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David Bosshart: "Whoever gets convenience right, can win people over"

GDI CEO David Bosshart is convinced retailers' willingness to take risks should increase. New and innovative partnerships, for example, would enable them to successfully counteract declining margins. Bosshart sees the merger of analogue and digital, convenience, and moral consumption as the three major retail trends of the near future. A video interview.

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16.04.2019
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Verkehr

Prediction Products

More and more companies are designing their products in a way that they can create predictions from user data. It's nice when the products learn to fulfil our wishes even better - but it won't always be that nice, warns Shoshana Zuboff in her latest book.

03.04.2019
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Marcia Kilgore

How Marcia Kilgore built her beauty empire

Marcia Kilgore is one of the most successful recent beauty entrepreneurs. Here and at the GDI event "Eternity Now" Kilgore discusses beginner mistakes, sources of inspiration, and how she wants to revolutionise the cosmetics industry with her new company, Beauty Pie.

29.03.2019
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Olga Yurkova (stopfake.org) on propaganda and fake news

Olga Yurkova, co-founder of the investigative platform stopfake.org, talks about propaganda and fake news and the mechanisms behind them.

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21.03.2019
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Blockchain that goes under the skin

Payment, ticketing and identification: these functions are intended to help microchip implants achieve worldwide success. At least this is the hope of Jowan Österlund, founder of the chip implant supplier Biohax International. On 13 March 2019, Österlund was a speaker at the GDI Trend Day. A video interview.

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21.03.2019
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Loop

No more plastic: how a start-up reforms industry giants

Immer mehr Menschen wollen auf Plastik verzichten, nicht aber auf ihre plastikverpackten Lieblingsprodukte. Ein Paradoxon, dass bald keines mehr sein muss: Die E-Commerce-Plattform «Loop» bietet Marken-Deos, -Waschmittel und sogar -Mundwasser in nachhaltiger Verpackung an. Sein Geschäftsmodell erklärt Gründer Tom Szaky hier und an der GDI-Handelstagung.

21.03.2019
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Rama Akkiraju

AI Predictions: the next frontier

"The question is not, man versus machine, but how artificial intelligence can make us better." That's what Rama Akkiraju, one of the "Top 20 Women in AI Research" according to Forbes magazine, says. Rama explains who the winners of the AI revolution will be – here in a video and at GDI on 4 June 2019.

20.03.2019
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Aleksandra Przegalinska

Key-takeaways from the 15th European Trend Day

From attention hacking to artificial intelligence that recognises human emotions better than we humans do: at the GDI Trend Day 2019, thought leaders and innovative founders discussed the new interfaces of communication. A summary.

19.03.2019
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