• An Unsexy Truth: Emerging Tech Hinges on Local Data

    I spend a lot of time talking to people in the augmented reality (AR) sector, and one factor continues to be overlooked: local data. In other words, the shiny vision of graphical overlays that augment our perception ain’t gonna happen without hordes of geo-relevant data. Take for example Google’s new self-trumpeted visual positioning service (VPS).

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  • Behind Home Page Media’s Growth in Nashville: Change and One Big Constant

    Entering its ninth year as the major independent news provider in metro Nashville, Home Page Media Group continues to expand. Now it has leaped beyond big and affluent Williamson County south of Music City to northerly Sumner County for its sixth site. It has also launched site No. 7 in the midsize community of Bellevue in Davidson County adjacent to Williamson.

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  • Cuebiq Partners With GeTui for Chinese Retail Data

    Location data provider Cuebiq just got access to a significant resource for gathering insights on consumer behavior in China. This morning the company announced it has entered into a partnership with GeTui, a Hangzhou-based mobile internet, push-notification service provider to nearly one billion devices.

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  • How Amazon’s Whole Foods Buy Could Transform the Retail Ecosystem

    Amazon’s recent $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market could signal a new era of experimentation and pushing boundaries in retail as the company continues to redefine content and commerce in the grocery space and elsewhere, according to Gwen Morrison, co-CEO of The Store, WPP’s global retail practice. “It’s a mistake to just look at the Whole Foods footprint by itself,” Morrison says.

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  • Sponsored Post: As Temperatures Soar, So Should Local Marketing

    Summertime has arrived. To kick off the season, folks are uncovering their grills for the first time in eight or nine months and firing up some ‘shrimp on the barbie.’ A little corn on the cob, freshly-sliced watermelon and homemade cherry cobbler round out the all-American picnics taking place in backyards across the country.

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  • Openings and New Hires at Placed, Main Street Hub and Apptus

    Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.) Changed jobs, or have one you’d like to list? Click here to send us tips and job openings! Main Street Hub Hires COO Main Street Hub recently welcomed Jeff Mosler as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer.

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  • What Happens to Local Data When Physical Stores Close?

    More than 8,600 brick-and-mortar stores are expected to close this year, up from 2,056 in 2016 and 5,077 in 2015. But long after the doors have been shuttered for the final time, much of the local data for those stores remains online. For national chains with hundreds of storefronts spread across the country, outdated location data can lead to frustrated shoppers and missed o ...

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fightin Mobile- 13 readers -
  • Street Fight Daily: Snap Launches Location-Sharing Feature, Walmart Goes After AWS

    Street Fight Daily: Snap Launches Location-Sharing Feature, Walmart Goes After AWS June 22, 2017 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Launches Location-Sharing Feature Snap Map (TechCrunch) Snapchat’s next big feature wants to get you to meet up with friends in re.

    Street Fightin Twitter- 13 readers -
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