Local Commerce

  • How Amazon Prime Day Can Give Other Retail Brands a Boost

    … company, a retargeting firm that works with e-commerce companies to deliver personalized ads, gathered data from its network that shows that there is an opportunity for other retailers to take advantage of the elevated consumer spending. Prime Day brings noticeable increases in shopping, he says, but not at Black Friday levels. There is, however…

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  • #SFSNYC: How Slice Helps Local Pizzerias Get in on Ordering via Mobile

    … Lots of apps can connect consumers to restaurants to order meals, but New York-based Slice has focused on a particular food niche that founder and CEO Ilir Sela says is built on customer loyalty — pizza. Last October, Slice launched its iOS app for ordering pizza from local shops, rather than big chains that typically are already a step ahead…

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  • Street Fight’s 10 Most Popular Stories From 2016

    … generation of voice search. Here’s a look back at the top Street Fight stories (at least in terms of traffic) this year. 1. Making Sense of Google’s Changes that Just Blew Up Online Ads for Local Businesses Todd Bairstow, February 29th: There’s really no way to overstate what a massive change Google’s ad reconfiguring is for everyone in the SEM…

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  • Hand Delivery, No Lines, Pharmacist Chats — You Call This a Pharmacy?

    … It’s right up there with sitting in rush hour traffic on the DC Beltway or hanging out in my doctor’s waiting room — the joy of picking up prescriptions. The local pharmacy was once a place with some communal value where you knew the pharmacist and (because the healthcare system was less laden with regulations) could expect to be in and out…

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  • Reserve and Deliver: Waitr Acquires Restaurant Booking App Requested

    … Sacramento-based Requested, a restaurant booking app that launched in 2015, has announced that it has been acquired by Louisiana-based food delivery and restaurant management company Waitr. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Requested will keep its California office and its team will remain intact in the transfer. Requested’s key…

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  • On-Demand Services and Apps Becoming Inevitable Tools for Reaching Customers

    … support them. “Five or six years ago, this type of service might not have been possible,” says Holger Luedorf, senior vice president of business with on-demand delivery service Postmates. His company uses a network of couriers along with its app and software to deliver products from local stores to customers within one hour of ordering. Luedorf…

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  • NearSt Founder: Shopping Locally Can Be Easier Than Ordering From Amazon

    … a short distance to get something when we want it, where we want it. For us, the inevitable next step in this evolution of ecommerce and m-commerce is bringing the inventory of every store on every high street online, so that shoppers can truly find and buy anything they want from the shops by them. And that’s where NearSt was born. I’m wondering…

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