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The Shed is on a mission to get the most out of the world's stuff.

The Shed is built for everyone who believes doing things is more important than owning things. Now you can rent it all.
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It all started in 2012 when Karen Rodgers O’Neil, The Shed co-founder, felt the constant drumbeat of friends and neighbors planning graduation and family parties and asking, “Who has a tent I can borrow? How many folding chairs do you have?".  A serial entrepreneur and business executive, she thought there had to be a better way. Karen wrote up a business brief, monitored the slow growth of the sharing economy, and in 2019, she partnered with Daniel Perrone, a successful technology entrepreneur, to bring The Shed to life. Now renting is high style, the sharing economy is expected to grow to $335 billion by 2025, and the Shed is on a path to make history.

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New Richmond based company launches in the rental experience space

New Richmond based company launches in the rental experience space

Savings Guide : New Richmond based company launches in the rental experience space. A new Richmond company, we first told you about in December, is up and running. The Shed is sort of like the Facebook marketplace but delivered right to your front door.

Dale Mounce is looking for a good deal for his business. Dale does everything from plumbing to electrical - just no painting. And he’s interested in getting jackhammer for an upcoming job. It’s a tool he doesn’t already own but may need for an upcoming job.

New Company is Reinventing Product Rental at Just the Right Time for Manufacturers and Consumers

New Company is Reinventing Product Rental at Just the Right Time for Manufacturers and Consumers

In an era when social distancing is the new norm and economic uncertainty is pervasive, a new Richmond-based company has opened that rents and delivers hundreds of products. The Shed is on a mission to reinvent the product rental experience as the first online rental marketplace stocked with brand name products in categories ranging from tools and lawn equipment to party and event supplies to recreation gear.

Rental has become more mainstream in recent years with the advent of apparel, lodging, transportation and luxury goods rental services leveraging technology to transform the customer experience. The Shed was designed to bring that same evolution to consumer goods rentals which, until now, remained fragmented and wrought with antiquated ordering systems, unpredictable product quality and limited delivery. As Baby Boomers enter a life stage where “less is more” and Millennials are placing value on experiences more than things, The Shed is transforming a $30 billion consumer products rental market and unlocking a new commerce channel.