5 reasons why the sharing economy is here to stay | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

The sharing economy clearly has enormous traction in hospitality, and an exhaustive investment research report shares more on why. The report details how the sharing economy has changed everything, creating a new set of corporate middlemen that offer more value to both sides of the transaction, building its loyal user base. The report predicts the ongoing success and future growth of the sharing economy across sectors due to five key reasons:

  1. Wholesale shift in work realities post-recession
  2. It's a cheaper middleman with more diverse inventory
  3. Social, local, mobile has won and is now fundamental to the digital world
  4. Government regulators are late to the party, bringing up the rear of this shift in consumer behaviour
  5. This revolution will not be televised