LBMA: Google Maps Goes Head to Head with Instacart

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers SPREE Interactive taking its VR platform global, a Robot mixologist serving drinks and collecting data, Google Maps going head to head with Instacart, and Square launching a Photo Studio app.

LBMA: Google Enters OEM Vehicle Navigation Space

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Google getting into the OEM vehicle navigation space, Giant Food piloting mobile deals on perishable foods, Lowe’s launching a “room scanning tool” using LIDAR in their app, and Amazon’s Alexa coming to hospitals and assisted living homes.

LBMA: Digital Envoy Acquiring Location Sciences

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Digital Envoy acquiring Location Sciences, Campbells Soup and Universal Music’s QR code experiences, Stirista launching their Crosswalk geo-attribution platform, and Text Request launching location tracking by SMS.

LBMA: Chili’s Tests a Robot Server

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Chili’s restaurants testing a robot server named Rita, Locky Dock Media Network blending media and public good, ProMobi releasing tech to track frontline workers, and EzFill adding gasoline to a growing list of on-demand delivery items.

LBMA: PayPal’s Interest in Acquiring Pinterest

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers PayPal looking to acquire Pinterest, Starbucks exploring cashier-less stores with Amazon tech, Walmart testing text-to-shop technology, and Fast Simon debuting shop-by-image search.

LBMA: Old Spice Goes Wild with Snapchat at Walmart

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Old Spice going wild with Snapchat at Walmart, Toronto’s Art Heist scavenger hunt, United Airlines using PayPal QR codes for in-flight payments, and Starfield Hanam shopping mall in Korea launching an interactive video wall campaign.

LBMA: Home Depot Hires Walmart to Deliver Goods

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Home Depot hiring Walmart to deliver goods, Albert Heijn looking to monetize its app/web customers with Google-like ads, Apple upping its game with enhanced “find my phone” location features, and Playfair Group bringing a mobile jukebox to seniors.

LBMA: Etsy Launches a Virtual AR Showroom

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Uber Eats rolling out pumpkin delivery in 3 cities, Lancome debuting a virtual pop-up store in the UK with ByondXR, Reveal Mobile acquiring MIRA, Kantar and Route joining forces on OOH measurement, and Esty launching a virtual AR showroom with The Etsy House.

LBMA: 605 and PlaceIQ Partner Up

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers 605 and PlaceIQ’s partnership, Logiq introducing a geofencing platform, Robomart launching a mobile store-hailing platform, and MoodMedia acquiring PlayNetwork.

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LBMA: Smart Shopping Carts and DOOH Measurement

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Facebook rolling out birthday gifting, India’s Neareo releasing a suite of tools for digital engagement, Talon and MadHive partnering to link DOOH and OTT audiences, and Singapore’s Cellarbration using government digital IDs to verify alcohol purchases from vending machines.

LBMA: Talon and MadHive Link DOOH and OTT audiences

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Facebook rolling out birthday gifting, India’s Neareo releasing a suite of tools for digital engagement, Talon and MadHive partnering to link DOOH and OTT audiences, and Singapore’s Cellarbration using government digital IDs to verify alcohol purchases from vending machines.

LBMA: Appen’s Acquisition of Quadrant

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Avondale Park District putting Amazon lockers in parks, Oscar Meyer hitting the road with Lyft, FedEx leveraging sensors for last mile vaccine distribution, and Appen acquiring Quadrant in location data merger.

LBMA: Disney Launches Genie Service

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Disney launching their Genie service, GroundTruth partnering with No Kid Hungry, Barilla helping the blind make pasta, and United Airlines teaming up with Walmart and Albertsons on Covid testing.

LBMA: Groupon and Booksy Partner on Salon Appointments

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Groupon and Booksy partnering on salon appointments, the Nike Store in Seoul tying real-time data to DOOH, Kroger teaming with Kitchen United on ghost kitchens, and Bluedot pursuing gamification with real-world AR.

LBMA: Walmart Licenses Delivery Tech

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Digital Envoy acquiring X-Mode, Walmart making its delivery tech available to other retailers, IZEA and Place IQ partnering on influencer marketing campaigns, and TikTok using OOH to help unsigned artists.

LBMA: Sam’s Club Tests Scan and Ship Feature in Stores

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Brookfield Properties partnering with ARIA Network for AR air rights activations, Adtech Realworld lauching QDOOH to make buying billboards easy for local brands, Sams’s Club testing a “scan & ship” feature for in-store shopping, and Coty getting Covid-friendly with perfume sampling.

LBMA: Yelp’s Audiences Platform

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Yelp launching their Audiences platform, AirBnB partnering with What3Words for staycations, Billboards in Paris getting brighter for the “Fearless Night” safety campaign, and imageHOLDERS launching touchless kiosks with Ultraleap technology.

LBMA: Moving Walls Ties OOH to Local, Targeted Offers

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Hallmark printing custom messages in cards and mailing them out, Moving Walls tying OOH to local targeted offers, Nexyad and HERE teaming up for next-gen vehicle safety service, and U-Blox launching its PointPerfect location service.

LBMA: OneNav Raises $21 Million

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Buffalo’s Olmstead Park using AR to bring history to life, Quan Media and AdQuick helping FreshDirect measure OOH ad performance, Kinetic and MyHome.ie teaming up on location-based real estate ads, and OneNav raising $21 million.

LBMA: Verizon Acquires Senion

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Brij’s one-touch QR code product registration, SpatialTEQ showcasing its partnership with Amada Senior Care, Verizon’s acquisition of Senion, and Beaconsmind AG deploying a solution for Roberto Cavalli.