Behind Ikea’s purchase of Taskrabbit, Amazon looms

"“Ikea’s reasons for purchasing TaskRabbit may go well beyond the gains of having that company in-house for purposes of delivery and assembly,” said Ryan Calo, an assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law, who has written about the sharing economy.

“You never know what these new marriages with tech companies are going to yield,” he added."

Date published: 
September 28, 2017