Macy's | Street Fight - Part 2

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Knocks Off Yelp, Apple’s Loyalty Program

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Knocks Off Yelp, Apple’s Loyalty Program

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…With Yelp Knockoff, Groupon’s Still Searching for Magic Bullet (Recode)… Apple Pay Loyalty Program Due to Start Within the Year (Bank Innovation)… Macy’s Links With Google To Show Mobile Users What’s In Stock Nearby (AdAge)…

Street Fight Daily: Clinkle Finally Launches, Ron Johnson’s New Startup

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Clinkle Finally Launches, Ron Johnson’s New Startup

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyClinkle Finally Launches Its Payments Service (But Not The One Originally Promised) (GigaOm)… Former Apple Exec, J.C. Penney CEO to Launch Delivery Startup (Business Insider)… Macy’s Aims to Become Retail Tech Powerhouse With Latest Moves (Fortune)…

Macy’s Expands Shopkick Beacons to Stores Across the Country

Mason Lerner

Macy’s Expands Shopkick Beacons to Stores Across the Country

Macy’s just made a big bet on beacons — the proximity messaging technology widely hailed as a key ingredient in the future of retail. The company says it plans to expand its partnership with the Silicon Valley-based Shopkick from a small pilot in the retailer’s flagship stores in New York and San Francisco to a national roll out that will include over 4,000 beacons in Macy’s locations across the US.

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Pins Location, Macy’s Integrates iBeacon

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Pins Location, Macy’s Integrates iBeacon

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyPinterest Does Location: Not Just Pin Boards, but Now Pin Maps (AllThingsD)… Macy’s Is The First Retailer To Use Apple’s iBeacon For In-Store Presence (GigaOm)… Groupon Gets Into Coupons, Challenging RetailMeNot (USA Today)…

In Fight Against Amazon, Retail Finds New Ally In Tech

Steven Jacobs

In Fight Against Amazon, Retail Finds New Ally In Tech

Nearly two decades after the launch of Amazon.com, brick-and-mortar retailers still face a very real threat from the Web. But today, the industry has a critical new partner: the tech community. Retail has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors in the technology industry, with venture capitalists, startups and retailers themselves, building products to fuse the web with our in-store experience…