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The good side and the bad side of the sharing economy

Sharing a product's use rather than owning the product - that is what lies at the heart of the offer that has made Uber, Airbnb, BlaBlaCar and the likes so prosperous. While consumers are reaping the financial rewards, traditional companies in the transport, hotel and large scale retail sectors have been shaken up by these new business models. The rapid rise of the sharing economy's stakeholders has also led to a precarious job market and a distortion of the rules of competitiveness.
Citizen 'makers' should help shape future society
25 May, 2016 03:25 pm
Citizen 'makers' should help shape future society

Citizens should regard themselves as more than individual consumers and feel empowered to be part of society and government through our own actions...

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