Ageing and Lifestyle
The number of over-60s is likely to grow more than 5 time faster than the under-60 population until 2030*
Just 9% of retail transaction are made online today, which will likely grow as smartphone adoption rises globally*
Forecast to grow 10-15% annually until 2025*, the robotics industry is rapidly changing how we live and work
Huge demographic and environmental changes are forecast to make CleanTech a $1.3 trillion market by 2020*
The growth of the global middle class is at a 150-year high, boosting consumption in Asia and the developing world*
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How is consolidation transforming the payments industry?
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How are robots driving growth in non-automotive industries?
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*Ageing & Lifestyle - US Department of Commerce, latest data available as of March 2018
*Connected Consumer - Citi Research, Citi GPS “Technology at work v3.0”, August 2017
*Automation - IFR World Robotics Report 2017, latest available data as of March 2018.
*CleanTech - Financier Worldwide, “Investing in the clean technology revolution”, January 2016
*Transitioning Societies - UN, correct as at March 2018
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