Praying for an alternate reality

Welcome to episode #253. On the show: Easy location for SMEs thanks to Localistico; Walkbase teams with Samsung for in-store analytics; Amazing Amazon’s Flex; On demand clothes alteration by Air Tailor; Nescafe brings virtual reality to…coffee; BestBuy’s robot Chloe; Google acquires Jibe; Foursquare adds OpenTable integration; Rentrak merges with Comscore; Binge-watch House of Cards on Virgin thanks to Netflix; Beacons for Good does good with beacons.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 253

Recorded: October 3, 2015
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Show Notes:

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Top stories of the week

1. Making location easier for SME’s with Localistico 10:25
2. Walkbase and Samsung team up for in-store analytics 12:40
3. Amazon to create their own Uber for packages with “Flex” 14:47
4. Air Tailor – On demand clothing alteration service 20:35
5. Nescafe and Google teams up for 360 virtual experience 24:40

Resource: Beacons For Good 29:15

Member News

1. BestBuy to test Chloe the robot 33:00
2. Google to acquire Jibe 35:38
3. Foursquare adds one button OpenTable integration 36:57
4. Rentrak + Comscore merger 37:52
5. House of Cards airplane with Virgin & Netflix 39:27

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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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