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How Technology Is Impacting the Vacation Rental Business
Vacations

How Technology Is Impacting the Vacation Rental Business

James Morris, managing director of a British vacation-rental company, reveals how technology is closing the gap for the better between customer and property owner.
Matei Gavril
Men's Warehouse Founder George Zimmer Wants to Change How You Rent a Tux
Ecommerce

Men's Warehouse Founder George Zimmer Wants to Change How You Rent a Tux

Since exiting Men's Warehouse, Zimmer has launched two startups, Generation Tux and zTailors.
Nina Zipkin
Fake It 'Til You Make It with These 5 Luxe Rental Startups
You've Arrived

Fake It 'Til You Make It with These 5 Luxe Rental Startups

You're not a mogul yet. But you can act like one when you need to.
Nina Zipkin
Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting
Sharing Economy

Sailo Wants to Be Your Airbnb for Yachting

This new startup connects boat owners with renters.
Catherine Clifford
Time Waits for No Man With This Watch-Rental Startup
Ready To Launch

Time Waits for No Man With This Watch-Rental Startup

Eleven James has applied a membership model to luxury timepieces, and found success a year in.
Geoff Weiss
New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line
Apps

New Apps for Renters May Keep Lax Landlords in Line

These new apps are part of a trend toward making new technologies available to U.S. renters.
Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?
Legal

Airbnb 'Squatter' Nightmare: Does the Sharing Economy Need a Security Overhaul?

The case of an Airbnb guest who overstayed his welcome and now is a legal tenant raises critical questions about what the home-rental platform can do to protect its hosts.
Geoff Weiss
You'll Never Guess Where Blockbuster Is Thriving
Starting a Business

You'll Never Guess Where Blockbuster Is Thriving

Blockbuster may have met its demise in America, but that's not true just south of the border.
Geoff Weiss
From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses
Starting a Business

From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

People have been renting movies and cars for years, but what about borrowing a wedding dress? Here's a look at the innovative and bizarre things that can be yours for a short time.
Kathleen Davis