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2020

Visable International joins forces with Kodiko in a project with a strong social impact.

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Visable International joins forces with Kodiko in a project with a strong social impact.

Paris, 08 December 2020 – Visable International, publisher of the EUROPAGES B2B sourcing engine, attracting 40 million visitors a year, 20,000 active customers and about 60 employees who speak 16 languages, is committed to the professional integration of refugees alongside the Kodiko association. 

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Corona accelerates digitalisation

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Corona accelerates digitalisation

The EU summit agreed on the largest budget and financial recovery package in the history of the EU. Over the next seven years, a total of €1.8 trillion will ensure that European countries survive the consequences of the corona pandemic as unscathed as possible. Visable CEO Peter F. Schmid welcomes the decision on the recovery fund. 

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Survey shows: German SMEs expect considerable sales losses also for 2021  

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Survey shows: German SMEs expect considerable sales losses also for 2021  

In mid-October, the autumn forecast of the Ministry of Economics predicted a change in gross domestic product of -5.4 per cent compared to the previous year. In 2021, the economy is expected to pick up slightly again. But the SMEs in Germany say something different:

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Visable International joins forces with Kodiko in a project with a strong social impact.

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Visable International joins forces with Kodiko in a project with a strong social impact.

Paris, 08 December 2020 – Visable International, publisher of the EUROPAGES B2B sourcing engine, attracting 40 million visitors a year, 20,000 active customers and about 60 employees who speak 16 languages, is committed to the professional integration of refugees alongside the Kodiko association. 

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B2B platform "Wer liefert was" relaunches itself with a more modern design and brand new features 

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B2B platform "Wer liefert was" relaunches itself with a more modern design and brand new features 

Hamburg, 25th September 2020 - From now on Visables' presents "Wer liefert was", the most successful B2B platform in the DACH region, in a completely new look and boasting extensive technical improvements. The name is simplified from "Wer liefert was" to the catchy, wlw. The claim "Einfach. Besser. Entscheiden." sums up the new self-image of the platform:

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Visable International strengthens its product division with the arrival of Romain Richaud as Product Manager.

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Visable International strengthens its product division with the arrival of Romain Richaud as Product Manager.

Hamburg, 25th September 2020 - From now on Visable presents the most successful B2B platform in the DACH region "Wer liefert was" in a completely new look and with far-reaching technical changes. The name is simplified from "Wer liefert was" to the simple and catchy short form wlw. The claim "Einfach. Besser. Entscheiden." sums up the new self-image of the platform:

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Visable CEO Peter F. Schmid comments on EU recovery fund

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Visable CEO Peter F. Schmid comments on EU recovery fund

The EU summit agreed on the largest budget and financial recovery package in the history of the EU. Over the next seven years, a total of €1.8 trillion will ensure that European countries survive the consequences of the corona pandemic as unscathed as possible. Visable CEO Peter F. Schmid welcomes the decision on the recovery fund. 

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Despite COVID: Visable once again reports record turnover in 2020

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Despite COVID: Visable once again reports record turnover in 2020

Hamburg, 11 January 2021.  By investing heavily in its products and new talent, Visable has been able to establish itself as a strong digital partner for industrial SMEs with its EUROPAGES and wlw (formerly "Wer liefert was") platforms. Traffic on both has steadily increased and an increase of 23 per cent in new business alone led to a record turnover of 58 million euros.  

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Trend indicator for SMEs: One in five companies sees the possibility of insolvency in the near future

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Trend indicator for SMEs: One in five companies sees the possibility of insolvency in the near future

Hamburg, 30 April 2020 - The state of emergency continues. The Corona crisis has hit the the small and medium sized entreprises (SMEs) particularly hard in recent weeks and there is no sign of an easing of the situation. After a poll at the beginning of March, Visable has now again asked around 300 SMEs from the DACH region about the consequences of Corona.[1] 

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Visable records significantly higher demand on its B2B platform „Wer liefert was“

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Visable records significantly higher demand on its B2B platform „Wer liefert was“

The Corona crisis accelerates the switch to new digital channels for purchasing and sales. The provider of Europe's two largest online B2B platforms has recorded significantly higher access figures in March and the first weeks of April. This is due to the ongoing Corona crisis.
   

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2019

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Procurement 4.0: wlw Connect interconnects buyers and suppliers

Hamburg, 12. December 2019 – The purchasing process can be lengthy and characterized by wastage. The new service wlw Connect from "Wer liefert was", the leading B2B marketplace in Europe, brings professional buyers and suppliers together in a targeted manner and thus simplifies and accelerates the decision-making process significantly.

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More strategic, more digital, more networked: the purchaser's profession is becoming increasingly demanding

Hamburg, 13 November 2019 - The "Purchaser Report 2019" of "Wer liefert was" shows: The job of the buyer in Germany is changing. Strategic and digital skills are getting more important. The report shows which challenges the career of the buyer still offers and where German purchasers particularly like to buy.

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Srikanth Achanta

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Visable continues to invest in tech skills: Srikanth Achanta now leads the Software Development

Hamburg, 9 July 2019 - Srikanth Achanta takes on the newly created position of Senior Director Engineering at Visable. He will be responsible across locations for the entire Software Development of the two B2B platforms "Wer liefert was" and EUROPAGES.
 

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Visable is Europe’s B2B Champion - New Umbrella for “Wer liefert was”, Europages and Gebraucht.de

Hamburg, 27 May 2019 - The leading B2B marketplace “Wer liefert was” (wlw) and the B2B platform EUROPAGES are now part of the new corporate brand Visable. Both platforms will continue as Visable brands respectively offerings, as will the online marketing services already offered today.

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Carsten Brandt
Head of Corporate Communications

ABC-Straße 21
20354 Hamburg
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T +49 (0)40 2 54 40-131
F +49 (0)40 2 54 40-99131
carsten.brandt@visable.com

For media enquiries

If you have any questions, are looking for an interview partner or would like to be included in our press loop – just write to us. We look forward to hearing from you!

Carsten Brandt
Head of Corporate Communications

ABC-Straße 21
20354 Hamburg
Germany
T +49 (0)40 2 54 40-131
F +49 (0)40 2 54 40-99131
carsten.brandt@visable.com

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