The sharing economy has had almost as big an impact on perceptions of successful business models as it has on particular industries themselves. It has opened eyes to the possibilities that exist when marketplaces are opened up to allow participants to interact directly with one another.
Could the same happen with things like food banks? That was the question posed by a recent Australian study that set out to test whether the sharing economy model could help overcome some of the challenges inherent in the sector.
Sharing economy and food banks