Renting has been a business model since time began with horses, carriages and chariots hired out in return for payment or favours. The earliest example of car rental is in 1904; it is Joe Saunders of Nebraska, USA who is generally accredited with having founded the first ever car rental business, he hired out one […]
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The most important thing when renting items is to make sure that what you are hiring, for the length of time you are hiring it, is cheaper than actually purchasing it. Whilst this is often the case, it is always worth checking. Thankfully, to make it easier for you Hire Association Europe (HAE) has launched […]
A new trend in ‘collaborative consumerism’ has recently developed which could be attributed to factors such as the global recession and awareness of the effect we have on the environment. The sharing economy is being embraced mainly by a generation who has entered adulthood at a time when it has become increasingly difficult to buy […]
The European Rental Awards 2014 are now open for entries. The winners will be revealed at an awards dinner in Amsterdam on 25th June next year during the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and European Rental Association (ERA) convention. The awards – now in its 7th year – is jointly run by IRN magazine and ERA. […]
After a steep growth decline in 2009, most rental markets began to recover around 2010. They continued to grow in 2011 before 2012, when rates of growth fell close to zero. Whilst 2013 was forecasted to experience slight growth, this is expected to strengthen in 2014. Whilst investments in rental equipment grew at a dramatic […]
Back in September we gave some tips on how to make the move to university accommodation easier with erento and now everything has settled down it might be time to start thinking about redecorating your new room. Or if you are a home owner you might be looking at redecorating one of your rooms in […]
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