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Independent contractor ruling on FedEx drivers could affect 'sharing economy' - Sacramento Business Journal

Independent contractor ruling on FedEx drivers could affect 'sharing economy' - Sacramento Business Journal | sharing economy | Scoop.it
A federal court panel ruling this week holding that FedEx drivers were misclassified as independent contractors could have major implications for "sharing economy" companies — firms that provide services ranging from on-demand transportation to food delivery, maid service, grocery shopping and errand running.
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Airbnb's positive economic impact in cities around the world

Airbnb's positive economic impact in cities around the world | sharing economy | Scoop.it
We want to learn about the Airbnb community’s positive impact on the cities we love, visit, and share. We’ve conducted studies in nine cities.
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How The Sharing Economy Is Changing My Life - Dot Complicated

How The Sharing Economy Is Changing My Life - Dot Complicated | sharing economy | Scoop.it
There are a few reasons why I am super interested in the emerging collaborative economy and I’d like to share how my life and sense of community have greatly improved through it over the past 12 months.
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A nutty idea for New York City: making bike share work. @jasonWSJ

A nutty idea for New York City: making bike share work. @jasonWSJ | sharing economy | Scoop.it
New York City's transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan had a nutty idea: making bike lanes and bike share work.
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How Will the Sharing Economy Disrupt Your Business?

How Will the Sharing Economy Disrupt Your Business? | sharing economy | Scoop.it
Business models for everything from crash pads to cocktail dresses have been disrupted by this new trend. Is your business next?
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Amid surge of the cut-rate 'sharing economy,' a backlash grows

Amid surge of the cut-rate 'sharing economy,' a backlash grows | sharing economy | Scoop.it
They call it the 'sharing economy': people going online to rent out rooms in their homes, set up informal ride-shares, or repair car brakes in your driveway.
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Start-up DogVacay tackles $11 billion market

Start-up DogVacay tackles $11 billion market | sharing economy | Scoop.it
It connects dog owners to 10,000 screened and trained dog-sitters around the country. Hosts set their prices, and the company takes a 15 percent cut.
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The corporate war against an online sharing economy

The corporate war against an online sharing economy | sharing economy | Scoop.it
The collaborative consumption trend is yet to go mainstream but it's getting close. However, overcoming 60 years and billions of dollars of advertising that extols ownership and brand as ultimate aspirations won't be easy.
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Love Home Swap Raises Further £1M As It Introduces ‘Swap Points’, Making It Easier To Time-Share Homes For Vacation | TechCrunch

Love Home Swap Raises Further £1M As It Introduces ‘Swap Points’, Making It Easier To Time-Share Homes For Vacation | TechCrunch | sharing economy | Scoop.it
In more follow-on funding, Love Home Swap, the UK-based holiday home exchange marketplace startup, has raised a further £1 million from existing backer MMC Ventures.
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Measuring the love for Aussie Collaborative Consumption

Measuring the love for Aussie Collaborative Consumption | sharing economy | Scoop.it
Wanting to help one of my biggest brain crushes, I am conducting research into Aussie Collaborative Consumption. Share your views on the sharing economy now!
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No More Business as Usual: Eight Innovations & Opportunities Developing in the Sustainable Fashion Industry

No More Business as Usual: Eight Innovations & Opportunities Developing in the Sustainable Fashion Industry | sharing economy | Scoop.it
Eco-fashion designers and business owners are completely revamping how they work with one another as well as with those in the ‘fast fashion’ industry.
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Steve Case: New luxury travel companies can boom - Denver Business Journal

Steve Case: New luxury travel companies can boom - Denver Business Journal | sharing economy | Scoop.it
The market for the new breed of lower-entry-point luxury-vacation clubs can grow...
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Deadline Extended For The Australian Innovation Challenge - Science News - redOrbit

Deadline Extended For The Australian Innovation Challenge - Science News - redOrbit | sharing economy | Scoop.it
The deadline for entries in the $70,000 The Australian Innovation Challenge awards – aimed at finding the nation’s best ideas in fields including minerals and energy, ICT and community services – has been extended until Monday, September 9, 2013.
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Jeremiah Owyang: What You Need to Know About the Collaborative Economy [Infographic]

Jeremiah Owyang: What You Need to Know About the Collaborative Economy [Infographic] | sharing economy | Scoop.it
For the better part of the past year, Altimeter Group Analyst Jeremiah Owyang has been trumpeting what he calls the collaborative economy. Loosely defined, it's all about people getting what they need and want from each other without out buying.
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Melbourne residents turn unused car parks into cash

Melbourne residents turn unused car parks into cash | sharing economy | Scoop.it
The growing deficit and high cost of parking in much of Melbourne is behind the emergence of a new online marketplace where residents lease unused private spaces to motorists who need a spot to park.
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San Francisco Announces Sharing Economy Working Group

San Francisco Announces Sharing Economy Working Group | sharing economy | Scoop.it
It's an important day in the sharing economy.
Mayor Edwin M. Lee of San Franciso announced today the formation of The Sharing Economy Working Group, the first of its kind in the U.S. and perhaps in the world.

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Guild.is Wants To Prevent The Next Sharing Economy Insurance Debacle

Guild.is Wants To Prevent The Next Sharing Economy Insurance Debacle | sharing economy | Scoop.it
What happens when an Uber driver gets in an accident? Or an Airbnb renter trashes a home? A new company is helping link startups and insurance...
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Cookisto allows home chefs to sell leftovers to strangers - News | The Star Online

Cookisto allows home chefs to sell leftovers to strangers - News | The Star Online | sharing economy | Scoop.it
Food-sharing website started in Athens will spread to London.
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Airbnb Hires Hotel Guru Chip Conley as Head of Global Hospitality

Airbnb Hires Hotel Guru Chip Conley as Head of Global Hospitality | sharing economy | Scoop.it
Airbnb is joining forces with author and founder of Joie de Vivre, Chip Conley, who will come on board as the company's Head of Global Hospitality.
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Sharing economy

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By Estelle Metayer | Estelle Metayer created a magazine on Flipboard. "Sharing economy" is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for "Estelle Metayer".
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99dresses Launches iOS App with the World's Largest Clothes Swap Party -- NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --

99dresses Launches iOS App with the World's Largest Clothes Swap Party -- NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- | sharing economy | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 99dresses Launches iOS App with the World's Largest Clothes Swap Party. 99dresses allows women to refresh their closet 24/7 and never wear the same thing twice!
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Amid surge of the cut-rate ‘sharing economy,’ a backlash grows | News Addicted

Amid surge of the cut-rate 'sharing economy,' a backlash... http://t.co/uUiQk1NuFy
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How Big Power Companies Are Trying To Quash The Disownership Economy

How Big Power Companies Are Trying To Quash The Disownership Economy | sharing economy | Scoop.it
Entrenched industries have never liked the sharing economy. Solar leasing company Sunrun has faced more hurdles than most from big utilities.
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Research: Why Big Companies Must Join the Collaborative Economy

Research: Why Big Companies Must Join the Collaborative Economy | sharing economy | Scoop.it
With the sharing economy gaining more and more steam, major corporations can either hop on board or get run right over... or so says a new report from the Altimeter Group.
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All eyes on the sharing economy

All eyes on the sharing economy | sharing economy | Scoop.it
WHY pay through the nose for something when you can rent it more cheaply from a stranger online? That is the principle behind a range of online services that enable...
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