Walmart | Street Fight - Part 6

Street Fight Daily: Uber Looks to Driverless Cars, Datalogix Raises $45M

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Street Fight Daily: Uber Looks to Driverless Cars, Datalogix Raises $45M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyUber CEO: Self-Driving Cars Are the Future, Drivers Are Not (Recode)… Datalogix Raises $45M to Help Advertisers Track Offline Purchases (Adage)… Payments Firm Swipely Raises $20M More As Its Processing Tally Crosses The $2B Mark (TechCrunch)…

Walmart.com VP: For Consumers, The Digital Divide Does Not Exist

Steven Jacobs

Walmart.com VP: For Consumers, The Digital Divide Does Not Exist

In the war to win the digital consumer, Walmart is betting that an all-of-the-above strategy will win out. During a speech at AdAge Digital in New York Tuesday, Brian Monahan, vice president of marketing at Walmart.com, said that world’s largest retailer remained committed to its brick-and-mortar stores and is focused on using technology to bridge the company’s digital and physical assets…

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Tests In-Store Pickup, LivingSocial’s Future

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Tests In-Store Pickup, LivingSocial’s Future

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Walmart Begins Testing Online Grocery Shopping With Local Store Pickup Option In Denver (TechCrunch)… Despite Its Woes, CMO Barry Judge Sees A Future For LivingSocial (Forbes)… Google’s Newest Secret Weapon For Local Ads (Digiday)…

Street Fight Daily: GoDaddy Continues Buying Spree, Walmart Expands Same-Day Delivery

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Street Fight Daily: GoDaddy Continues Buying Spree, Walmart Expands Same-Day Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGoDaddy on an Acquisition Tear: Five Companies Since February (Screenwerk)… Walmart Expands Same-Day Grocery Delivery To Denver (TechCrunch)… Savings.com Launches Favado Mobile App, Aims To Solve Grocery Savings Once And For All (PandoDaily)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Fires Back, Walmart Banks on Mobile In-Store

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Street Fight Daily: Yelp Fires Back, Walmart Banks on Mobile In-Store

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Yelp Fires Back at Small Business Extortion Claims, Says It’s Not, and ‘Never has Been’, true (TheNextWeb)… Walmart Exec: Mobile Can Revive Personal Touch for Shoppers(CNet)… Square Expands into Asia With Japan Launch (AllThingsD)…

Case Study: Walmart Expands Mobile Efforts With Scan & Go App

Stephanie Miles

Case Study: Walmart Expands Mobile Efforts With Scan & Go App

The retail giant isn’t trying to dissuade customers from using their smartphones while they shop. In fact, the retailer is beefing up the carrier signals inside its stores to make it easier for customers to get online. Instead, the company is combating the threat of showrooming by encouraging customers to fill their screens with its own mobile application.

Street Fight Daily: Glympse Invades the Dash, LivingSocial Settles Suit

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Street Fight Daily: Glympse Invades the Dash, LivingSocial Settles Suit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Glympse Brings Its Location Sharing to BMW and MINI Vehicles (New York Times)… LivingSocial Ordered to Pay $4.1 Million To Settle Class Action Suit (Fast Company)… New Yelp Revenue Estimate Feature Misleads Merchants (CoPilot)…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Buys Livestar, Starbucks’ Shoddy Square Rollout

Steven Jacobs

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Buys Livestar, Starbucks’ Shoddy Square Rollout

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Pinterest Acquires Local Recommendation App Livestar (AllThingsD)… Starbuck’s Shoddy Square Rollout Baffles Baristas, Confuses Customers (Fast Company)… Yelp: Study Says Our SMB Advertisers Make $23K More per Year (Screenwerk)…

Street Fight Daily: Village Voice Sold, Groupon Cuts Loom

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Street Fight Daily: Village Voice Sold, Groupon Cuts Loom

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Village Voice Media Execs Acquire The Company’s Famed Alt Weeklies, Form New Holding Company (TechCrunch)… As Groupon’s New Operations Czar Seeks to Streamline, Job Cuts Loom (Crain’s Chicago Business)… Local Search Cage Match: Google Vs. Apple Maps (And Siri) (Search Engine Land)…

Street Fight Daily: Retailers Get Into Mobile Payments, Holovaty Out at EveryBlock

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Street Fight Daily: Retailers Get Into Mobile Payments, Holovaty Out at EveryBlock

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology... Target, Walmart and Co.: Why Leave Mobile Payments to Others? (GigaOm)… Did Yelp and TripAdvisor Push Google to Compete? (New York Times/Bits)… Founder Adrian Holovaty Leaving EveryBlock After 5 Years (Holovaty.com)…