by Costanza Cerasi
The Spanish movie market is booming. This incredible progress of the industry started in 2015, as Ramón Colom, president of FAPAE (Confederation of Spanish audiovisual producers), gave a positive review of how Spanish cinema at home was received, with a 19% stake and over 100 million euros.
by Costanza Cerasi
The way we have always been accustomed to shopping is changing and therefor also the job as shop assistant or shop manager. Many stores are closing and the most striking sign of this is that only in the United States, one of the world’s fashion powerhouses, more than 6,375 establishments have shut down. The big chains of clothing are in crisis and are trying to limit the damages, checking and possibly renewing their strategies. The numbers speak for themselves and are four digits long. In fact, the retail industry could suffer much more store closures this year than ever before.
At recent report by McKinsey & Company shows that 60% of the largest companies in emerging markets are of family nature. According to the Global Family Business Index, drawn up by the University of St. Gallen, the 500 largest family firms in the world account for 6.5 Billion dollars in annual sales, and employ 21 million people. Employers are anticipating change. Three out of four business leaders believe automation will require new skills over the next complexy years. People working in IT and customer service should feel optimistic. Those employers anticipate greatest increases in headcount, rapid growth in demand is also expected across almost all industries for defining the need to balance our production capacity and actual production: from family businesses to real professional entrepreneurial families.
The second biggest Spanish Bank BBVA invests strongly in digitalization. Chairman Francisco González believes that “the technological and digital transformation is an extraordinary opportunity, but actively managing the changes it entails is fundamental to ensuring equal opportunity and the transfer of its enormous benefits, advantages and possibilities to the whole of society.”
planet-bpm.com had the chance to talk to William Long who is running Long Wines, a export company based in Madrid. He is British and came to Spain specifically because of the wine culture and business of the country. We asked him how is the sector doing and what opportunities there are for young wine lovers.