Afaemme News

Euran rakennustarvike is a hardware retail company owned by the Helin family. It sells building materials, painting supplies, tools, gardening products and much more in its three stores. Because of economic recession the company was confronted with economic difficulties. They began investigating how the profitability of their business model can be improved.

Date

July 17, 2017

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Finding a way to encourage even more private sector investment in Europe is essential for promoting growth and job creation across the EU. First and foremost, the obstacles to investment, such as lack of stability and predictability, over-regulation and the high cost of doing business, should be removed. Secondly, more efforts are needed to promote private investment both at EU and national level.

Date

July 3, 2017

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Many innovations are being made in the transport and logistics sector, including a trend towards hiring more women in the industry. SIL 2017 had many panelists who discussed the changes taking place in the sector, including improving working conditions, expanding cultural and gender diversity, working towards higher wages and union alliances, digitizing services, and more, all to attract young people and make the transport and logistics industry more competitive and innovative.

Date

June 29, 2017

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In this new technological and global world, businesses must adapt quickly to maintain success. BIZBarcelona had many excellent panelists and speakers who discussed the topic of making necessary business changes, including practicing workplace and cultural sensitivity, staying focused on constant innovation, marketing using personalized internet content, internationalizing business offerings, and more. Being able to adjust to market demands guarantees happy employees, buy-in from stakeholders and staying competitive!

Date

June 29, 2017

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AFAEMME has organized, last 20 th June, an awareness session with title 'Managing diversity' for automotive spanish company employees at SEAT.The training, took place in offices that the company has in Zona Franca, Barcelona. The main objectives of the tranining were awareness and diversity work in the company for a better social integration. Thank you SEAT TEAM!!

Date

June 23, 2017

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SecondCoach is a start-up company. One of the founding members is a young football coach, who got the idea for a mobile application that would enable, on one side, coach to plan training activities and on the other side, kids’ parents to follow up on kids’ progress. For more details visit: http://www.second-coach.com/

Date

June 16, 2017

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Afaemme President's, Maria Helena de Felipe, as EESC member, has attended a public hearing on "Family and traditional businesses in regional development" in Thessaloniki last may 29th. The meeting is cooperation with the Federation of Traders, Producers and Entrepreneurs of Central-East Macedonia and Thrace and the Thessaloniki’s Traders Association. A number of topical industrial developments and trends are currently at the focus of attention.

Date

May 30, 2017

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My Foods the digital menu for restaurant owners and consumers. It is a mobile service where restaurants can add their menu and the ingredients of the meals, and on the other hand consumers can look for a restaurants offering a certain dish without a certain allergen. It was launched by OKKAM, an Italian IT company, early 2015 when European Union new allergen rules came into effect.

Date

May 19, 2017

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In the framework of the EESC Meeting, the Employers' group, dated on 11th May, our the President of AFAEMME Ms M. Helena de Felipe has attended this meeting, in La Valletta, Malta. Participated also business actors from Malta, Ms Doris Sammut, President of MEA, the Business Association of Malta and Vice-President of AFAEMME, join also with the President of Malta Ms. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and the Maltese Prime Minister Mr. Joseph Muscat, providing us with a clear vision of the economic reality and the business prospects of Maltese.

Date

May 16, 2017

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Today introducing a Business Makeover proyect on Reselling. Reseling means that a company distributes the goods of another business. Resellers typically also provide advice on the product. Here is an example: Optomed, is a finnish medical technology company producing handheld retinal cameras for eye disease screening. Visit http://www.optomed.com/

Date

April 28, 2017

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