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A new online marketplace — PocketDolla — has been launched in Australia, to enable communities to lend or rent spare items including camping and sports equipment, cameras, DJ sets and more.

Published in Market

Sharing services marketplace ShareRing is seeking business concepts from start-up companies that can be built into the sharing economy as part of its Pitchfest programme, with selected businesses gaining the chance to pitch their ideas to investors in Hong Kong.

Published in Strategy

Mobile commerce around the world is expected to grow even faster than e-commerce this year, according to a new report which forecasts that large markets in the Asia Pacific region like China, Japan, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia will see high growth in m-commerce, along with the UK.

Published in Mobility

Consumer activist group CHOICE has come out in support of the competition watchdog, the ACCC, and its investigation into the review policies of sharing economy platforms, as part of an international initiative targeting online reviews and endorsements.

Published in Market
Thursday, 22 September 2016 10:57

Online reviews of businesses on ACCC's radar

Online reviews of sharing services like Uber and Airbnb and other regular businesses will come under the microscope of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as part of a worldwide move targeting such reviews and endorsements.

Published in Enterprise Solutions
Friday, 15 July 2016 14:30

The sharing economy hits contact centres

 In what is claimed to be Australia’s first contact centre on demand, the Contact Centre Hotel has opened in Sydney.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Selected as a finalist for the ‘most disruptive technology’ category, ‘Sharing Economy’ telco Norwood has announced some major updates to its World Phone, Corona and other platforms.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Sharing economy revenues are set to explode over the next few years, tripling to US$20 billion by 2020 from just US$6.4 billion in 2015, according to Juniper Research analysts.

Published in Market

Ever hired a car at the airport? Ever experienced the pain of paying about 30% more than you need to just for an airport pick-up?

Published in Deals

Norwood’s World Phone is boasting ‘stellar double-digit growth rates’ amid a ‘strong ongoing focus on revenue generation’ and more in what sounds like a good call.

Published in Apps

DriveMyCar, Australia’s largest peer-to-peer car rental platform, has launched operations at Sydney and Brisbane airports.

Published in Deals

Billing itself as Australia’s largest peer-to-peer car rental service, DriveMyCar’s new business division ‘offers substantial savings and a wider choice of rental vehicles to businesses around Australia.’

Published in Mobility

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