sharing economy

June 15, 2017
The bicycle share scheme was first introduced way back in 1965, in Amsterdam, by a group of cycling activists. They devised the Witte Fietsen (White Bikes) system that allowed people to simply pick up a bicycle and drop it off anywhere at the end of their journey for the next person’s use. Unfortunately, with no formal locking and […]
March 10, 2017
The New Consumerism alludes to the emerging ethical economy as consumers reassess their priorities, opting for conscious instead of conspicuous consumption. This means they are considering the green credentials and ethical footprints of the products and services they purchase with strong implications for the consumer goods industry including all those involved in the supply chain ranging from the […]
December 7, 2016
Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview with Dharmash Mistry, CEO and Co-Founder of blow LTD, the UK’s leading on-demand beauty provider, delivering expert beauty services to the door. With the sharing economy continuing to dominate conversation in business and beyond, the beauty industry has been one of the last revolutions when it comes […]
November 5, 2016
The rapid evolution of innovative business models rooted in a sharing economy has shaken up pricing and distribution of goods and services formed over many years in Hungary – in a similar way to how the internet itself had already reshaped the retailing, music and film industries, among others. In 2016, 4% of Hungarian retailing sales […]
October 6, 2016
The sensitive particulars of beauty products and treatments, which as discussed in part one of this series are limiting the disruptive potential of the sharing economy within the industry, present opportunities to tap into the growing desire for expertly-curated and flexible models of distribution.
October 1, 2016
From poster-child Airbnb opening its doors to the masses, to the more obscure practice of food sharing at LeftoverSwap, the sharing economy has left no industry unturned. Also known as the collaborative economy, it is fuelled by a shift in consumer priorities, including an experience-led culture and a growing inclination towards lightweight living, as well as the increasing […]
August 6, 2016
The record-breaking increase in inbound tourists in 2015 brought both economic benefits and hospitality challenges for the lodging industry in Japan.
July 28, 2016
The travel industry recorded another strong performance in 2015, with 9% value growth. Online and mobile sales are expected to fuel a 4% CAGR increase in travel sales overall over 2015-2020, up at 8% and 21% CAGRs in constant value terms, respectively. The rise of digital channels in travel is also having a strong impact […]

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