The list of ‘rentables' is expanding exponentially
Implications - The vast quantity of temporary ownership services reflects a growing reluctance to commit to products, services and relationships. If items, particularly more costly ones, come with an option to rent, their appeal rises dramatically. Many companies offering payments in smaller denominations ultimately gain superfluous income.
A German company has come up with a great solution for new parents to save some money. Luette Leihen is a service that will save parents money on buying clothes that their little one will quickly outgrow,… [More]
A cafe in Tokyo, called the Cat Cafe Calico, has 14 felines in residence which people can hire to play with whilst they relax over a cup of tea! Sound odd? The shop is not alone in offering this service,… [More]
CityFlitz is a Canadian company renting out cars for as low as $1 a day. With gas prices as high as they are right now (today consumers are paying up to 127.4 cents a litre in Toronto) this sounds like… [More]
For anyone out there with children, you know how quickly they can grow out of an outfit. The window of opportunity can be only a few months. The same is true of adults who have successfully lost weight.… [More]
If you've vowed to make a pilgrimage, but you can't make the time, now you have an option: You can rent a pilgrim! Reuters describes, "For 2,500 euros ($3,169), Pilgrim Gil will make the journey in your… [More]
Belgian internet startup Zilok is the first online marketplace where you can rent or rent out anything. You don't have to buy the things you need, like on Ebay, you just rent them for as long as you need… [More]