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OU on the BBC: The Bottom Line – The sharing economy

Updated Monday 27th January 2014

Making money in the 'sharing' economy is discussed by Evan Davis and guests.

Children sharing watermelon Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime In The Bottom Line, Evan Davis hosts the business conversation show with people at the top giving insight into what matters

This week, the "sharing" economy is the topic of discussion for Evan Davis & his guests in the first of a new series of The Bottom Line.

The market is built around renting out your possessions to strangers and entrepreneurs have piled in to enable us to share our homes, cars, bikes, clothes, tools and much more besides.

At its heart is the idea that business works better if it collaborates, rather than competes, with other companies.

How disruptive might these innovative enterprises prove to be? How much profit can they make (and is that point anyway?).

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This episode of The Bottom Line can be heard on Thursday 30 January at 8:30pm on BB Radio 4. More information about the episode, details of when it is repeated, and a link to listen again will be available on the BBC website.

 

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