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05/09/2013 PROFILE > Acheteur

Results of the eighth annual barometer for large group relations - SMEs

During the summer conference of the Medef (28, 29 and 30 August 2013), the Observatory for Relations with innovative Large Companies - SMEs presented the results of its annual survey.
In comparison with 2012, the issue of developing relations with clients/prospective clients during the last two years, 38% declared this to be improved (- 7 points), 29% stated this had worsened (+19 points) and 32% that this had remained stable (-13 points).
Moreover, other results have been issued:
•   around 2/3 of SMEs questioned state that they record turnover with large companies;
•    A little over half of the panel indicated that the large company partner represented help to open up towards international markets;
•    2/3 of large companies questioned spend less than 20% of their budget on innovative SMEs and believe that their organisations are not adapted to development of relations with SMEs.

Access the presentation slides "Trophies from the Observatory for relations between Large Companies - innovative SMEs"