LBMA: Amazon Prepares to Launch a Publisher ID

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers the arrival of PayPal QR Codes at Munich Airport, Amazon getting ready to launch its own publisher ID, a digital signage portal bridging Lithuania and Poland, and GroundTruth rolling out geo-contextual targeting on OTT/CTV.

LBMA: Verve Group’s Acquisition of Beemray

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Instagram rolling out a product called “drops,” Intent IQ launching a new opt-in data sharing platform, NielsenIQ acquiring Label Insight, Simpleview investing in Stroll, and Verve Group acquiring Beemray.

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LBMA: Gimbal Launches Pick-Up Solutions for Brands without Apps

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers the WNBA teaming up with Twitter on a digital hoodie, Gimbal launching pick-up solutions for brands without an app, Kroger testing drone delivery, and IKEA and Pinterest teaming-up on “Renocations.”

LBMA: MomentFeed Unveils “Enhanced Local Photos”

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers P&G’s SK-II retail pop-up in China, Burger King partnering with Rovio’s Angry Birds, MomentFeed unveiling “enhanced local photos,” and Ford patenting a new system for billboard-to-car advertising. Also, Mark Michael, CEO of DevHub, visits the pod. DevHub just acquired Brickwork Software.

LBMA: Target and Safeway Use Google Pay for Location-Based Promotions

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers TikTok partnering with Nielsen for geo-targeted campaigns with the aim of helping SMBs, Target and Safeway using Google Pay for location-based promotions, Petco using facial recognition tech to reunite lost pets with owners, and a KLM billboard that listens for flu symptoms.

LBMA: Placer.ai Raises $50m Series B

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Snap acquiring 3D mapping company Pixel8Earth, Tracesafe and Plot Projects partnering to deliver workplace safety solutions in Europe, Placer.ai raising $50M in Series B capital, and Quotient launching a “Vaccine Dashboard” to enable ad targeting at vaccine sites.

LBMA: Amazon Opens a Hair Salon

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Amazon opening a hair salon in London with magic mirrors and AR, Japan’s Mitsubishi and Unerry partnering on a smart city project in Jakarta, CVS rolling out digital audio messaging with In-Store Audio Network, and Gentle Monster creating experiential retail with robots and donkeys.

LBMA: Verizon Announces Hyper Precise Location Service

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers fake restaurants tricking delivery apps and consumers, Dollar Tree getting into the retail media business, Verizon announcing its Hyper Precise Location service, and Stirista releasing its OMNA identify graph platform.

LBMA: OH! Media Releases Audience Intelligence Hub

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Trader Joe’s launching a special app for those with autism, OH! Media releasing its “Audience Intelligence Hub,” Ladorian & inReality partnering to personalize in-store screen messages, and Ulysses trying to monetize location data from every car on earth.

LBMA: Can FLoCs Replace the Third-Party Cookie?

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Google’s FLoCs as an alternative to the disappearing third-party cookie, the AR platform Beerscans turning beer labels into augmented reality experiences, Krispy Kreme offering free donuts to encourage vaccination, and GroundTruth acquiring Addy.

FocalPoint Raises $8m to Improve GPS Accuracy

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers TmrO app creating connections between freelancers and the music and film industries, FocalPoint raising £6 million to improve GPS accuracy, Chipotle investing in driverless company Nuro, and Whole Foods tapping into AR cosmetics try-on tools.

Reveal Mobile Logs a Patent on “Custom Tagging”

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Safegraph raising $45M, the bLinkup app providing Covid safety ratings on bars and restaurants, Reveal Mobile receiving a patent on “custom tagging,” and Apple dropping a hint at wearable tech with a new patent of its own.

Clearlake Acquires Precisely in $3.5B Deal

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Google making hotel search listings free, WazeAds and Mojo’s coffee campaign, T-Mobile enrolling all customers in an ad-targeting program, and Clearlake re-acquiring Precisely in a $3.5B deal.

Cuebiq Shuts Down its SDK to Boost Privacy

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Cuebiq shutting down its SDK to be more privacy-friendly, American Eagle debuting an AR shopping tool, Zoo Miami launching Easter Hunt with EventZee, and Cole Haan unveiling GRANDSHOP in Harajuku, Tokyo.

Standard Cognition’s Big Round and Retail’s Future

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Standard Cognition raising $150M for automated checkouts, WaitWhile raising $12M to help retailers manage wait lines, Revolution360 re-inventing the street poster, and Google’s Jacquard data system for wearable clothing.

Gowalla Returns with AR Location Lenses

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers the GroundLevel Insights and Town of Whitby Project, Vodafone rolling out centimeter-level tracking, GPS tracking for dementia patients with GTX Corp solution, and Gowalla coming back with AR location lenses.

Firefly Launches StreetIQ Platform with Puma Campaign

The Location-Based Marketing Association covers Firefly launching its Street.IQ platform with a Puma campaign, putting automobile advertising into action.

Snap Acquires StreetCred, IsWhere Partners with Huawei

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Snap acquiring StreetCred, Refinery Lab bringing Mobilosoft to the U.S., Hypertrack announcing a location-based software suite for the gig market, and IsWhere partnering with HUAWEI cloud.

Verizon and UPS Team Up on Drone Delivery

The Location-Based Marketing Association covers Circle Graphics and POP trackers for OOH proof of posting as well as Verizon & UPS teaming up on drone delivery.

Location-Based Marketing Association’s 2021 Predictions

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association reflects on the year that was and speculates on the year ahead. Check out their predictions for 2021 on the latest episode.