Today we launch the European Consumer Payment Report 2019
The European Consumer Payment Report (ECPR) is an annual report which describes European consumers ability to manage household finances. The report is based on an external survey of 24,000 consumers in 24 European countries.
Black Friday: Indications of a shift towards a more sustainable consumption among European consumers
4 out of 10 Europeans say their interest in sustainability motivates them to limit their spending. As Black Friday approaches, does this indicate a shift towards a more sustainable consumption?
The World Savings Day: Report shows Europeans still don’t put money aside
4 out of 10 Europeans say they do not save money each month. The situation is most prominent among consumers in Latvia and Greece, where close to 60% state the same. Savings can help us achieve our dreams and not end up in financial strain, says Anna Fall, Chief Brand & Communications Officer at Intrum.
Gender gap in Nordic household debt
There is a gender gap in debt collection claims in the Nordic region. A new report from Europe’s largest credit management service company Intrum shows that close to 6 out of 10 debt collection cases regard male debtors.
More Nordic seniors is struggling with debt
More senior citizens are struggling with debt in the Nordic region and the growth is twice as large compared to other age groups. “Underlying long-term demographic trends and new consumption patterns can be two explaining factors,” says Anette Willumsen, Managing Director – North European Region.
Enjoying a summer break without breaking the bank
The summer holidays are coming, but travelling to faraway shores can be expensive, and for some people a vacation is a source of further stress. Our report show many Europeans taking loans to pay for their holidays.
UN International SMEs day: Report finds SMEs still being pressured to accept longer payment periods
Six out of ten SMEs around Europe experience pressure to accept longer payment terms. One in four say the pressure is coming from large, multinational corporations. Sound payment terms should be the norm, says Mikael Ericson, CEO and President of Intrum.
Three ways to a sustainable economy
Intrum’s first-ever combined Annual and Sustainability Report has set out a roadmap for leading the way towards a sound, sustainable economy.
The International Day of Families 2019: One in four European families under financial strain
The International Day of Families, which takes place on May 15 each year, spread awareness of the social, economic and demographic changes that are affecting families worldwide. Although the family as a unit may have changed in the past quarter of a century, one thing remains a key issue: personal finances.