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Street Fight Daily: Amazon Cuts Out Google Shopping Ads, Advertisers Question Facebook ROI

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Cuts Out Google Shopping Ads, Advertisers Question Facebook ROI

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Stops Buying Prized Shopping Ads on Google… Facebook’s Big Threat Isn’t Cambridge Analytica — It’s Advertisers Questioning ROI… Google’s DoubleClick Ad ID Change Presents Challenges and Opportunity for Attribution Vendors…

Choice Hotels Reimagines Room Service with Delivery.com Partnership

Stephanie Miles

Choice Hotels Reimagines Room Service with Delivery.com Partnership

A new partnership between Choice Hotels and delivery.com is being seen as a sign of changing times within the hospitality industry. Delivery.com is now providing a “room service-like experience” for hotel guests at Choice Hotels, allowing guests to have orders from local restaurants delivered directly to their hotel locations.

Street Fight Daily: Online-to-Offline Retail, Pinterest Unveils Ad Products

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Online-to-Offline Retail, Pinterest Unveils Ad Products

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Report: More than Half of Offline Retail Sales Now Influenced by Digital, Mobile (Screenwerk)… Pinterest Unveils Flurry of Ad Products, Names Monetization Exec (AdAge)… Why APIs Will Save Your Business From Getting “Uber-ed” (Fortune)…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Eyes $50B Valuation, Google’s Mobile Search Strategy

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Uber Eyes $50B Valuation, Google’s Mobile Search Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Fund-Raising Points to $50 Billion Valuation (New York Times)… Google’s Mobile Search Strategy: Bake In and Take Out (Recode)… Yelp Sale Rumor Reminds Us that Social is Terrible as a Business Even If It Did Change the Web (VentureBeat)…

With New API, Delivery.com Connects Content and Commerce

Steven Jacobs

With New API, Delivery.com Connects Content and Commerce

Delivery.com, a New York-based online ordering site, has released a new framework, or API, through which developers can allow users to order from the firm’s network of restaurants — all without leaving the confines of a website, mobile app, gaming system or Google Glass. The API helps to automate the work of a business development team, allowing the company to bring the type of integrations already available on Yelp to the cornucopia of smaller, locally-focused properties…

In Yelp Earnings, No Sign of the ‘Mobile Gap’

Steven Jacobs

In Yelp Earnings, No Sign of the ‘Mobile Gap’

Yelp posted stronger than expected earnings on Thursday, sending shares up nearly 10% in after hours trading — a fitting coda to a banner year for the firm on Wall Street. Shares of Yelp more than tripled in 2013, driven in part by rapid international expansion, a burgeoning local ad market in the U.S., and well-received strategic initiatives…

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…

Why Partnerships Are Key to the Future of Local

Noah Davis

Why Partnerships Are Key to the Future of Local

The future of local lies in partnerships. That was the topic of a wide-ranging discussion between Ohad Tzur, North America Lead for Google’s Wildfire partnership program, Delivery.com CEO Jed Kleckner, and Leaf CEO Aron Schwarzkopf, during a panel at Street Fight Summit on Friday morning…

7 Local Logistics and Delivery Platforms for Restaurants

Stephanie Miles

7 Local Logistics and Delivery Platforms for Restaurants

Retailers can get away with one-day or two-day delivery timelines, but restaurants are held to a different standard. Meals need to be easy to order, easy to pay for, and they need to be delivered while they’re still hot. A number of local logistics vendors are stepping in with platforms meant to simplify the delivery process for restaurant owners, providing tools to manage and process orders digitally…

With New Yelp Partnership, ReachLocal Puts (Some) Eggs in SaaS Basket

Steven Jacobs

With New Yelp Partnership, ReachLocal Puts (Some) Eggs in SaaS Basket

Less than a month after Yelp rolled out a partnership with Delivery.com and Eat24 to bring online ordering to the reviews site, the company announced on Tuesday the addition of ReachCommerce, ReachLocal’s newly launched booking software, to the Yelp Platform. The partnership will allow users to process book appointments with service providers, which use the ReachCommerce software, without leaving the Yelp app or site…

Street Fight Poll: Consumers May Pay Extra for Same-Day Delivery

Patrick Duprey

Street Fight Poll: Consumers May Pay Extra for Same-Day Delivery

In a recent Street Fight poll, 64% of consumers said they might be willing to pay a few dollars extra to receive retail goods faster, though for many it depends on the order. In a poll of 500 anonymous U.S. consumers, 14.8% said they’re very likely to pay extra for same-day retail delivery, and 14.8% said they’re somewhat likely…