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Street Fight Daily: Amazon Expands Into Grocery, Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts Partner on Order-Ahead

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Expands Into Grocery, Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts Partner on Order-Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Grocery Pickup Stores in Seattle… Dunkin’ Donuts Links Order-Ahead, Loyalty to Waze App… There’s a Disconnect in Connecting Marketing Tech Tools…

Street Fight Daily: Google Home Enables Retail Purchases, IBM and Visa Partner for IoT Payments

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Google Home Enables Retail Purchases, IBM and Visa Partner for IoT Payments

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Home Can Now Buy You Stuff from Over 50 U.S. Retailers… Visa, IBM Team for Consumer Payments through IoT Devices… Facebook Isn’t Going After LinkedIn, It’s Chasing a Much Bigger Jobs Market…

Street Fight Daily: Social Networks Struggle with Ecommerce, Nextdoor’s ‘Neighborhood Favorites’

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Street Fight Daily: Social Networks Struggle with Ecommerce, Nextdoor’s ‘Neighborhood Favorites’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Social Networks Face Obstacles in Road to Ecommerce Domination (Gigaom)… Nextdoor’s ‘Neighborhood Favorites’ Gets Closer to a Business Model (Local Onliner)… Millennials’ Growing Distrust of Plastic Cards Paves Way for Digital Payments (Marketing Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Stripe Scores Major Funding and Visa Partnership, eBay Shutters Delivery Service

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Street Fight Daily: Stripe Scores Major Funding and Visa Partnership, eBay Shutters Delivery Service

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Stripe, Digital Payments Start-Up, Raises New Funding and Partners With Visa (New York Times)… eBay is Killing Its Local Delivery Service and Specialized Apps (The Next Web)… Why PayPal’s Independence Will Have A Huge Effect On Your Business (Forbes)…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Launches POS, Visa Updates Rewards

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Street Fight Daily: Groupon Launches POS, Visa Updates Rewards

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Groupon Squares Up To Rivals With Groupon POS, An iPad App And Dashboard For On-Site, Mobile Payments (TechCrunch)… Visa Updates Offers Rewards Scheme With Point-of-Sale Discounts and Personalized Cardholder Alerts (TheNextWeb)… Bringing Social-Network Superpowers to the Real World (Wired)…

Street Fight Daily: Angie’s List Rolls, More Consolidation in Deals

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Street Fight Daily: Angie’s List Rolls, More Consolidation in Deals

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Angie’s List is Killing It: Revenue, Members, Growth — and Stock Price — All Up…  (VentureBeat)… Tippr Is Acquired by nCrowd in Further Consolidation of the Online Deals Space (AllThingsD)… Groupon Pits Itself Against Location-based Services with App Update (Mobile Commerce Daily)…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Expands Deals, Visa Teams with Samsung

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Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Expands Deals, Visa Teams with Samsung

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Foursquare Opens Up Check-In Deals to More Kinds of Plastic (AllThingsD)… Visa Teams Up With Samsung on Mobile Payments (New York Times)… With ClubLocal and New SaaS Tools, ReachLocal Wants to be the Amazon of Local services (PandoDaily)…

6 POS Systems With Loyalty Program Integration

Stephanie Miles

6 POS Systems With Loyalty Program Integration

With an increasing number of cloud-based point-of-sale systems now offering their own loyalty tools — and some offering integration with existing rewards programs — merchants have fewer and fewer reasons to pay for separate software systems when managing their small to mid-size businesses. Here are six point-of-sale systems that merchants can use to market their businesses and encourage repeat visits…

For Daily Deals Sites, It’s Evolve or Die

Victor Wong

For Daily Deals Sites, It’s Evolve or Die

Today’s daily deal sites are experimenting with every variation and vertical for their offerings — they know that not only is disruption on the horizon, but their own expiration date is as well. And it won’t be a new entrant into the deals space that ends them; instead it will likely be a very familiar brand entering local advertising: Google, PayPal, Square, or one of the other numerous payment services companies…