Mette Lykke: “When you save a meal, you just feel good!”

One-third of food produced is thrown away, and it’s hurting the environment. Entrepreneur Mette Lykke of Too good to go explains how she saved 3500 tons of carbon dioxide by using her app to reduce food waste.

Sir Ian Cheshire: “You will be murdered”

It's a tough time for department stores. Yet Debenhams Chairman Sir Ian Cheshire sees potential for this format, namely as a curator who brings “newness” to customers via fresh products and brands.

AI is the future of gastronomy

At Stockholm Pizzeria 1889, the future is already here. "Bi by Ai" is the concept behind the food; restaurant designer Benjamin Calleja explains how artificial intelligence will revolutionise gastronomy.

Debates on Artificial Intelligence: Arts vs. Technology?

Artificial intelligence, equality and social justice – in his third article, GDI researcher Zhan Li focuses on the interface between technology and the arts. He interviewed historian of technology Marie Hicks and AI specialist Valencia James.

Food Disruption Map: Innovations between acceptance and rejection

The topic of food is on everyone's lips; the field of new technologies and innovations relating to our nutrition is correspondingly diverse. The GDI's Food Disruption Map shows which trends are on the brink of a technological and social breakthrough and which are far removed from it.

What does Generation Z want?

How could under 23s be recruited for the retail industry? And is it possible to work with millennials and Generation Z at all? In a video interview with the GDI, headhunter Lucy Harris speaks to changes and opportunity in the retail industry.

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67th International Retail Summit 2017 – the best photos

Speakers, guests and impressions in the gallery of our media partner NZZ Online.

Blockchain Valley Conference – the best photos

Speakers, guests and impressions in the gallery of our media partner NZZ Online.