Street Fight Daily: Shoppers Flee Stores, Gannett Splits Digital Business

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology Shoppers Are Fleeing Physical Stores (Wall Street Journal) U.S. retailers are facing a steep and persistent drop in store traffic, which is weighing on sales and prompting chains to slow store openings as shoppers make more of their purchases online.Read the full article


  • Shoppers are fleeing physical stores for the Web

    online.wsj.com - 6 readers, 153 Tweets - U.S. retailers are facing a steep and persistent drop in store traffic, which is weighing on sales and prompting chains to slow store openings as shoppers make more of their purchases online.

  • StubHub Music Takes On Music Concert Discovery Apps WillCall And Live Nation |

    techcrunch.com - 2 readers, 89 Tweets - StubHub Music is now live in the App Store and available to all major U.S. cities. StubHub, which is currently seen as a competitor to ticket-buying..

  • We Pushed for Pizza. Here’s How It Went.

    slate.com - 2 readers, 17 Tweets - Users of food-delivery services such as Seamless know they can be wondrous and sinister at once: The freedom from botched phone orders and crumpled menus lures you in, but then the endless scroll of options steals your ability to make decisions or progress.   A little hope has arrived in...