Publications

The GDI regularly publishes studies, videos and updates on trends in retail, consumption and society.

Are you interested in a GDI presentation, commissioned study or workshop? Get in touch with us.

Out and about with smart assistants

Out and About With Smart Assistants

A scenario for travelling in the future

Study, 2019 (free download)

Languages: German, French, English
Commissioned by: Conference of Regional Tourism Directors in Switzerland (RDK)

Learn more
The End of Consumption

The End of Consumption as We Know It

When data makes retail superfluous

GDI Study No. 46 / 2019

Languages: German, English
Publishers: GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft
Format: PDF

Learn more
Study The New Volunteers

The New Volunteers

Study, 2018 (free download)

Authors: Jakub Samochowiec, Leonie Thalmann, Andreas Müller
Languages: German, French
Commissioned by: Migros Kulturprozent

Learn more
Trend-Updates
Map Climatestrike

Generation #ClimateStrike – Snapshot of a radical movement

Within months, Greta Thunberg's individual school strike against climate change turned into a movement that brings hundreds of thousands of students onto the streets for the #ClimateStrike. Who mobilises Generation Z? An analysis.

Learn more
Sarah Diane Eck

How Sandblock disrupts the billion dollar industry of loyalty programs

French startup Sandblock wants to revolutionise customer loyalty with blockchain. CEO and co-founder Sarah-Diane Eck explains her business model in a video – and at the GDI Retail Summit.

Learn more