Product installation is the New Hotness in on-demand. This type of service will likely be the first experience of gig work many households will try. Of course, if the holidays don’t produce positive results — and it may be too early for positive results, because it takes a while to work out fulfillment of services — this trend will go into Reverse fast.
The test, which started recently in Atlanta only, is a partnership with on-demand online services platform Handy. Shoppers who buy furniture or a TV at the stores participating in the limited pilot program can also pay for Handy’s services and book a professional to help.