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

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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…

LBMA Podcast: Google’s Local Ads, 7Eleven Rolls Out Belly

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Google’s Local Ads, 7Eleven Rolls Out Belly

On the show: Sprooki rolls out beacons in Singapore malls; Philipp Schmitt’s location-based light painting project; Runkeeper partners with KIIP; PitneyBowes’ location start-up incubator in India; QR codes to help Alzheimer sufferers from getting lost. Special guest is Peter Cahill, founder of Life Line Response…

LBMA PODCAST: Dwolla, Kiip, MoodMedia, and Now Founder Ben Broca

Asif Khan

LBMA PODCAST: Dwolla, Kiip, MoodMedia, and Now Founder Ben Broca

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan talk about ISIS’s plan to bring loyalty to vending machines. Meanwhile, Dwolla closes their $16.5 million series C; Kiip powers the “sour to sweet” campaign for Sour Patch Kids; MoodMedia pinpoints you by the music your hear; Google Now! comes to the iPhone and leaves a lot to the imagination; Foursquare is about to sell your data; and PJs that tell stories. Plus special guest Ben Broca, founder of Now…

Location-Aware Games Are Engaging Consumers — And Marketers

Asif Khan

Location-Aware Games Are Engaging Consumers — And Marketers

One retail brand already taking advantage of Rovio’s real-world location-based gaming feature Magic Places is Barnes and Noble. Last summer the company announced that you could take your Nook Color into a physical Barnes & Noble store and use the Mighty Eagle for free to clear levels in Angry Birds. This kind of partnership can become a great method for retailers to drive additional foot traffic and sales…