Nestle has massive distribution power, Starbucks is desperate for European access. But will the deal between the two be a match made in coffee heaven? We discuss what it means for the Swiss food giant and what it means for you.
Innovation is an industry, and business is booming—that’s according to our expert this week on Corporate Switzerland. Leadership coach Lisa Christen travels the country meeting Swiss companies and tells us why we are still succeeding.
Denying victims access to money is one way that perpetrators of domestic abuse can use finances to control their partner. This was highlighted at a national conference in Bern as Switzerland looks to implement the Istanbul Convention, which aims to combat different types of violence against women.
Artificial intelligence is being used to connect patients with treatment, a development made possible by Europe’s largest telemedicine provider and IBM’s research lab in Rüschlikon. According to Andy Fischer, CEO of Medgate, this type of automation is vital to keeping health care costs down.
This week: The political and economic impact of the U.S. midterm elections, a fall from grace for Swiss asset manager GAM, and how Swiss businesses are cashing in on one of the biggest shopping days of the year.
During the 2018 edition of MassChallenge, an accelerator program for early-stage startups, fledging Swiss startups were rewarded for their innovative ideas. But now that it’s over, who will fund their continued growth?
Chinese shoppers account for 30 to 40 percent of online luxury goods purchases. Richemont has joined forces with e-commerce giant Alibaba, and the 11.11 Singles Day sale will be the first test. Jeffrey Towson, an Alibaba influencer, takes us behind the scenes of the world’s biggest shopping day.
Tijen Onaran is on mission to highlight the role women are playing in everything from AI to blockchain. She is the founder of Global Digital Women, which is teaming up with Amazon Germany for projects including Female Entrepreneur of the Future in 2019.
Christian Brönnimann was a researcher at the Paul Scherrer Institute before founding Dectris, his own company. The cameras have been selling so well, the company hasn’t needed any outside investors to finance growth.
Swiss TPH’s Nino Künzli says cities like Los Angeles have turned it around. But he warns that any improvements shouldn’t result in developing nations being used as pollution dumping grounds, arguing “the dirty production is done in places where we don’t have regulations.”
Its aim is to change the way we eat lunch. Now as winner of this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year award, Felfel says that Swiss businesses even tout its iconic fridge as a perk when trying to lure new talent. Hannah Wise met the team who says it’s saving us from dull lunchtimes.