Rental Oddity

Unusual products for rent contribute to the prevalence of the share economy

Implications - The pervasiveness of the share economy is being reinforced by spikes in particularly unusual products and services being offered. Catering to niche consumer needs and wants bolsters this influential commercial sector, which has the potential to revolutionize the provision of more obscure offerings.
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