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Lifestyle & consumption

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Lifestyle & consumption

Never-ending sales threaten the sustainability of commerce

Black Friday has morphed into Black Week, and in some shops even Black Month. Researcher Gabriella Wulff is finding that retailers are getting stuck in a vicious cycle of sales, promotions and overproduction.

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Lifestyle & consumption

New currencies – a piece of the puzzle in the climate transition?

Imagine you have a special account with money that you can only use in certain stores or to buy certain items. How would this work in practice? Researchers at Lund University are studying how alternative currencies can contribute to more sustainable consumption.