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Street Fight Daily: Apple Watch Meets Beacon, Foursquare’s Uncertain Growth

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…The New Foursquare: People Are Checking In, But They May Not Be Staying (New York Business Journal)… Google Results For “Car Insurance” Could Look Different Very Soon (Search Engine Land)… Shopify Preparing for Dual U.S.-Canada Initial Public Offering in 2015 (Wall Street Journal)…

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Report: Legacy Sales Teams Struggle With Digital Product Sales

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The local media industry has come to rely on its sales force as one of its most valuable assets. But a new report from Borrell Associates finds that the legacy sales forces employed by local media companies often struggle to sell digital products…

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Could the Mobile Ad Industry Spin off a Data Business?

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The data collected by mobile companies is often far more comprehensive than their online counterparts, offering insights into the complexities of consumer behavior between places — not just websites. The question facing mobile advertising executives is whether that data might actually become a business in its own right.

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How Ordering Liquor Online Could Open Up the Local Marketing Industry

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The adoption of Internet-connected commerce systems, from consumer-facing networks such as Drizly to modern point-of-sale networks such as Square, is a key element in the shift of local marketing dollars to digital…

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Street Fight’s 10 Most Popular Stories From 2014

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As 2014 winds down, here’s a look back at some of the Street Fight stories that really piqued your interest this year (at least as far as page views go)…

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At the end of each year, Street Fight invites staffers, friends, and luminaries from the industry to share their predictions for what's in store for the coming year. Today, we take a look back at some of the predictions for 2014 to see who nailed it and who missed the boat...

Grading Street Fight’s 2014 Predictions

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At the end of each year, Street Fight invites staffers, friends, and luminaries from the industry to share their predictions for what’s in store for the coming year. Today, we take a look back at some of the predictions for 2014 to see who nailed it and who missed the boat…

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Street Fight Daily: TripAdvisor Fined in Italy, Uber CEO Indicted in Korea

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…… TripAdvisor Fined $610,000 in Italy for Failing to Prevent Fake Reviews (New York Times)… South Korea Charges Uber CEO With Breaking Transport Law (Recode)… How The Digital Wallet Will Drive Mobile Commerce in 2015 (ReadWrite)…

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Here Are the Top 5 Exits in Local Tech of 2014

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The largest deals came on the public market, where some of the more established firms found late exits and others teamed up with rivals. But the startup scene saw its share of healthy M&A activity as well. Here are the five biggest deals in the local tech of 2014….

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Street Fight Daily: Google Measures “Store Visits,” Square Resurrects Wallet

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…… Google’s Making It Easier to Figure Out if Online Ads Actually Drive In-Store Traffic (AdWeek)… Square Is Resurrecting Wallet, Its Pay-By-Name Mobile App, And Giving It Away (ReadWrite)… Can Wal-Mart Clerks Ship as Fast as Amazon Robots? (Wall Street Journal)…

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Twitter and Foursquare Make a Better Match Than You’d Think

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Reports surfaced yesterday that Twitter may partner with Foursquare to help the microblogging service develop a new local discovery feature. In the perennial speculation about Foursquare’s future, the rumors lead us to ask: would a Twitter tie-up make sense?

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