Back to the future with barter

Barter is making a comeback. That’s because technology has made it a lot easier to swap things online. It also means people can give away things like personal data to tech companies in return for services. But for the consumer, these trades can be very lopsided and that is why tech companies like them. The FT’s Gillian Tett explains how barter can be made fairer.


You might like this

by Lombard Odier
The sustainability revolution

The next economic revolution is already underway - and it is driven by sustainability. Exclusive insight from Carolina Minio-Paluello, Global Head of Sales and Solutions for Lombard Odier Investment Managers, as she describes what the sustainable revolution means for companies, sectors and investors.

Discover more content on the topics that inspire, engage and inform the world we live in today at the FT Channels hub.