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Case Study: Brick-and-Mortar Shop Looks to Compete with Online Sales

Stephanie Miles

Case Study: Brick-and-Mortar Shop Looks to Compete with Online Sales

At Nutrishop in San Francisco, Jason Miller is using a digital platform called Pointy to automatically publish his products online and also drive customers into his store. By integrating Pointy’s box with his Lightspeed POS system, Miller has been able to scan products with a scanner and have those products appear on his store’s Pointy page online.

Street Fight Daily: Shopify Seizes on Facebook Updates, 56% of Millennials Expect Same-Day Shipping

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Street Fight Daily: Shopify Seizes on Facebook Updates, 56% of Millennials Expect Same-Day Shipping

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Shopify Opens Door for More Shopping on Facebook (Marketing Land)… If You Don’t Offer Same-Day Shipping, You’re Pissing Off 56 Percent of Millennials (Recode)… The Web-Tracking Tipping Point (TechCrunch)…

Wooing Restuarants, Retail Software Startup LightSpeed Buys POSIOS

Steven Jacobs

Wooing Restuarants, Retail Software Startup LightSpeed Buys POSIOS

Point-of-sale startup Lightspeed said Wednesday it has purchased a belgian competitor, POSIOS, to help the firm enter the food service vertical and expand internationally. The deal underscores the potential for consolidation within a small business software segment that has seen an intense influx of capital and redrawing of product lines…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Listings, Yelp Adds Hotel Bookings

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Street Fight Daily: Apple Opens Listings, Yelp Adds Hotel Bookings

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…Apple Launches “Maps Connect,” Self-Service Local Listings Portal (Search Engine Land)… Yelp Leaps Into Hotel Bookings With New Hipmunk Partnership (Skift)… Uber Drivers Across The Country Are Protesting Today — Here’s Why (Business Insider)…

Street Fight Daily: LightSpeed Raises $35M, Small Businesses Spend on Social

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Street Fight Daily: LightSpeed Raises $35M, Small Businesses Spend on Social

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyRetail Software Startup LightSpeed Raises $35 Million From iNovia (Recode)… Small Businesses Spend More on Social Than Any Other Media (AdAge)… For Mobile Marketers, The More Crowded The Better (Wall Street Journal)…