Monthly Archives: April 2013

Retail and Hospitality: Sell More Beds and Bed Nights by Collaborating

Three industries for the price of one. If you see me speak, you will know that ‘collaboration’ is a common word in my vocabulary. You may have a lot more opportunities with businesses in your neighborhood than you realize. If you are in … Continue reading

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Mobile coupons enter grocery aisles

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Location, location, location – it’s important in the grocery business, too, with colorful produce drawing customers in and dairy items pulling them to the back of the store. But the trip through the… … Continue reading

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Foursquare wants to sell advertisers the power of its 3.5 billion check-ins – World News Report

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere The most comprehensive geo-political news service available on the Internet, covering over 263 countries and regions, all U.S. States and Industries. Luigi Cappel‘s insight: So many people are still saying that Foursquare is … Continue reading

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The 5 Creepiest Ways Major Companies Are Watching You

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere The information age has been steadily providing technology that is allowing corporations to get to know their customers better than their own families. (RT @cracked: The products you buy are tracking your location. … Continue reading

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Google lets UK cartographers tweak Maps (Wired UK)

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere Google is rolling out its Map Maker software to the UK meaning British users can now make amendments and add features to existing maps (Google lets UK cartographers tweak Maps – using a … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone Payment at the Checkout

I just read an interesting blog by Richard Handford on Mobile World Live. It started off referencing a trial by KFC in the UK, where people will be able to order their food on their mobile and pick it up … Continue reading

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