Marketing Day: Amazon Expands Same Day Delivery Service, New Foursquare App & More

by Amy Gesenhues
Here's our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Rapid Growth: Amazon Brings Its Same-Day Delivery Service To 6 More Cities The same-day delivery race is heating up. Today, Amazon announced its Same-Day Delivery is now available in six more cities.Read the full article

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