News and Events
Reduction in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 4th quarter
Reduction of 2.4% in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 4th quarter
In Switzerland, 2.4% fewer companies were founded in the fourth quarter.
Study on fraud in Swiss online trading 2018
Over 92% of all the traders they surveyed had been affected by fraud and report higher losses
CRIF SA, in conjunction with the Swiss Association of mail order traders (Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels VSV), conducted another online survey in October 2018 of Swiss online and mail order retailers on the subject of fraud. More than 92 percent of the retailers contacted had already been affected at least once by fraud.
CRIF rate of defaulting debtors
Debtor ratio in Switzerland rises sharply to 6.1%
Across the whole of Switzerland, the ratio of debtors has risen from a level of 5.6% in 2017 to 6.1%.
Zurich, 23 May 2019
Digital Commerce Award
CRIF sponsored the Connect Digital Commerce conference and the Digital Commerce Award. Daniel Gamma presented the award in the Lifestyle and Hobby category to the winner, Digitec Galaxus. Congratulations.
Lugano, 7 May 2019
Annual CRIF meeting in Lugano
On 7 May 2019 the 8th annual meeting with CRIF took place in Lugano in the Italian part of Switzerland. CRIF presented various studies based on their data and clients and partners presented their success stories.
Zurich, 28 September 2017
CRIF Update 2017
The traditional CRIF Update customer event took place in Zurich at the end of September. This tackled topics such as address management, Financial Intermediary Casino and innovations and analyses from CRIF.
Zurich, 4 July 2019
Fall of 0.9% in the number of business start-ups in the second quarter of 2019
11,126 new businesses were set up in the second quarter of 2019, representing a fall of 0.9% compared with the previous year. The largest highest net growth expressed as a percentage of existing companies was reported by the cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden (2.1%), Vaud (1.9%), Lucerne, Valais and Thurgau, with 1.8% each.
Zurich, 3 April 2019
11,599 business start-ups in the first quarter of 2019 – growth of 4.9% compared with same period of previous year
CRIF AG has examined the number of new businesses that were established during the first quarter of 2019, as well as the number of companies that were deleted over the same period. The highest net growth expressed as a percentage of existing companies was experienced in the Cantons of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Freiburg, Vaud, Zug and Aargau. The only canton to demonstrate a fall in the level of growth was Uri.
Zurich, 7 March 2017
Where are Swiss companies going? Businesses numbers rise in Zug but fall in Zurich
CRIF AG has looked at the relocation destinations for companies entered in the commercial register in Switzerland over the course of 2018. The cantons of Zug, Thurgau and Lucerne saw the highest net inward relocation figures. The highest number of jobs were created in Zug, Lucerne and Vaud.