This Week in Location Based Marketing #73 – Retail’s revival

Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing where we rehash the news that matters in the location based marketing world.

In this episode: Big acquisitions this week starting with Facebook’s bookends Tagtile and Instagram and Intuit purchasing AisleBuyer. Retail’s revival is happening through location and mobile with PointInside’s nSide, Picksie’s ticket purchasing and Jetshop’s pop-up stores in Stockholm + AisleBuyer’s founder, Andrew Paradise.

Episode 73

Recorded: April 15, 2012
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan

Show highlights:
1. QuantumDigital launches QuantumCards
2. DrinkLobby launches
3. PointInside launches nSide
4. Picksie launches ticket purchasing service
5. Jetshop and the pop-up store in Stockholm

Featured Guest
AisleBuyer: With Andrew Paradise, Founder (29:00)

Funding / M&A News
1. Intuit acquires Aislebuyer
2. Facebook acquires Instagram and then Tagtile

Resource of the Week
SPA Report: NFC/QR to drive proximity marketing to $2.3B in 2016 (56:56)

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Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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