Flat screen TVs, bikes and mopeds are items that many college students may consider essential, but they may not fall in a typical college student’s price range.
And businesses haven’t shied away from the challenge of finding a way for young consumers to share the costs of or share the possessions they already own.
Driven by the emergence of a sharing economy and the idea of collaborative consumption, businesses like ride- and product-sharing apps are sprouting up across the nation. This industry targets tech-savvy urban millennials and cash-strapped college students who business owners say take advantage of the services to consume less and save money. Read More
By: Christopher Aadland
Published in: Minnesota Daily