THE FUTURE OF RETAIL AND CONSUMPTION
As consumers, people are significantly influenced in their behaviour and decisions by new technological, economic and social developments. Once a trend becomes mainstream, it can turn entire industries and business models upside down. The GDI investigates such disruptions in the system, analyses the consequences for retail and identifies new models.
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European Food Trends Report 2021
The Big Entanglement: Food Between Microchips and Microbiomes
The "European Food Trends Report 2021" outlines three scenarios for the future of our food system.
Global Consumption Protests (in German)
Rebellion between hope and hype
What unites the global protest movements? How do they differ? How does this activism transfer to consumption? These are the questions the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute examines in its latest study "Global Consumer Protests: Rebellion between Hope and Hype".
The End of Consumption as We Know It
When data makes retail superflous
The This revolution is driven by the power of data and analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), as well as by emerging disciplines typically unrelated to classic retail.
Dr. Johannes C. Bauer
Dr. Johannes C. Bauer is Head Think Tank at the Gottlieb Duttweiler
Institute. In his research, he examines changes in consumer and purchasing behavior, the future of retail against the backdrop of long-term consumer, technology and business model trends, and the opportunities and risks of digitalization for business and society. Before joining GDI, he worked for a strategy consulting firm and as a marketing professor at the University of St. Gallen, where he is still a lecturer.
Karin Frick is Principal Researcher at the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute. The economist analyses trends and counter-trends in the economy, society and consumption and regularly speaks on these subjects at conferences and congresses.
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