Hybrid business models are successful. Companies which offer solutions bundling manufactured products and services are well endowed with success factors and achieve better growth in turnover and employment than the average of German companies. Despite this, hybrid models are not widespread. To date only 16 per cent of all companies have a hybrid character. One reason for this is the obstacles hybrid companies face. They must deploy more resources and master a higher level of complexity. Nevertheless, these companies are convinced that the benefits outweigh the drawbacks. Thus in five years a fifth of all companies in Germany are expected to be pursuing the hybrid model.
A Statement of the G7 countries under the presidency of Germany in June 2022 expressed the intention of establishing an international climate club that is open and cooperative, with aspirations ranging from coordinating ambitious and transparent climate ...
In 2021, German unit labour costs were an average of 13 per cent higher than in the 27 countries in our comparison and 8 per cent higher than in other countries in the Eurozone.