1 More companies
There are 3,047 establishments, or 7.7% of the 39,420 companies in Charente-Maritime. A number…
1 More companies
There are 3,047 establishments, or 7.7% of the 39,420 companies in Charente-Maritime. A figure that rises 7.1%. In fact, there were more creations (352) than deletions (134). The services sector (personal services, rental, cleaning, transport, advice, training, etc.) has a great weight for 38.4% of the companies. It is followed by trade (31.6%); accommodation and restaurants (11%); construction (9.1%); industry, water and energy (8.8%) and agriculture (1%). Trends that more or less correspond to those of the department.
2 Aeronautics, this heavyweight
57% of the boxes do not have employees; 36.6% have between 1 and 9; 5.2% employ between 10 and 49 years. This means that 93.6% of companies have less than ten employees. Finally, 37 companies (1.2%) employ 50 or more people. The largest employers are: Stelia (over 900 employees); Malichaud and Leclerc (more than 200); then Simair, Aber Propreté, Nautitech catamarans, Keolis, Métal Chrome, Intermarché, Blondel coastal construction and aerologistics (more than 100). Of the 3,000 employees of these 11 companies, about 2,000 work in aeronautics.
3 Creations, yes but
2021 saw the birth of 352 new establishments, that is, 13.2% more than in 2020 (+10.7% in Charente-Maritime), while another 177 were born from January to May 2022. Services remain very represented with 144 new boxes (41%) , of which 22 are related to food delivery by bicycle, with Uber Eats and Deliveroo in particular. 114 new businesses have been opened (32%), half of which are non-sedentary or sell online. The territory also registered 35 creations under construction; 34 in accommodation and restaurants (including 20 in fast food and only five in traditional); 24 in industry, water and energy; and only one in agriculture. “For online sales, home delivery and fast food, it’s huge and it distorts the numbers,” said Muriel Robin, who profiled the new entrepreneurs: people who came from all over France to change their lives. .