sharing economy

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

Automotive Interview: How Rally Rd. Is Reinventing Car Investment For A Sharing Economy

The auto investment platform's co-founder Rob Petrozzo speaks to PSFK about investment equity where it concerns classic cars and other high-ticket items, as well as why the future car experience will be about sharing, not owning

Brand Activation & Immersion NYRIW Preview: Storefront CEO On How To Use Pop-Ups To Test New Markets & Geographies

Ahead of a panel on Rethinking Retail Real Estate, the retail startup's CEO, Mohamed Haouache, lends his insights on enabling short-term retail for brands like Hermes, Google, L'Oreal and more, as well as on China's fast-growing place in the future of retail (physical and otherwise)

Fashion & Apparel Disruptive Ecommerce Platform Offers Shopper Discounts For Social Shares

NeWants and Bluefly collaborated on a decentralized platform that is poised to disrupt online shopping, marshaling the social media accounts of its buyers, affiliates and influencers to generate brand awareness and drive sales

Design Digital Platform Brings The Sharing Economy Ethos To Interior Design World

A London-based home-decor sharing platform is enabling consumers to rapidly refurbish their homes, and is poised to change the dynamics of the interiors industry by embracing the sharing economy concept

Store Experience & Design Casper Creates A Lounge For Visitors To Nap On Demand

The mattress brand is convincing the city that never sleeps to catch some shut-eye with its luxury sleep incubator, a clever brand activation that joins the trend around experiential retail by offering on-demand napping

Entertainment Mini-Series Directed By Spike Lee Explores The Lives Of Uber Drivers

Amid a revamp of its company culture, the ridesharing platform partners with the activist director to show users how Uber celebrates the diversity of its drivers, helping reinforce a positive brand image and connecting with consumers through artistic and emotional appeals

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel HomeAway Adds Hotel Options To Its Rental Listings

Expedia's HomeAway is including hotels from the travel site among vacation home rental results to expand into urban markets and offer more choices

Loyalty & Membership How Dockless Bike Sharing Is Changing City Transit

New bike-sharing services eliminate the inconvenience of finding an open drop-off station, making cycling an even more appealing option for urban dwellers

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel With Apartment Rentals In Hotel Booking Engine, Marriott Tests Guest Services

Hotel chain gets into Airbnb territory by adding 200 vetted private UK homes to the world's biggest room booking site

Home Self-Storage Startup Adds A Social Element To Sharing Space

Neighbor uses social algorithms to build a trusted peer-to-peer platform that lets people rent out extra storage space

Delivery & Logistics General Motors' Maven Aims To Help Owners Rent Out Their Cars

This move from the auto company could help reshape what car ownership means by offering a platform for peer-to-peer vehicle rentals

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel How Brands Are Helping Travelers Stay Productive On The Go

Travel companies are enabling business travelers and working guests to optimize their productivity away from the office

Lyft Wants To Improve Baltimore Transportation With Bike Sharing

The transportation service is sponsoring five bike share stations across the city