Street Fight Daily: Google Expands AMP, Instagram Debuts ‘Stories’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Hit a Record of 14 Million Rides Last Month… Google Expands AMP in Search Results as Retailers Join Push for Faster Mobile Web… Instagram Takes a Page From Snapchat, and Takes Aim At It, Too…

Street Fight Daily: Attribution Tech’s Star Is Rising, Mall Operator Enlists Local Startups

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… What Yext’s Snapchat Integration Means for Brick-and-Mortar Biz… Attribution is Becoming More of a Priority for Marketers… Giant Mall Company Enlists 10 Tech Startups to Drive Brick-and-Mortar Business…

Street Fight Daily: Uber and Didi Close $35B Deal, Most Businesses Still Lack Mobile Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Sells China Operations to Didi After Losing Billions… Even as Mobile Gobbles Up Web Traffic, 80% of Businesses Lack Long-Term Mobile Strategies… Excited about Google’s New Map Ads? You Should Be!…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Posts Record-Shattering Q2, Whole Foods Enters Meal-Kit Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Beats Expectations with $857 Million in Profits Driven by AWS, Prime… America’s Meal-Kit Craze Attracts a Big New Competitor… GrubHub Announces More Investments Following Strong Q2…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Profits Skyrocket, Gannett Expansion Faces Ad Difficulties

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Profit Nearly Triples on Mobile Ad Sales and New Users… Gannett’s Expansion Strategy Runs Into Bad News on the Ad Front… How Businesses Creating New Website Platforms Can Optimize for Search…

Street Fight Daily: Shopper Intent and Location, Brands Tap Pokémon Go

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… flok Launches Chatbots to Bolster Customer Engagement for Local Businesses… Can Insights on Shopper Intent Improve Location Data?… This Brand Found a Clever Way to Connect with Pokémon Go Players…

Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Debuts Attribution Dashboard, MyTaxi Merges with Hailo

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Foursquare Debuts a Dashboard for its Foot Traffic Measurement System… MyTaxi Reportedly to Merge with Hailo in Bid to Compete with Uber… Verizon-Yahoo Deal is the Best Possible Outcome for Consumers and Marketers…

Street Fight Daily: Verizon Acquires Yahoo, Retailers Leverage Instagram for Loyalty

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo Cuts $4.8 Billion Deal to Sell Core Business to Verizon… How Retailers Like Michael Kors Are Turning Instagram Into a Customer-Loyalty Vehicle… Retail Emails Lead to Quick Sales…

Street Fight Daily: Bots Boom on Facebook, Tinder-Like Interface Takes on Retail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Bots Take Over Facebook… Twitter’s User Base to Grow by Double Digits This Year… Sephora is Driving Mobile Sales with Tinder-Like Features…

Street Fight Daily: The Location Data Sharing Boom, Google Enables Call Campaign Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Marketers Don’t Need Pokémon Go to Track You: Inside The Location Data Sharing Boom… Google Empowers Businesses to Establish Attribution for Call Campaigns… Uber Rival Gett Enjoys a Lift from Brand Filter on Hot App, Prisma…

Street Fight Daily: Zenreach Emerges from Stealth with $50M, Uber Partners with DigitalGlobe

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges from Stealth with $50 Million and Peter Thiel on its Board… Uber is Partnering with a Satellite Imaging Company to Help Drivers Find You… IBM’s Watson and Macy’s Team Up to Make In-Store Shopping Assistant…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Launches Tool for App Engagement, SMBs Draw Non-Local Searches

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Launches Dev Tool Focused on Mobile App Engagement… Case Study: 33% of Local Search Business is from Non-Locals… Yahoo Reveals Testing of Conversational Search, Virtual Assistance…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Hits Major Roadblock, Amazon Eyes Food Delivery in London

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo’s Recent Revenue Driver, Mavens, Hits Major Growth Roadblock… Amazon Eyeing Up London Restaurant Delivery Launch… Facebook Woos Publishers Back with Instant Articles Feature…

Street Fight Daily: Snapchat Gets Assist from Yext, What New Instagram Tools Mean for SMBs

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Geofilter Campaigns May Get a Boost from Yext… What the New Instagram Tools Mean for SMBs… Advertising in Pokémon Go Will Include Sponsored Products, Not Just Locations…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Offers Brands Its Audience API, AirBnB Testing Local Commerce Bots

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Offers Audience API to All Brands… AirBnB is Working on Bots to Catalyze its Travelers’ Local Spending… Poking Around the Location Data Potential of Pokémon Go…

Street Fight Daily: Google Launches Retail Ad Update, Pokémon Go to Host Local Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Courts Retail and Hotel Marketers with New Features… Ads for Specific Locations Are Coming to Pokémon Go… Why Location Isn’t Enough for Mobile Advertising…

Street Fight Daily: Pokémon Go and Local Commerce, Millennials and Retail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Foursquare President: ‘Huge’ Industry Developing Around Location Intelligence… Pokémon Go Gets Consumers Back to the Mall, But Will They Shop?… Lyft and GM Expand Express Drive Driver Rental Program…

Street Fight Kicks Off 2nd Annual Local Visionary Awards

Have you got the goods to take home a belt? For five-plus years, we have tracked the evolution of local, from the trendy daily deals then to the trendy chatbots today. Local is continuously inventing and innovating, and for the second year in a row, we’re honoring the best of these developments with our Local Visionary Awards.

Street Fight Daily: News Sharing Remains Low-Tech, DoorDash CEO’s Crowded Sector

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pew: Most News Sharing Remains Low-Tech, Offline… DoorDash CEO: Food Delivery Winner Will Be Best Service, Not Biggest Brand… The Athletic Brings Subscription-Based Local Sports Coverage to a City Near You…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Launches Luxury Service, Localytics Integrates with Oracle

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Launches Premier, Poaches Uber Employees to Get It Running… Localytics Integrates with Oracle for Omnichannel Marketing… Uber Raises $1.15 Billion From First Leveraged Loan…