Street Fight Daily: Square Launches POS App for Retailers, GrubHub’s Sales Surge

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Launches Dedicated Point-of-Sale App And Service for Retail Merchants… Grubhub’s Sales Surge… The Washington Post Rolls Out Customizable Content Ad Unit…

Street Fight Daily: Yahoo Hits Major Roadblock, Amazon Eyes Food Delivery in London

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yahoo’s Recent Revenue Driver, Mavens, Hits Major Growth Roadblock… Amazon Eyeing Up London Restaurant Delivery Launch… Facebook Woos Publishers Back with Instant Articles Feature…

Hyperlocal Media and Collaborative Consumption Services

The “shared economy” being ushered in by startups like Airbnb, Getaround and Toolspinner is creating new marketplaces where locals can rent their homes, cars, and tools to neighbors. This new trend enables the efficient sharing of resources and goods that are used on occasion as an alternative to outright ownership…