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, 14th September 2022
Ever greater numbers of online traders are affected by fraud
Over 86% of all the traders questioned declared that they had already been affected by fraud on at least one occasion. In the past 12 months, loss levels amounting to over CHF 100,000 have doubled in comparison with the previous year. Traders are also increasingly outsourcing their fraud prevention measures, as shown by a joint survey undertaken by business intelligence agency CRIF and the trade association, Handelsverband.Swiss.
Zurich, 24 August 2022
Slight rise in the rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland
In comparison with January 2022, the rate of defaulting debtors has increased slightly, from 6.3% to 6.4%. The number of over-indebted individuals has risen to 556,959, with men aged between 38 and 41 having the highest rate of defaulting debtors.
Zurich, 4 August 2022
Another increase in bankruptcies in July
In July 2022, the number of business bankruptcies rose by 24.2% in comparison with the previous year. The highest percentage hike was in the Cantons of Ticino, Basel-Stadt, and Valais. In terms of sector, architectural and engineering firms reported the greatest percentage growth.