Street Fight Daily: Google Hit With Location-Tracking Lawsuit, What to Know Before Shifting Programmatic to Mobile

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING… Google Sued for Allegedly Tracking Phone User Locations Regardless of Privacy Settings… Dstillery Launches Data Visualization Tool Dscover Maps, Fueled by Quality Audience Profiles… What to Know Before Shifting Your Programmatic Budget to Mobile…

Street Fight Daily: Gannett Purchase of Tronc Imminent, Facebook Launches Its Own Craigslist

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Gannett Deal to Buy Tronc is Likely Imminent… Facebook Launches Marketplace, a Friendlier Craigslist… Marketers Try to ‘Close the Loop’ On Customer Retention…

Sponsored Content: Ad Improvements Could Strengthen Local Appeal of Costco, Sam’s Club

Members of the wholesale retail chains Sam’s Club and Costco swear by the low costs that come with buying in bulk, and locations cater their offerings to the local market. But these two companies could take a fresh look at their branding strategies and interactions with customers.