Local Commerce

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

    … On Amazon‘s biggest sale day of the year, consumers are not alone in watching will be up for grabs. Brands that do not have Amazon in their name are also looking for ways to benefit from the heightened shopping activity expected on this “retail holiday,” says Jaysen Gillespie, vice president of data science and analytics for Criteo. His company…

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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

    … Street Fight’s 10 Most Popular Stories From 2016 December 30, 2016 by The Editors Leave a Comment Filed Under: Features In the local space, 2016 brought both consolidation and renewal. Major players like Yodle, ReachLocal and Constant Contact were acquired, while other companies experimented with innovations in bots and AI, VR/AR and a new…

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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

    … It seems these days like every type of product or service is becoming available on-demand through an app — or will be soon. Plenty of companies claim to be the “Uber of” their respective markets, but there is more to making it in this scene than just getting goods to customers fast. An on-demand app can give clientele a sense of surety…

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

    … them a platform to make their inventories searchable online. With the NearSt mobile app, users can find the closest store that stocks what they’re looking for and reserve that product until they’re ready to go get it — or even have it delivered to them directly. NearSt founder Nick Brackenbury (who will be presenting at Street Fight’s upcoming…

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  • 6 Strategies for Increasing Conversions in Mobile Food Searches

    … Consumers are overwhelmingly relying on handheld devices to conduct local food searches, and restaurant owners play an important role in determining what percentage of those searchers convert. Sixty-three percent of consumers use smartphones and tablets to find local businesses, and 23% of those local business searches involve restaurants…

    Stephanie Miles/ Street Fight- 15 readers -
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