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IKEA U.S. ANNOUNCES PLANS TO ROLL-OUT TASKRABBIT AT-HOME ASSEMBLY SERVICE

Committed to meeting the needs of its customers, IKEA continues to innovate and offer more flexible and affordable service options Conshohocken, PA (March 13, 2018) – IKEA U.S. announces today the plans to roll-out the TaskRabbit At-Home Assembly service, now available online in select markets and in six IKEA stores across the U.S. IKEA acquired TaskRabbit, the innovative on-demand platform that connects users with skilled Taskers for a variety of home services, as part of their commitment to offering more affordable and accessible services for customers.    “We are always looking at ways we can innovate and help make our customers lives at home easier,” says Jackie DeChamps, Chief Operating Officer & EVP, IKEA U.S. “We are excited to participate in the on-demand, sharing economy and give our customers access to a flexible, convenient and affordable service solution with the new TaskRabbit At-Home Assembly service.”   “With just a few clicks, TaskRabbit offers a truly seamless experience for customers who can now purchase IKEA home furnishing products today and have them assembled in their homes as soon …

TaskRabbit Cuts Service Fee in Half, Lowers Prices: Making it Easier for More People to ‘Do Away with To-Do’

Contact: Amelia McLear press@taskrabbit.com SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2018– TaskRabbit, the on-demand service that conveniently connects people with Taskers to handle everyday home to-do’s, today announced its launch in three new U.S. cities: Memphis, Tenn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and New Haven, Conn.   “We’re energized to help more people around the country do away with their to-do’s, whether it’s help with moving and unpacking, mounting a TV, or assembling furniture,” said Stacy Brown-Philpot, Chief Executive Officer of TaskRabbit. “At the same time, we’re excited to connect Taskers in Memphis, Jacksonville and New Haven with opportunities to earn a meaningful income on their own terms.”   “I’m so excited to be a Tasker in Memphis,” said Isaac Landfair, a new Tasker in Memphis. “I’m looking forward to helping people with work they aren’t able to do or don’t have time to do, and I’m excited to earn money on my own time and schedule.”   “I am excited about TaskRabbit coming to Jacksonville because it provides a way for me to meet new people while performing useful …

TaskRabbit Cuts Service Fee in Half, Lowers Prices: Making it Easier for More People to ‘Do Away with To-Do’

Contact: press@taskrabbit.com SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2018 — TaskRabbit, the on-demand service that conveniently connects people with skilled, vetted Taskers to handle everyday home to-do’s, today announced it cut its service fee in half and lowered prices, making it easier for more people to ‘do away’ with their to-do list.   Specifically, TaskRabbit has: Cut its service fee in half from 30% to 15%, lowering prices at no cost to Taskers Lowered the price of tasks booked on-demand* and allowed clients to hire their preferred Tasker for those tasks Launched its ‘Do Away with To-Do’ brand campaign, highlighting how experienced and vetted Taskers are ready to help people turn ‘to-do’ into done   “We want even more people to benefit from TaskRabbit,” said Stacy Brown-Philpot, Chief Executive Officer. “By cutting our service fee in half and lowering prices, we’re making it easier for more people to check off those “to-do’s” so they can spend more time doing things they love. At the same time, we’re excited for these changes to drive more business to our …