• 1. Introduction and definition of the sector
  • 2. Methodology
  • 3. Institutional and economic structures and characteristics of the sector
  • 3.1 Number, size and distribution of the Second-Hand enterprises in Europe
  • 3.2 Legal forms and company organisation
  • 3.3 Business fields and products
  • 3.4 Acquisition of goods and sales structures
  • 3.5 Customers
  • 3.6 Employment figures and employment structures
  • 3.7 Regulations and legislation
  • 3.8 Network structures, cooperations and associations
  • 4. Trends and forecasts for the economic development of the sector
  • 4.1 Prognoses of the development of the profit and non-profit (social) enterprises in Europe
  • 4.2 Prognoses of the development of turnover figures, sales markets and customer structures
  • 4.3 Prognoses for business fields and products
  • 4.4 Changes in the legal framework conditions
  • 4.5 Development trends within the enterprises
  • 4.6 Change of work tasks
  • 5. Initial training as well as training/ qualification structures in the sector
  • 5.1 Educational levels of the employees in the Second-Hand sector
  • 5.2 General qualification approaches, strategies and concepts in Europe
  • 5.3 Corporate qualification approaches, strategies and concepts
  • 5.4 Relation between enterprises and education and training institutions