Research: leasing industry in Germany grows

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of artworks over wardrobes up to whole bee colors: leasing offers are now going far beyond the classic car alasing.

Dieter Schimanski von der Firma «Bee-Rent» transportiert in seinem Garten Kisten mit Mietbienen. © Carmen Jaspersen / DPA Dieter Schimanski from the company "Bee-Rent" transports boxes with rental bees in his garden.

«Today, people from lifestyle reasons and sustainability aspects would like to choose a subscription model from all industries," says Daniel Ishikawa, Managing Director of Lyght Living Furniture Leasing from the Hessian Rodgau. This is mainly for younger people. Ishikawa's company has specialized in the rental of furniture and electrical articles for the living and office area.

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The Corona pandemic also has an impact on the needs of consumers and companies. "Corona has led to the fact that life is even harder to plan. Many customers do not want to bind things to things in the long term, "he says.

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sometimes the customers do not want to separate anymore, so the experience of Dieter Schimanski, owner of Bee-Rent from the Lower Saxony Ganderkesee, who has rented entire bee colonies on time since 2015. Let the joy be awakened at the Imern, the few wanted to stop again. "So the fewest customers give their bees back," says the beekeeper. Among its customers are mainly companies that use the honey for example for advertising purposes. In addition, the honeycomb will regularly become the company event for the employees of the companies, says Schimanski.

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According to the Federal Association of German Leasing Companies (BDL), the popularity of the bleed models has been growing for some time. "New business has grown continuously to the pandemic in recent years and reached a record value in 2019," reports BDL spokeswoman Kathrin Dickhoff. In 2019, new treaties on assets in the acquisition value of € 76.9 billion (previous year: 69.1 billion) were completed in 2019. Despite the different new offers, cars and commercial vehicles are still in demand: they are clearly the largest object group with 79 percent.

like other industries, too, the leasing industry has not spared from the Corona crisis. In the pandemeal year 2020, new business declined by 8.6 percent. In the first half of 2021, however, the industry has recorded a strong recovery and catching effect, the association speaker says: New business has grown by 8.3 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.

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works of art on time for home

The owner of the Karlsruher Kunstverleihen Contemp-Rent, Yvonne Hohner, set in the pandemic at least for private customers a higher interest. Many people increased in the pandemic increasingly worth a nice home. "To find the right picture, however, takes time.» Customers could take home paintings and sculptures in the context of leasing. The fear of bad decisions take away from many private customers, she says.

The consumer Center Rhineland-Palatinate warns, however, to underestimate the cost of leasing objects. Often the acquisition costs of objects such as laptops or cell phones seemed very high, says Maximilian Heitkämper from the consumer center Rhineland-Palatinate. Many products are still cheaper in direct purchase than the total cost of a leasing contract, which consists of several months.

In addition, the maintenance of the lending item lies with a leasing contract in the responsibility of the customer. "If the item is breaking, you have to go straight," he says. Through any applicable repair costs, leasing could therefore be significantly more expensive than a direct purchase in the end.

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