If you’re looking to start an animal focused business, you could get some ponies to offer pony rides for kids’ parties or something similar.
Costumes are popular as rentals since people tend to wear them just for one or two nights. You can rent out costumes for Halloween, theater groups or entertainment professionals.
Formal Wear Rental
Formal wear is another type of clothing that is popular as a rental. Focus on tuxedos, gowns, suits or and accessories that people would only wear on special occasions.
Or you could focus on more accessible clothing and just allow people to rent pieces that they might only wear once or twice. Some people might even want to simply try out a particular piece by renting it before buying.
A similar concept, you could simply rent out complementary pieces like shoes, handbags and jewelry.
Baby Gear Rental
Babies tend to grow out of things fairly quickly, so you could rent tons of different baby goods to people who don’t want to purchase new items every few months.
Since most people can already rent books at their local library, the trick with this type of business is to stand out in some way, either by offering books that are particularly rare or delivering books in an especially convenient way.
Similarly, people already have plenty of options for watching movies on demand. But you could offer movie rentals within a particular niche in order to stand out.
Cleaning Supply Rental
There are certain types of cleaning supplies, like carpet cleaners and steamers, that people may only need to use on rare occasions. So many would prefer just to rent those items rather than purchasing them.
A B2B rental business, you could offer kiosks that companies could use to set up temporary storefronts.
Portable Toilet Rental
Portable toilets are often necessary for outdoor events or construction sites.
Construction Equipment Rental
You could also rent out the equipment that professionals may need on their construction site, anything from excavators to orange cones.
Medical Supply Rental
Medical supplies and equipment are also popular as rentals. Offer wheelchairs, crutches or similar items that people may only need for a short period of time.
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