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.

AWS Launches a Google Maps Rival

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers AWS launching Location Service, a Google Maps competitor, Mood Media being acquired by Vector Capital, Starbucks partnering with Pokemon Go in Asia, Bayern Munich using AR to connect with fans, and Gimbal being sued for patent infringement.

NextNav Releases a Plug-in for Vertical Positioning

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers NextNav releasing a developer plug-in for vertical positioning, PointMe developing a solution for “point and click” in the physical world, Pointr & Comfy partnering to make workspaces safer to return to after COVID, and SKODA adding location-based services to their vehicles. 

Adthena and Adsquare’s New Launches

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Adthena launching “Local View,” Adsquare launching “Audiences in Motion,” location-based game Breadcrumbs debuting in Singapore and Clark County, and Las Vegas releasing the “FixIt Clark County” app for citizens to report problems.

Location Intelligence Beats Fraud

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Incognia solving QR code fraud with location verification, the Ontario Regiment Museum using an AI virtual assistant, L’Oréal launching virtual make-up for your online work calls, and Covid-19 leading to greater public willingness to share location data.

Location Weekly: Grocery Store Lidl Deploys WhatsApp Chatbot

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers GameStop activating with a Pokémon Go partnership, Lidl’s WhatsApp Chatbot helping you plan ahead, Amazon going after the office supply market with Smart Dash Shelf, and Powell’s Books launching a book-scented fragrance.

Location Weekly: Realworld Launches Adfindr for Local Ads

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Merrell using voice and location to highlight nearby trails, Burger King’s Scary Places, Foursquare’s Marsbot for AirPods, Realworld launching Adfindr, and a new case study from Oriient on indoor positioning.

Location Weekly: Verizon Deploying Voice-Activated Digital Signage in Store

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Amazon giving customers money to purchase their data, Verizon deploying voice-activated digital signage in stores, Eight O’Clock Coffee hosting Java Parties, and Telluride converting old gondola cars into dining cabins for winter.

Location Weekly: Location Data Gets Political, Taco Bell Personalizes Menus

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers using location data to influence US elections, Brandify and Rakuten Ready partnering, ZoneTail teaming with Radical Road Brewing, and Taco Bell using Certona AI to personalize menus for app members.

Location Weekly: Party City and Nextdoor Launch Halloween Campaign

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Ferrara’s Trolli brand creating an AR game for Halloween, Party City and NextDoor launching a Halloween campaign, Burberry teaming with IBM for product traceability, and Walmart redesigning its stores with a touch of airport way-finding tech.

Location Weekly: BMW Geo-Fencing, Gimbal Acquiring TrueX, Amazon One Payments

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers BMW geo-fencing E-Drive zones, IKEA’s “Buy With Time” campaign in Dubai, Gimbal acquiring TrueX from Disney, and Amazon One letting you pay with a wave of your hand.

Location Weekly: Walmart Delivers Covid Tests via Drone

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Walmart delivering Covid tests via drone in Vegas, United Airlines launching an interactive flight search map, Amazon Sidewalk moving beyond the connected home, and Toronto-based WXM Tech cooking up TraffikFlo for Covid traffic management.

Location Weekly: Torrid Deploys Personalized Maps in Email Marketing

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers 51Degrees partnering with Digital Element, Stirista acquiring Nikaza’s attribution and location intelligence engine, Torrid finding success with email marketing using personalized maps, and FedEx launching real-time package tracking with SenseAware ID.

Location Weekly: Education Apps Sell Location Data

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers InMarket acquiring NinthDecimal, Google Chrome announcing Orion WiFi, Burger King unveiling a COVID-friendly restaurant design, and education apps selling location data.

Location Weekly: Google Maps Enables Parking Payments with Passport

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Colorado artists selling their wares in refurbished vending machines, Google Maps enabling parking payments with Passport, Reveal Mobile looking at average CPMs for location-based audiences, and Amazon going big on AR with Room Decorator.

Location Weekly: Unilever and Orbital Insight Deploy Location Tech for Supply Chain Management

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Mars/Wrigley getting ready for virtual Halloween trick-or-treating, Unilever and Orbital Insight piloting the use of location tech to monitor their supply chain, Foursquare using location data to increase shopper safety with LinkNYC screens, and CVS rolling out an in-house digital advertising network.

Location Weekly: Burger King and Wawa Innovate for Covid Era

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Wawa launching drive-through-only convenience stores, Waze launching contactless gas payments at Shell and Exxon Mobil, Burger King printing customer orders on face masks, and Heineken launching its “Star of the Summer” campaign at Tesco UK.

Location Weekly: DoorDash Opening DashMart Stores

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Verizon deploying 2cm precision location tracking, DoorDash opening DashMart stores, and Google launching earthquake detection on Android devices. Rich Ventura of Sony Electronics joins as a guest.