Instead of worrying about buying fewer things, our focus should be on designing products that are less harmful to our environment and the labour force that creates them.
New research suggests that vegetarians might live longer, for reasons other than their diet.
Sandeep Dadlani takes a look the future of consumption in a time of rapid technological change.
What is the future of consumption? Four things to know:
These are the world's biggest corporations, based on market capitalization.
Public-private partnership and continuous innovation in security technology are society’s best defence against cybercrime.
Every day too many men and women in countries across the globe struggle to feed their children a simple, nutritious meal. Here are 5 things we need to do to change that.
Amazon unveils Amazon Go, its new shop that allows customers to grab their items and leave, paying automatically through their Amazon account.
The authors look at the difficulties in measuring inequality.
To combat its ‘throwaway consumer culture’, Sweden has announced tax breaks on repairs to clothes, bicycles, fridges and washing machines. Will it help to reduce waste?
Cathrine Jansson-Boyd examines the impact of consumption on happiness.
Legend or laughing stock? The big risk of predicting the future.
Transactions are increasingly being completed through chat interfaces. Welcome to conversational commerce.
Your cheap clothes have a hidden cost. But it is possible to be a "conscious consumer" on a budget.
Prices of mobile phones, toys, software and televisions have plummeted, while the cost of food, housing and other essentials is rising fast.