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The psychology of creating a circular economy

K3’s latest research found that consumers increasingly want retailers to do more for the environment. Indeed, 2 in 5 of them want to see more upcycling schemes implemented while 36% wish for more second-hand goods to be resold.   These statistics mirror what Dr. Kerli Kant Hvass, Circular Economy Researcher and Consultant has been saying for a long time. She

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How AI will reshape retail

“This isn’t the beginning of the end, it’s the end of the beginning.”   The emergence of disruptive AI technologies has forced many industries to rethink how they approach business.   We recently caught up with Sean Culey, Business Transformation advisor and author of Transition Point: From Steam to the Singularity, who shared his thoughts on how the

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Is second-hand the future of retail?

The fashion industry accounts for around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, environmental conscientiousness has seen fast fashion taking a backseat, while sales of second-hand clothing are set to grow 69% between 2019 and 2021. Dr. Kerli Kant Hvass, founder of circular economy consultancy, Revaluate, explains why...

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Digitalising the high street for good

Dr Jackie Mulligan, CEO of ShopAppy is on a mission to save the high street with a platform that helps customers shop locally. We sat down with her to find out more about the role digitalisation could play in high street sustainability, and why big and small retailers need to work together to make it happen.

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