The 'Instant Gratification' Economy
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Services like the ride-sharing company Uber are making it easier than ever for Americans to get what they want, when they want it.
Liz Gannes of Re/code writes about the so-called “instant gratification” economy that allows people to get everything from a tamale to a house cleaner on-demand.
She joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss how these services — how they work, where they’re available and whether the companies are financially sustainable.