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Street Fight Daily: Facebook Gaining With Small Biz, Google Tests ‘Local Chat ‘

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Street Fight Daily: Facebook Gaining With Small Biz, Google Tests ‘Local Chat ‘

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Now With 2 Million Advertisers, Facebook Is Gaining a Foothold With Small Businesses (AdWeek)… Google Search Tests “Chat” Button In Local Business Box (TechCrunch)… GoDaddy Takes Another Step To IPO (USA Today)…

Street Fight Daily: Bing’s New Ordering Service, Google Revives Wallet

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Street Fight Daily: Bing’s New Ordering Service, Google Revives Wallet

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyBing Now Lets You Order Food And Book Hotels Directly From Search Results (The Next Web)… To Revive Wallet, Google Tries to Wrangle Unruly Partners (Wall Street Journal)… Uber Valued At $41 Billion As Revenue Growth Powers Expanded Funding Round (MarketWatch)…

How Google Wallet’s Ex-Product Lead Plans To Tell Retailers What You Buy

Steven Jacobs

How Google Wallet’s Ex-Product Lead Plans To Tell Retailers What You Buy

The company offers retailers a chance to link the mountain of data, available about consumers online, to the growing, but relatively opaque, credit card data collected by retailers in stores. Marc Freed-Finnegan, the company’s chief executive, spoke to Street Fight recently about the shift toward a more intelligent brick-and-mortar retail experience…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Launches Yelp Help, Retail’s Red Herring

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Launches Yelp Help, Retail’s Red Herring

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyYahoo Launches Yelp Help in Search to Better Battle Google: Here’s What It Looks Like (Recode)… New Data Suggests “Showrooming” on Amazon Might Not be Killing Physical Retail After All (Pando)… Google Tests Desktop-to-Mobile Retargeting With Brand Data (AdAge)…

Citi Global Head: NFC Will Win Out By End of 2014

Steven Jacobs

Citi Global Head: NFC Will Win Out By End of 2014

Near field communication (NFC), the much-maligned technology that once was held as the future of mobile payments, may not be dead yet. Richard Char, global head of digital networks and merchant Services at Citi, believes that two emerging trends will turn the tide for NFC, dissolving many of the infrastructural barriers that have mired its growth…

Street Fight Daily: PayPal’s (New) Way To Pay, AmEx Links To TripAdvisor

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Street Fight Daily: PayPal’s (New) Way To Pay, AmEx Links To TripAdvisor

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyPayPal, Aiming For Retail Ubiquity, Adds One More Way To Pay (ReadWrite)… Encouraging the Reviewers, Honestly (New York Times)… Google Moving Staff From Search To Its Payments Business In A New Push For Google Wallet (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Comes To iOS, Groupon’s Monster Rally

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Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Comes To iOS, Groupon’s Monster Rally

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGoogle Wallet Finally Comes to the iPhone (With a Big Asterisk) (AllThingsD)… Three Reasons Groupon’s Monster Rally Will Continue (Wall Street Journal)… Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman Ignored Advice From Elon Musk and Peter Thiel And Succeeded Anyway (CNNMoney)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Expands, Square IPO ‘Eventual’

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Expands, Square IPO ‘Eventual’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGoogle Expands Digital Wallet Offering (Wall Street Journal)… Jack Dorsey: Square IPO Will Happen ‘Eventually’ (Mashable)… With Webvan’s Implosion as Cautionary Tale, Instacart Slowly Begins to Expand, Starting With Chicago (AllThingsD))…

Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Leaking Money, Brand Networks Snags $68M

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Street Fight Daily: Google Wallet Leaking Money, Brand Networks Snags $68M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Google Wallet Is Leaking Money (Businessweek)… ‘Uber For Local Home Services’ Provider ClubLocal Launches In The Bay Area (TechCrunch)… Running Local: Why Facebook Marketer Brand Networks Just Snagged A $68 Million Round(Forbes)…

Street Fight Daily: Hyperlocal Targeting Faces Scrutiny, New CEO at CityGrid

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Street Fight Daily: Hyperlocal Targeting Faces Scrutiny, New CEO at CityGrid

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.‘Hyperlocal’ Consumer Targeting Faces Scrutiny; Senator Questions Euclid (Wall Street Journal)… Ron LaPierre CEO of CityGrid Media (Screenwerk)… Yahoo Acquires Location-based Mobile Gaming Company Loki Studios (TheNextWeb)…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Cools On Local, Google To Update Wallet

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Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Cools On Local, Google To Update Wallet

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Mayer: Yahoo Not Planning To Invest In Local Search Right Now (Search Engine Land)… A New Version Of Google Wallet Is ‘Coming Soon’ (Business Insider)… Redbeacon Home Services Marketplace Launches Android App, Refocuses On Mobile (TechCrunch)…

Tap, Tap: Is the NFC Tipping Point Finally Here?

Asif Khan

Tap, Tap: Is the NFC Tipping Point Finally Here?

This new technology creates a connection between consumer and retailer like never before. It also creates a world of possibilities for location-based marketing. The use of NFC also benefits retailers by allowing them to analyze consumer patterns more easily, connect with them, and learn what keeps them coming back…

Case Study: Sports Authority Engages Customers With Location-Based Rewards

Stephanie Miles

Case Study: Sports Authority Engages Customers With Location-Based Rewards

Sports Authority wants customers to do more than just check-in on location-based apps. Vice President of E-commerce Clay Cowan says the national retailer’s goal is for customers to be actively engaged in the stores they’re visiting. Sports Authority has partnered with Shopkick and Foursquare to reward customers with gift cards and discounts for checking out specific products and using preferred credit cards, like American Express, to pay for purchases…