Gig Economy Powers Growing Demand For Experiences
In a recent interview with PYMNTS, Craig Follett, the company’s CEO, discussed the changing state of the gig economy and how it’s increasingly powering sharing services like Universe.
Walmart Flirts With The Gig Economy
Walmart made some news lately when it dipped its toe into the gig economy waters, asking employees to deliver packages ordered by customers who live along their commutes. Employees can opt into the program via a smartphone app to take home up to 10 deliveries a day and earn a little extra cash.
Grubhub Suit To Help Decide Gig Economy Worker Rights?
Beyond Lyft and Uber, GrubHub’s ongoing legal battle centered on whether workers are employees or contractors may help settle the issue, and just what rights those workers may have when it comes to benefits and compensation.
Democratizing The Gig Economy, One Business At A Time
PYMNTS recently caught up with David Manela, Fiverr’s chief revenue officer, to discuss the logistics of offering competitive price points to entrepreneurs and businesses, big and small.
Truth And Myth In The Gig Economy
It’s true that young people are embracing the gig economy at a higher rate than older generations, but project-based work isn’t just for Millennials. PYMNTS’ Karen Webster sat down with Hyperwallet CEO Brent Warrington to discuss some of the myths that pervade independent work and highlight the ingredients of a successful two-sided marketplace.