Tech Break

Sep 28th 2017

Tech Break 4436

Ikea Buys TaskRabbit

Ikea Buys TaskRabbit
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss the news that Swedish furniture giant Ikea just bought TaskRabbit, the San Francisco-based on-demand company that finds you someone to help you do stuff, like for example, assemble your Ikea furniture. According to a press release, TaskRabbit will continue to work as an independent company. TaskRabbit operates in the US and in London and has been around for nearly a decade. The biggest question I have about this sale is, why buy furniture that needs to be put together if you're going to pay for someone to put it together? Just buy furniture that's already put together.

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