Posts Tagged ‘cash economy

20 Dec, 2008

Barter exchange

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: sightings from the zeitgeist| the economy| trendspotting

The more bad news we hear about the cash economy, the more good news comes about the barter economy, people exchanging goods and services instead of cash. It’s a hot topic in the media and a growing business for sites that facilitate trades–Craigslist, Swaptree.com and U-exchange.com cater to consumers and small businesses; IMSbarter.com coordinates full-blown [...]