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Case Study: Walmart Expands Mobile Efforts With Scan & Go App

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The retail giant isn’t trying to dissuade customers from using their smartphones while they shop. In fact, the retailer is beefing up the carrier signals inside its stores to make it easier for customers to get online. Instead, the company is combating the threat of showrooming by encouraging customers to fill their screens with its […]

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Case Study: Duane Reade Uses Brand Advocates for Local Campaigns

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Rather than relying solely on traditional advertising to promote the company’s recent rebranding efforts, the drugstore chain’s online/public relations manager Calvin Peters has expanded the company’s social media efforts and created what he calls a “VIP blogger team.” Peters has partnered with bloggers with online communities centered around the New York metro area to generate […]

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Case Study: Jelmar Reaches Younger Demo With Location-Based Promotion

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The cleaning products manufacturer ran a promotion last year with inMarket’s CheckPoints mobile app, which rewarded customers for scanning CLR and CLR Bath & Kitchen products with their smartphones. As a result, Jelmar saw an immediate uptick in sales at stores where the mobile promotion ran…

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Case Study: Texas Roadhouse Goes Local on Facebook

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Rather than creating a single Facebook page to serve as a hub for all 300 plus Texas Roadhouse locations, Dave Dodson and his team have created local Facebook pages for each restaurant in the national chain. Dodson says people are more likely to be engaged with local pages, leading to an increase in comments, likes, […]

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Street Fight Daily: Groupon Acquires Glassmap, Google Targets Coupons

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.… Groupon Acquires Realtime Location-Aware Service Glassmap To Help You Find Deals (TechCrunch)… Google launches Google Launches Zavers, Targeted Digital Coupons with Real-Time Redemption Data for Retailers (The Next Web)… 21 Things I Learned Running Hyperlocal News Sites (Vouchification)…

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Street Fight Daily: Field Trip Adds Deals, Local Online Ad Rev to Jump in 2013

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology... Local Online Ad Rev to Grow 31% in 2013 (NetNewsCheck)… Google’s Location-aware Field Trip Tour Guide App Now Serves Up Local Deals, Courtesy of Scoutmob (The Next Web)… How Location-Based Social Networks Are Changing the Game for Businesses (Entrepreneur)…

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Case Study: Mattress Retailer Uses Targeting to Boost In-Store Sales

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At Innovative Mattress Solutions, online marketing director Brett Morris relies on display ads that work in tandem with his company’s print and television campaigns to promote holiday sales and in-store events. He uses geo-targeting to reach consumers living within a 15-mile radius of his company’s stores, and relies on different ad sets based on the […]

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Moe’s Southwest Grill Launches Nationwide Check-In Campaign

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Rather than having individual franchises run their own social check-in campaigns, Moe’s Southwest Grill decided to pull together their promotions and launch a nationwide campaign that aggregates Foursquare and Facebook check-ins at more than 440 Moe’s locations. Lauren Barash, the chain’s director of marketing, says she is already seeing enthusiasm from customers…

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Clif Bar Uses Foursquare’s API for Geo-Targeted Twitter Campaign

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By restricting advertisers from targeting users at specific locations, Twitter has made it difficult for big brands to use its platform when running geo-targeted campaigns in the past. Clif Bar found a way around this challenge earlier this summer, when the company began asking customers with GPS-enabled devices to voluntarily tweet their locations for the […]

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Street Fight Daily: PayPal Partners with Discover, Gannett Gets Social

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.… PayPal Trumps Square’s Deal With Starbucks by Partnering With Discover (All Things D)… Gannett Has Bought Social Media Ad Company BLiNQ (TechCrunch)… Groupon’s Risk of Traveling Salesmen (Wall Street Journal)…

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