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Street Fight Daily: Uber Uses Ride Data for Restaurant Recommendations, AirBnB Launches ‘Trips’

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Uber Uses Ride Data for Restaurant Recommendations, AirBnB Launches ‘Trips’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Uses Ride Data to Compile Guide on Local Restaurants… AirBnB Is Transforming Itself from a Rental Company Into a Travel Agency… World’s Leading QSR Uses Tech to Revolutionize Service…

Street Fight Daily: Salesforce Brings AI to the CRM Masses, Yelp Courts Developers with New Program

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Salesforce Brings AI to the CRM Masses, Yelp Courts Developers with New Program

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Salesforce Brings AI to the CRM Masses with New System, Einstein… Marketers Are Getting the Snapchat Targeting Data They Want. Will It Scare Off Users?… Google Trips App Helps Plan Personalized Travel…

#SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge

Stephanie Miles

#SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge

“The premise of our business is that in the past you walk into your local business and everybody knows who you are. It is a very familial relational space,” Ho said. “Our goal is to help these business owners treat every single [customer] as a unique individual. Not long from now it’s either going to be like Minority Report or like Cheers. We want it to be like Cheers.”…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Gets Merchants to Pay for Rides, Shopify Teams Up with Postmates

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Uber Gets Merchants to Pay for Rides, Shopify Teams Up with Postmates

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Offers Gets Merchants to Pay for Rides… More Than 21,000 Businesses Can Now Add Same-Day Delivery Through Postmates… Vacation Rental Startups Attract $100 Million in Funding So Far This Year…

Why Retailers Like McDonald’s Should Take Note of Starbucks’ Loyalty Program Misstep

Jenny Beightol

Why Retailers Like McDonald’s Should Take Note of Starbucks’ Loyalty Program Misstep

There has been a lot of backlash from Starbucks customers after the company changed the mechanism of its My Starbucks Rewards program last month from frequency-based rewards to dollars spent. The switch is informative for other retail brands, and indicates that personalization is key.

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Partners with Uber, Will Google’s Driverless Cars Be the Next Uber/Lyft?

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Partners with Uber, Will Google’s Driverless Cars Be the Next Uber/Lyft?

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Hail Uber Rides (The Next Web)… Google’s Plan for Self-Driving Cars Means It Will Have to Compete with Uber (Recode)… Brand Relevance and Revenue in the Age of Snapchat (Nieman Lab)…

LBMA Podcast: Google’s Local Ads, 7Eleven Rolls Out Belly

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Google’s Local Ads, 7Eleven Rolls Out Belly

On the show: Sprooki rolls out beacons in Singapore malls; Philipp Schmitt’s location-based light painting project; Runkeeper partners with KIIP; PitneyBowes’ location start-up incubator in India; QR codes to help Alzheimer sufferers from getting lost. Special guest is Peter Cahill, founder of Life Line Response…

Street Fight Daily: NFC in New iPhone, 7-Eleven Rolls Out Belly

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: NFC in New iPhone, 7-Eleven Rolls Out Belly

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology Our Sources Say the Next iPhone Will Include NFC Mobile Payments (Wired)… Loyalty Leader Belly Expands its Footprint by Rolling Out to 2,600 7-Eleven Locations (Pando)… Groupon Sales Reps Can’t Pursue Overtime Pay Class Action (Reuters)…

Street Fight Hosted Three Events in 2013 — Here’s What to Remember

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Hosted Three Events in 2013 — Here’s What to Remember

Street Fight hosted three events in 2013, two in New York during the winter (thanks to Hurricane Sandy) and fall, and another in San Francisco in late spring. The programming for the events, and the stories flowing out of them, reflect the continued transformation of the local marketing industry and the emergence of a new, technology-driven local ecosystem. With the year coming to a close, here is a look back at the biggest stories that came out of Street Fight’s Annual Summits…

LBMA Podcast: Ubimo and Belly Funded, Foursquare’s Pro-active Recs

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Ubimo and Belly Funded, Foursquare’s Pro-active Recs

On the show: Foursquare’s proactive recommendations; McDonalds’ NFC Happy Table; JDS Uniphase launches Location Insight Services; 7Eleven invests in Belly with Andreessen Horowitz. Plus our featured app is CO Everywhere, our mobile minute with Chuck Martin looks at the biggest threat to your mobile strategy, and our special guest is journalist and author Nora Young…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Eyes Warehouse Network, Belly Raises $12M Round

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Eyes Warehouse Network, Belly Raises $12M Round

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGroupon Eyes Warehouse Network For Goods (Wall Street Journal)… Big Retail’s Interest in Loyalty Startup Belly Grows: 7-Eleven Chips In On $12M Round (GigaOm)… Forget Tablets. Nokia Has A Bigger Connected Gadget In Mind: The Car (GigaOm)…