Localcon 2016

  • Amplified Robot CEO Lays Out a Case for the Role of AR/VR in Retail

    … Amplified Robot CEO Lays Out a Case for the Role of AR/VR in Retail April 29, 2016 by Annie Melton Leave a Comment Filed Under: LOCALCON 2016, News Like any nascent technology, virtual and augmented reality lack an “approachability” — a concrete applicability that can complement the operations of the everyday business. It’s all well and good…

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  • How Time Out Plans to Strengthen Its Vertical Offerings With Ecommerce

    … to the unique wants and needs of specific sectors. Zeitoun hails from restaurant tech — Zenchef, which he founded as 1001 Menus more than five years ago, provides all manner of digital services to restaurants via an online reservations platform. Within that industry, Zeitoun has discovered that vertical solutions are a natural response to an increasingly…

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  • What It Takes for Legacy Media Companies to Innovate and Thrive

    … As the media industry spins further away from the long-established familiarity of print models, its companies — large and small, old and new, hyperlocal and international — are hurrying to implement a plan for long-term sustainability. Three organizations with creative solutions spoke on a panel at Street Fight’s LOCALCON in London last week…

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  • How Facebook Helps Small Businesses Stay Relevant on Mobile

    … “There’s a new billboard in town, and it’s in your pocket.” So began a presentation about mobile advertising from Facebook’s product marketing manager for SMBs, Joe Devoy, at Street Fight’s LOCALCON conference in London on Thursday. Devoy took the stage to share insight into how Facebook thinks about serving small businesses. The company’s SMB…

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  • Weather Company’s Webster Touts the Power of Forecast Data in Local Marketing

    … Internet of Things division. Street Fight recently caught up with the firm’s EMEA Managing Director, Ross Webster (who will be a speaker at our upcoming LOCALCON conference in London next week), to talk about what makes weather data so valuable to businesses. Obviously there’s no information that’s more local than the weather. How can it be leveraged…

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  • On-Demand Is Tricky to Build, but ‘Very Much a Net Positive for Everybody’

    … to the unfolding of on-demand within a number of verticals. Devine had previously served as CTO for ride-hailing app Hailo and also on-demand marketplace Bizzby. Street Fight caught up with Devine (who will be a speaker at Street Fight’s upcoming LOCALCON conference in London on April 21st) to talk about his work in the on-demand space, and where…

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