USA Today talks about America’s new business model: Sharing, By Roger Yu
‘…Americans with heaps of stuff, skills and time are connecting
online with tech-savvy and early adopters eager to share and rent homes,
cars, tools and services in exchange for deep savings.
Dubbed “collaborative consumption” — or “the sharing economy” — this
movement represents the newly cemented intersection of online social
networking, mobile technology, the minimalist movement and heightened
penny-pinching brought on by lingering economic uncertainties…’