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Street Fight Daily: Patch Hits Profitability, GrubHub Enters Delivery Wars

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Patch Hits Profitability, GrubHub Enters Delivery Wars

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyHas Patch Finally Cracked The Code On Hyperlocal? (Digiday)… Grubhub Has Made Its Biggest Move Since the Seamless Merger (Street Fight)… CEO Says Yelp Is at ‘Peak Desktop’ — Is It Also Nearing Peak Growth? (Street Fight)…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Plans Local Marketplace, RadioShack’s Losses Deepen

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Plans Local Marketplace, RadioShack’s Losses Deepen

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyAmazon Plans Local Services Marketplace This Year (Reuters)… RadioShack Draws on Credit Line as Losses Deepen (Wall Street Journal)… Google to Buy Skybox Imaging for $500 Million (New York Times)…

Case Study: RadioShack Finds Foursquare Customers Spend More

Stephanie Miles

Case Study: RadioShack Finds Foursquare Customers Spend More

After a tepid start to location-based services, RadioShack fully embraced Foursquare, finding that customers who checked in spent more and were more likely to buy wireless products. The company saw an uptick in buzz as an innovator, too. Now, RadioShack is a close partner of Foursquare, serving as a launch partner for some of its badge offerings, and running a major Foursquare campaign around the holidays last year, Holiday Hero. This year, RadioShack will run a “So Right” badge campaign on Foursquare and look to increase use of location-based tools by associates as the company de-centralizes its operations.