Millennials Having Trouble Finding Full-Time Work | Bloomberg BNA

The unemployment rate for workers age 20 to 24, a subset of the 18-to-34-year-old millennials, was 8.4 percent in March, compared with 5 percent overall, according to the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: Millennials Having Trouble Finding Full-Time Work | Bloomberg BNA

Senator Mark Warner says it’s time for ‘capitalism 2.0’

He says way work is structured today isn’t working for most Americans.

Source: Senator Mark Warner says it’s time for ‘capitalism 2.0’

‘There Was a Stranger in My Own House’: Is the Sharing Economy Safe for Women? | Broadly

Women and minorities appear more likely to experience violence and discrimination on platforms like Uber and Airbnb. How did the gig economy go so wrong?

Source: ‘There Was a Stranger in My Own House’: Is the Sharing Economy Safe for Women? | Broadly

On-demand business models have put some start-ups on life support – LA Times

Key passage: “The consumer is unwilling to pay for the true nature of on-demand.”

Mitch’s Take: This is not the consumer’s problem, but the on-demand company’s failure to segment its services. Having embraced the idea that service is a commodity, they are stuck with low price expectations.

Source: On-demand business models have put some start-ups on life support – LA Times

Favor shutters service in five big cities, focuses on second-tier markets | TechCrunch

Source: Favor shutters service in five big cities, focuses on second-tier markets | TechCrunch

Grubhub Rebrands As A Zesty Lifestyle Company | Co.Design | business + design

Because when you have 7 million customers, it’s time to talk to more than just college kids.

Source: Grubhub Rebrands As A Zesty Lifestyle Company | Co.Design | business + design

Here’s Your Supermarket’s Best Hope for Surviving Amazon | MONEY

It’s not home delivery.

Source: Here’s Your Supermarket’s Best Hope for Surviving Amazon | MONEY

Kickstarter Pays Dividend in Unprecedented Move for Startup | Digital – AdAge

Paying a dividend is just the latest example of Kickstarter’s heterodoxy. Last year, the company became a public benefit corporation.

Source: Kickstarter Pays Dividend in Unprecedented Move for Startup | Digital – AdAge

Apple Pay fuels massive sales for vending machines | New York Post

Enough with the nickel-and-diming — Apple Pay is a hit at vending machines.Apple’s mobile payments platform goosed sales dramatically when advertised at snack food machines — as well as at

Source: Apple Pay fuels massive sales for vending machines | New York Post

Consumer-driven healthcare: ‘We are them; they are us’

before the industry can cater to what the customer wants, it needs to determine just what that is, according to Anthem’s David Poole, speaking at the conference for America’s Health Insurance Plans Wednesday.

Source: Consumer-driven healthcare: ‘We are them; they are us’