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Current projects


Digcon: Digitalizing consumer culture
The project aims to contribute to the emerging tradition of practice-based approaches to consumption and particularly the study of market devices and their use in everyday markets. We use a multi-methodology approach in five work packages targeted at revealing different aspects of digitalized consumption. With a combination of common ethnographic qualitative and virtual ethnography but also historical methods, we will study digital consumption. Read more

Innovative solution strategies for grocery shopping
In many contexts individuals has responsibility for their own lives and well-being and there are many actors who are willing to guide the consumers to better lifestyles, for example the retailers who have the possibility to change the way consumers do their grocery shopping. Read more

Retail shopping and the last mile transport: past, present and future transformations
The project addresses an important part of the transport system with its focus on last mile deliveries in retail shopping. Representing a large share of the transports performed in society, it is an area where changes have great impact on the overall performance of the transport system. To contribute to the transition to a more sustainable transport system, a better understanding of these transports and their transition is required. Read more

Return to sender
In Sweden, 3.3 million shipments of goods bought online are returned annually, with clothing accounting for the largest proportion. How do retailers deal with these returns and what can be done to minimize the impact of reverse logistics on energy use and the environment? Read more


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