5 Hot Retail Strategies in Play This Thanksgiving Weekend

Top retailers aren’t leaving anything up to chance. In one of the biggest pushes we’ve seen in years, retailers around the country are embracing interactive technology and social channels in a play to capture a greater share of consumer holiday spending. Read on to learn about five innovative strategies.

LBMA Podcast: New LBMA Research, Foursquare & Tinder, Verve & Receptiv

On this week’s edition of the Location-Based Marketing Association podcast: iQiyi, Location Sciences, Foursquare + Tinder, Google Expeditions, Verve buys Receptiv, Kohl’s + Amazon returns, London goes iZettle, and new research from The LBMA.

Street Fight Daily: Waze Launches Local Ads Program, Kohl’s Doubles Down on Amazon Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Waze Launches Ad Program to Connect Drivers & Small Businesses… Kohl’s CEO Says Company Is Doubling Down on Its Deal with the Devil… Snapchat Is Building the Same Kind of Data API That Got Facebook in Trouble…

Street Fight Daily: Social Declines in Search Visibility as Video Rises, Amazon Deal Boosts Kohl’s

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Social Sees Precipitous Decline in Google Search Visibility While Video Rises… Kohl’s Shares Could Pop 50 Percent as Amazon Partnership Ramps Up… With Facebook Emphasizing Community, Marketers Are Trying Out Facebook Groups…

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Still Hungry for Startups, Kohl’s Makes Deal With Devil

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… To Keep Up with Tech Competitors, Walmart Says It Will Acquire More Startups… Amazon’s Invasion of Kohl’s Has Begun… Facebook Is Officially Rolling Out Explore, Its Alternative News Feed…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook in Another Metrics Scandal, Big-Boxes Partner with Amazon/Google

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… A New Phase for Street Fight… Facebook Tells Advertisers It Can Reach More Young People Than Exist… Kohl’s and Home Depot Sign On to Sell Voice Assistants In-House…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook and Amazon Fuel Local Food Transactions, Netsertive Buys Mixpo

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Americans Love Ordering Pizza on Facebook and Amazon… Netsertive Acquires Seattle Ad Tech Firm Mixpo… Hard Look at Online Pays Off in Higher Quarterly Profits for Kohl’s…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook’s New Retail Features, Local Mobile Ad Spend to Reach $6.5 Billion by 2019

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Woos Retailers and Shoppers Alike with New Features (Gigaom)… Mobile Spend by Local Advertisers Forecast to Hit $6.5B by 2019 (MediaPost)… Security, Data Breaches Slow Down Mobile Payments Adoption (eMarketer)…

Street Fight Daily: Tribune To Split Publishing, Google Improves Maps

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyTribune to Split Publishing, Broadcast Businesses (Wall Street Journal)… A Better Google Maps App for Apple and Android Devices (New York Times)… Instacart: Crowdsourcing Your Grocery Shopping (Businessweek)…