Street Fight Daily: Facebook Debuts Monthly Marketing Report, Blue Apron IPOs With a Whimper

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Begins Release of Monthly Marketing Metrics Report… Blue Apron’s IPO Has No Pop But Plenty of Questions… Amazon’s New Video Device, Echo Show, Is Getting Publisher Attention…

Street Fight Daily: Blue Apron Prices IPO, How Retailers Can Respond to Amazon’s Disruption

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Blue Apron and Delivery Hero Price IPOs Following Amazon’s Big Buy… How Retailers Will Have to Adapt to Avoid Getting Eaten by Amazon… The Race Is On to Challenge Google-Facebook Duopoly in Digital Advertising…

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys Booking Site, Delivery Hero Nears IPO

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Groupon Acquires Beauty Salon And Spa Booking Startup (Chicago Business Journal)… Takeout Giant Delivery Hero Raises Another $110M at Over $3.1B Valuation Ahead of IPO (TechCrunch)… Google Misses Out on Apple’s Slice of Mobile Transactions (Wall Street Journal)…

Amazon and Yelp Want a Piece of Online Ordering — Here’s Why There’s Still Hope for Startups

A wave of consolidation in the food ordering industry has reignited the race to capture a $70 billion sector. But as market leaders go public and other firms barrel in on the industry, is there still room for younger companies to grow? CEO Matt Howard at EatStreet, one of the largest remaining independent ordering firms, thinks so.

Street Fight Daily: Groupon Buys Fashion Site, Delivery Hero Nabs $88M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Groupon Buys Flash Sales Fashion Site Ideeli (USA Today)… Berlin’s Delivery Hero Gobbles Up $88M in Series E Funding (GigaOm)… Lowe’s Backs Recommendation Site for Home Projects (New York Times)…

Street Fight Daily: Delivery Hero Raises $30M, Groupon Looks To High-End

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyDelivery Hero Tops Up Series D With $30M As Its Global Take-Out Service Heads For Profit (TechCrunch)… Groupon Makes Bid To Reach High-End Customers (USA Today)… Here’s A Heavy Dose Of Reality For New Mobile Payments Startup Clinkle (ReadWrite)…

SFD: LivingSocial’s Groupon Problem, Delivery ‘Land-Grab’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Groupon’s Stock Slide Weighs on Rival LivingSocial (Washington Post)… Delivery Hero Fuels Up for Acquisitions with Fresh $49m Round (GigaOm)…
‘Thunderdome’ Takes Shape at Digital First (NetNewsCheck)…