Street Culture: Why Lunch Is a Big Deal at Euclid Analytics

At six years old with about 40 employees, the company is currently in a growth phase, and will likely grow considerably in the next year. Euclid’s director of product, Alexander Reichert, says that the daily lunch hour has been a kind of string that ties the team together.

Street Fight Daily: Verizon May Renegotiate Yahoo Deal, Facebook Tweaks Audience Metrics

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Could Reopen $4.8 Billion Deal Talks… Facebook Tweaks Audience Network to Favor Advertiser Metrics… Google Rolls Out New Tech for Publishers to Count Mobile Viewability…

LBMA Podcast: Qualia + Ninth Decimal, Zagat, Euclid Analytics, and Yext

Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing, a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Beco battery free beacons, Localytics +DoubleClick, New York & Company + Shopkick, MobileXCo + GreenP, Redbox + 7Eleven, RoamingAround, and Gravy.

Street Fight Daily: Brands See Success with Kik Chatbots, Facebook Demotes Clickbait

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Kik Users Have Now Sent Branded Chatbots Nearly 2 Billion Messages… On Track to Bring in $850,000 This Year, Charlotte Agenda Says Its Model Works… Has Been Trying to Beat Amazon at the Wrong Game,,,

LBMA Podcast: Euclid Analytics, Foursquare, and Vistaprint

On the show: Are you ready for a drive-thru supermarket?; GoInStore; Lyft partners with National MedTrans Network; EyeQ to make waves at NRF; 7Eleven helps corrupt with rewards; Google creating a virtual reality division; Shelfbucks acquires Emmoco.

10 Ways Retailers Can Create Awareness of In-Store Mobile Channels

Consumers increasingly prefer to communicate with businesses through their smartphones rather than face-to-face, even while they’re shopping in-store. Retailers have reacted to this shift by investing in beacons and mobile apps. But many are finding that use of these technologies is low because consumers don’t realize they exist. To understand how merchants should go about building these relationships and creating awareness of their mobile channels, we spoke with seven industry experts.

5 Tools Local Merchants Can Use to Segment In-Store Visitors

Loyal customers are incredibly valuable to local merchants. A new class of hyperlocal platforms is helping small business owners pinpoint and engage with repeat visitors using a combination of in-store beacons, geo-location tools, and customer segmentation technology. Here are five platforms that enable merchants to track visit frequency and send highly targeted promotions to maximize sales among their most valuable customers.

7 Strategies for Growing Online-to-Offline Conversions

It’s no secret that mobile activities are driving traffic to brick-and-mortar businesses. However, the majority of national retailers, brands, and even local merchants still have no idea how well their digital marketing initiates convert…


Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Execs Decamp, Apple Mulls Mobile Payments

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyFoursquare’s COO, Biz Dev Head Are Leaving (Recode)…
Apple Discussing iPhone Payments Service With High-profile Retail Brands (9to5Mac)… Ad Tech Companies Create Mobile Ad Exchange to Rival Google, Twitter (AdAge)…

With Privacy Debate in Rear View, Euclid Looks to Make Offline Analytics Mainstream

The clamor that erupted last year after the Wall Street Journal and other mainstream outlets reported that some big retailers passively tracked users in their stores has waned in recent months, opening the door for an emergent offline analytics sector to become a mainstay retail industry. Euclid, the company that quickly became the poster-child for in-store tracking during the debate, is making its core tracking technology free this morning in an attempt to lure in the millions of smaller, more apprehensive retailers across the country…

Explainer: How Local Data Startups Are Building Analytics for the Real World

There’s been a lot of excitement around in-store analytics recently as venture funding has begun to pour into the space. But the trend is one part of a much larger technological effort to quantify consumer activity in the real-world, bringing the same measurement about where we go, when we go there, and where we came from that Google Analytics and Comscore brought to the web years ago…

5 Hyperlocal Platforms To Improve Store Operations

Using indoor positioning and navigation tools, retailers can pinpoint traffic backups, improve store layouts, and deploy additional cashiers when checkout lines have reached certain maximum thresholds. They can also boost sales with merchandising displays that have been specifically designed to combat the dreaded “showrooming” effect. Here are five tools that retailers can use to upgrade the shopping experience inside their brick-and-mortar stores…