American Express’ 2019 Global SME Pulse, Strategies to Boost the Bottom Line, conducted by Oxford Economics, reveals that while SMEs remain positive about the economy and their strategies for the future, they also have a number of challenges to tackle in 2019. Click here to download the full report.
1. In October and November 2018, Oxford Economics surveyed senior executives at 3,000 SMEs, ranging in size from 10 to 250 employeesacross 12 countries and 16 industries. Telephone interviews were used to explore opportunities and threats, business prospects, strategies, investments, and how SMEs could be better supported by changes to regulation, financing, and government support.*“Promoting innovation in established SMEs” OECD Policy Note, February 2018 at https://www.oecd.org/cfe/smes/ministerial/documents/2018-SME-Ministerial-Conference-Parallel-Session-4.pdf