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Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Yext Data, DexOne Emerges from Bankruptcy

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Adds Yext Data, DexOne Emerges from Bankruptcy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Facebook to Add Yext’s Business Data as It Touts Search Feature (Bloomberg Businessweek)… Dex, SuperMedia Close Merger and Emerge from Chapter 11 As Dex Media (Screenwerk)… Google Calls Reports that Google Now for iOS Srains Batteries “Incorrect” (TheNextWeb)…

Group Commerce to Merge With Nimble Commerce

Steven Jacobs

Group Commerce to Merge With Nimble Commerce

Three months after laying off a quarter of its staff, Group Commerce has agreed to merge with its primary competitor, Nimble Commerce, in an all-stock deal, continuing the consolidation among white-label deal companies. Under the terms of the deal, Nimble Commerce CEO Prashant Nedungadi will lead the new firm, which will retain the Nimble Commerce name…

After Boom and Bust, How Will the Discount Economy Evolve?

Prashant Nedungadi

After Boom and Bust, How Will the Discount Economy Evolve?

The discount industry experienced 2012 as a major turning point. In the past 12 months, the deal provider landscape shook out even more, with the consolidation of many deals sites and the decline of some industry giants. Given the changed landscape, here are a few predictions about where the local offer and voucher space is heading…

Nimble Commerce Expands Off of White-Label Model, Launches Deal Exchange

Steven Jacobs

Nimble Commerce Expands Off of White-Label Model, Launches Deal Exchange

White label deal purveyor Nimble Commerce has taken a page from the online advertising industry’s book, rolling out an offers exchange this morning to play matchmaker between local publishers and sales forces. Called Nimble Network, the product takes much of the thinking from only ad exchanges and applies it to the deals space…

With $21 Million Banked, Group Commerce Eyes Developing Markets

Steven Jacobs

With $21 Million Banked, Group Commerce Eyes Developing Markets

“In some ways, [the developing world is] even more fertile ground than developed markets where things are set in stone, and traditional ways of doing things have existed for many years,” says the company’s CEO, Jonty Kelt. “However, there are cultural attitudes towards purchasing online and delivery which, might be quite different in China than they are in the U.S. or Europe.”

Why TechStars’ Tisch Won’t Buy Your ‘Daily Deal’ Company

Steven Jacobs

Why TechStars’ Tisch Won’t Buy Your ‘Daily Deal’ Company

Investment interest in daily deal companies has been flat for some time, but the stigma attached to the “daily deal” has turned the classification into a scarlet letter for companies. Some of the negativity around the term is likely a consequence of the irregularities found in Groupon’s accounting. But the underlying shift stems from a simpler strategic shift in industry organization…

Digital First Taps Nimble Commerce to Power National eCommerce

Steven Jacobs

Digital First Taps Nimble Commerce to Power National eCommerce

Digital First Media, which oversees the Denver-based MediaNews as well as the New York-based Journal Register Company, has inked a deal with Nimble Commerce to power an ecommerce initiative across the company’s 150 plus local sites. The deal will replace the media group’s largely fragmented ecommerce efforts with a single platform capable of launching daily deal and flash sales campaigns seamlessly across its media properties…

6 White-Label Deal Platforms for Publishers

Stephanie Miles

6 White-Label Deal Platforms for Publishers

Launching a branded deals program gives publishers an additional stream of revenue in a notoriously difficult advertising market, potentially increasing a media company’s annual advertising revenue anywhere from 15% to 30%. These programs also give community newspapers, hyperlocal blogs, television stations, and radio stations a way to capitalize on the trust and authority they’ve developed with their audiences over the years.