Street Fight Daily: eBay’s Resurgence, Redbeacon Founder’s New Venture

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.eBay is Back! (Fortune)… Redbeacon Founder Launches MyTime, A Booking And Ecommerce Platform For Local Services And Open Appointments (TechCrunch)… Why Credit Card Companies Need Some Madison Avenue Style (ReadWrite)…

Street Fight Daily: Mobile Moves In-Store, Hyperlocal Comes to TV

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Pew: 72 Percent Of Smartphone Owners Used Devices While Shopping In Stores (Marketing Land)… A TV that Knows Who You Are (Financial Times)… Small Firms Say LinkedIn Works, Twitter Doesn’t (The Wall Street Journal)…

Street Fight Daily: Square Gets a Pass, Yelp Reviewer Sued

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Square Slides Into Apple’s Passbook With Digital Gift Cards (AllThingsD)… Yelp Reviewer Gets SLAPPed With 750K Lawsuit And Order To Alter Comments (TechCrunch)… Location-Based Search Revenue Will Reach $6B by 2017 (Mobile Marketer)…

5 Hyperlocal Tools to Help Retailers Curb Showrooming

The biggest threat to the average local retailer this holiday season isn’t the big box store down the street, but the e-commerce outlet selling the same products for less money online. In an effort to help curb “showrooming” and entice customers to make more in-store purchases, local retailers are increasingly utilizing hyperlocal solutions. Here are five tools that retailers can use in their efforts…

Street Fight Daily: Baristanet Founder Departs, ‘Showrooming’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Departure of Baristanet Founder Doesn’t Portend Changes, Says Editor (Poynter)… Is the Future of Retail Showrooming? (GigaOm)… Let’s Explode the Myth that Data Journalism is ‘Resource Intensive’ (Online Journalism Blog)… Let’s Explode the Myth that Data Journalism is ‘Resource Intensive’ (Online Journalism Blog)…

The New Local Delivery Systems

The consumer decision now becomes: do I spend my precious hour driving and dickering at the store, or do I spend $20 for somebody else to do this for me? As crowdsourced delivery services gain acceptance, it’s not hard to imagine big brands like Apple Store, Home Depot or any restaurant chain leveraging delivery as a competitive advantage…