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Street Fight Daily: Shopify To Push Offline, Patch’s Impending Partnership

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Shopify To Push Offline, Patch’s Impending Partnership

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Shopify Raises $100 million Series C To Expand Offline Into general Commerce (GigaOm)… AOL’s Tim Armstrong Hints at Impending Patch Partnership (AdAge)… Square Acquires Evenly, A Venmo Competitor For Sending And Receiving Payments With Friends (TechCrunch)…

For Hyperlocal Marketers, Data Sweeps Are Part of Doing Business

Tom Grubisich

For Hyperlocal Marketers, Data Sweeps Are Part of Doing Business

Marketers operate under many constraints dictated by good business and societal mores, not to mention various federal and state laws against criminal and civil misconduct. But the explosion of public data needs to be sorted out. It’s up to society, government, business and individuals everywhere to take the discussion to better and new policies and, where necessary, laws…