As Boomers Warm to Mobile, Brands Look to Capitalize

Millennials have been shopping on their smartphones for years, but a shift toward mobile-direct shopping among consumers in the boomer generation is creating excitement for retailers and brand marketers this holiday season.

Street Fight Daily: Zuck & Musk Take Some Heat; An ROI Calculator for Drive-to-Store Campaigns

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… How Serious is the New Facebook Breach?… S4M Releases Calculator to Measure ROI Generated by Drive-to-Store Campaigns… Now That We’ve Improved Media Transparency, Let’s Do the Same With Data…

Street Fight Daily: Adobe Reportedly in Talks to Buy Marketo, Walmart Rebrands E-Commerce Effort

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… Adobe in Talks to Buy Marketing Software Firm Marketo… Boosted by Fresh Funding, PebblePost Gives Snail Mail a Programmatic Upgrade… Walmart Goes After City Folk with Rebrand of Jet.com…

Street Fight Daily: Integration of Listings & Reputation Management; Google Reviews, Yelp, and Antitrust

TODAY IN LOCAL & DIGITAL MARKETING AND MEDIA… Latest Local Marketing Merger Aims for Scale in Critical Listings Management Sector… Yelp, Google Reviews, and Antitrust… Oath Integrates Its Ad Tech Assets—But What About the Verizon Data?…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Unsettled by Drama at Facebook; IPG Buys Acxiom Marketing Solutions

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Brands More Skeptical of Facebook than SMBs in Wake of Controversies… Acxiom Marketing Solutions Group Sold to IPG; Future of Its SMB Listings Unclear… Gmail App Developers Have Been Reading Your Emails…

Street Fight Daily: Google Monetizes Product Searches, Amazon’s Next Whole Foods Move

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Partners with Retail Giants to Monetize Online Product Searches… Amazon Accidentally Revealed Its Next Plan for Whole Foods in a Job Posting… 10% Own an AI Device, 32% Plan to Get One, 58% Don’t Want Any…

LBMA Podcast: Amazon Alexa, Google Zagat, Redbox, Oath

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan, Rob Woodbridge & Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Kroger, Walmart and Special Guest: Sandeep Bhanote – Radius8.

Street Fight Daily: Snap’s Secret User Data Paints a Dismal Picture, Mobile Shopping on the Rise

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Employees Leak Data That Doesn’t Bode Well for the Secretive Company… Mobile Shopping Saw a Steep Jump Over the Holidays… Verizon’s Oath Explores the Drivers Behind ‘Brand Love’…

Street Fight Daily: Google Says Sites Can Still Opt Out of Web Crawling, The Alexa Revolution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Good News for Yelp — Google Will Continue to Allow Sites to Opt Out of Its Web Crawling… Millions Use Alexa to Shop, and Brands Need to Start Paying Attention… Brand Safety in 2017: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Suffers Major Legal Setback, Best Buy Leads the Anti-Amazon Resistance

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Suffers Major Setback as EU Court Rules It Must Be Regulated Like Taxi Companies… Best Buy versus Amazon: Holiday Edition… Improving Search and Advertising Are the Next Frontiers for Voice-Activated Devices…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Debuts API for Mid-Sized Businesses, Beyond the Basics of Chatbots

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Debuts Cheaper Enterprise APIs for Growing Businesses… Moving Beyond the Gimmicks with Chatbots… Shifts Come to Oath’s Top Ad Tech Brass…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Partners with Westfield Malls, Amazon Targets CPG Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Partners with Westfield to Offer Mall Lounge and Pickup/Drop-off Points… Amazon Benefits as CPG Advertisers Trim Dollars… Walmart Acquires New York Delivery Startup Parcel…

Street Fight Daily: Alphabet Mulls Big Investment in Lyft, Pubs Not Making Money on Facebook

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amid Waymo-Uber Drama, Alphabet Considers Lyft Investment of About $1 Billion… Study Finds Publishers Are Not Making Much Money on Facebook… Why Amazon Is the New Google for Buying…

Street Fight Daily: Postmates Sheds Employees, What Oath CEO Learned from Leading Patch

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Postmates Laid Off All Its Cities Managers This Week… What Oath CEO Tim Armstrong Learned from Patch’s Struggles… Amazon Pumps Resources into Alexa to Maintain Dominance as Competition Heats Up…

Street Fight Daily: Uber Embraces Reform as CEO Takes Leave, B2Cs Struggle with MarTech Integration

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Embraces Major Reforms as CEO Takes Leave… Melding Marketing and Ad Tech a Challenge for B2C Companies… Gen Z Is Not Mobile First; It’s Mobile Only..

Street Fight Daily: Yext Set to Raise $115.5M in Today’s IPO, Snap Offers Brick-and-Mortar Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yext is Set to Raise $115.5 Million in IPO After Final Pricing… Snap Advertisers Can Now See if Their Ads Increase Foot Traffic… Will it Blend? Oath Will Combine Disparate AOL-Yahoo Ad Tech Assets…

Street Fight Daily: Big Retailers Support Mobile Payments, Snap Ads Struggle to Grab User Attention

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon, Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks Drive Mobile Payment Behaviors… How Do Users Like Snapchat Ads?… AOL’s CEO Explains that Oath is About B2B Branding…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Adds Location Sharing Tools for Businesses, AOL and Yahoo Become Oath

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Adds Location Sharing for Businesses Offering Customer Support via DMs… AOL and Yahoo Will Become Oath Following Verizon Deal… Consumer Adoption of Voice Assistants Doubled in Q1: Here’s Why…