Why Ecommerce Companies Are Eyeing Brick-and-Mortar Retail

Over the past year, a string of ecommerce firms have invested in brick-and-mortar locations in an attempt to cash in on local markets that still account for over 90% of retail spending in the U.S. Manish Chandra, the founder the online fashion marketplace Poshmark, says physical locations will play an important part in ecommerce strategies moving forward…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Urban Airship, Spun

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan look at how phone carriers are striking back; Broadcastr spins to Spun; acquisition news from Urban Airship; funding news from Clearstory and Poshmark and special guest Spun co-founder Scott Lindenbaum…