• 5 On-Demand Platforms for Lawn Care

    … The type of busy professional who outsources his grocery shopping, house cleaning, and carpooling duties doesn’t want to spend his weekends doing yard work. But with a highly fragmented market that relies heavily on neighbors telling neighbors whom they use, it’s not always easy for young homeowners to evaluate, compare, and ultimately hire lawn…

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  • Hyperlocal Lessons Learned From the Rise and Fall of HomeJoy

    … the supply side as a commodity. Obviously, this model has worked for Uber and Lyft and appears to be working for Instacart and Postmates; however, the attempt to commoditize home cleaning labor does not appear to be working. Examining Yelp reviews for HomeJoy and Handy as a proxy for customer happiness would indicate that a positive customer…

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