amounted to €45.5 billion. On a year-on-year basis this is equal to a drop of 5.9%. Only the Telecommunication market noted a positive development. This is the result of the GfK TEMAX® Western Europe for Q3 2013. 

Online business booming in Western Europe – GfK

GfK findings on the small domestic appliance market – first half of 2013 Nuremberg, 4 September 2013 – In the first half of 2013, small domestic appliances recorded year-on-year growth of 3 percent in global sales (excluding North America). This development is above all attributable to consumers in Europe. Products that proved particularly popular were

Telecommunication continues to lead the way : Results GfK TEMAX® Western Europe – second quarter 2013

Nuremberg, August 27, 2013 – The overall Technical Consumer Goods (TCG) market in Western Europe achieved a sales volume of €44.3 billion in Q2 2013. This corresponds to a decrease of 3.8%. In the first half of the year sales volume amounted to €92.5 billion, which is 2.2% down on last year’s figures. On 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

App-Connected Vehicles to Reach 20% of Consumer Cars in Western Europe and North America by 2017

New Standards and High Smartphone Ownership to Spur US and Western European App Connected Cars to 90 Million in Five Years Hampshire, UK – 20th March 2013: A new report from Juniper Research has found that advancements in entertainment head-units and higher smartphone penetration will result in App-capability reaching a fifth of all consumer vehicles