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Analysis Interview: How Turo Is Building A Marketplace For On-Demand Car Sharing

The head of Turo's U.K. team tells PSFK how the platform is poised to fundamentally shift the nature of car ownership, enabling a service it describes as the Airbnb of car-sharing and letting car owners make money on their vehicle's idle time

Brand Activation & Immersion Airbnb Enters Luxury Hotel Space With New York Skyscraper Properties

The homesharing app hopes to capture the spend of its millennial demographic as they age into professional travel and increased income with apartment-style suites at Rockefeller Plaza

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Marriott Home-Rental Service Offers Travelers Airbnb Alternative

Hotel giant Marriott is testing a pilot home-rental program in Europe, launching in the U.S. later if successful

Entertainment AppleTV Streamers Can Enjoy Airbnb Original Programming

The home-share platform is creating original programming for AppleTV as well as potentially launching its own content studio

Fashion & Apparel Interview: How A Wedding Planning Platform Caters To Modern Nuptial Needs

Zola brand director, Jennifer Spector, explains how the site consolidates the complex wedding planning process with today's couples in mind, building its functionalities around consumer feedback, needs and lifestyles

Home Furniture Startup Pays Owners To Show Wares To Potential Customers

In a creative application of the sharing economy, Outer is solving for the challenge of furniture viewing before purchase by turning private residence into showrooms, letting potential customers see items in owners' homes

Loyalty & Membership Recharge Lets Guests Book Pay-By-Minute Stays In Private Residences

The platform that allows members to book quick hotel stays is expanding its services to private homes in the style of Airbnb, letting guests pay by the minute for short sessions in vetted residences

Features 5 Must-See Spots From PSFK's Chicago Retail Guide

In PSFK’s Chicago Retail Guide, we highlight some of the key players creating innovative retail and hospitality concepts in the Windy City

Automotive Airbnb's Navigation Tool Helps Travelers Locate Off-Trail Stays

Geocoding system What3words is teaming up with Airbnb to help its customers hunt down unique or hidden lodges not easily found through other navigation services, like a tent in a Mongolian forest

Beauty Top DTC Brands Ranked On PSFK Retail Innovation Tracker

This data, gathered via PSFK's Innovation Tracker survey, analyzes today's top direct-to-consumer brands and the strategies that help them succeed

Store Experience & Design Guests Of The Standard Hotel Can Convene In A Virtual Lobby

In a time when brands like Airbnb are redefining hospitality, The Standard is playing to its strengths by offering customers a virtual, app-based lobby to encourage spontaneous connection between guests

Merchandising & Curation Hilton Luxury Hostel Brand Provides Travelers With Fashionable Yet Affordable Stays

The hospitality company's Motto brand is designed to appeal to younger travelers, offering them lower-cost and flexible accommodations in prime urban areas to compete with alternatives like Airbnb

Post Purchase Service & Support This Airbnb Competitor Specializes In Luxe Accommodations For Large Guest Groups

After achieving success in multiple cities, Domio is taking its apartment-hotel model country-wide through a series of expansion.

Op-Ed Op-Ed: Reinventing The Smart Home Sector With Intuitive & Proactive Technology

Using analysis pulled from our research reports, PSFK founder Piers Fawkes shares his insights on why the potential of the connected home never materialized, and how tech companies can more seamlessly and successfully serve the needs of today's consumer