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Car Rental Marketplaces Plan New Ways To Share Keys

Car-sharing marketplaces are rolling out new ways for borrowers to access cars through mobile apps. And PayPal has announced that it will acquire Hyperwallet to create an end-to-end payment solution. In other news, the restaurant industry is enjoying its eighth consecutive year of growth and people are flocking to coworking spaces.

15 percent: The percentage of cars on the Turo platform that already offer remote access.

$400 Million: The price of PayPal’s announced cash purchase of Hyperwallet.

50 Percent: The percentage of all online sales that were marketplace purchases in 2017.

3.1 million: The number of members that the coworking space population is projected to reach in 2019.

4.3 percent: The overall growth of the restaurant sector in 2017 over 2016 — its eighth consecutive year of growth.

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