Posted by Dale Buss on April 16, 2012 09:01 AM
Amazon looms as nemesis of book publishers, as children's book publisher pulls its titles.
Apple denies designer Philippe Starck's claim of 'revolutionary' device.
Arby's makes social media blunder over Rush Limbaugh advertising.
Archie comics legal battle heats up.
Audi may select its North American plant site this week, with Mexico the favorite, Automotive News says.
CBS emphasizes hard news to regain an edge.
Citigroup reports better-than-expected revenue growth.Continue reading...
wisdom of the crowd
Posted by Eliza Sadler on September 20, 2010 02:00 PM
With New York Fashion Week behind us, it’s just the right time to put aside those designer duds and embrace one’s inner "foodie" with the launch of Zagat Exclusives.
Tailored to please diners and dining establishments alike, this program will provide regularly scheduled discounts for a limited time, delivered by email, at Zagat-Rated restaurants in New York City, and will soon be rolled out in other major metropolitan areas.
"Zagat is harnessing the increasingly popular group buying model to provide the best possible deals for our customers and restaurateurs," said Tim Zagat, CEO, Zagat Survey. The program, which is powered by Groupon competitor DealOn, offered $30 off a three-course meal at Manhattan's famed “21” Club for its first promotion. This move signifies a bold effort by Zagat to follow Yelp and OpenTable into the highly competitive dining-discount game.Continue reading...
Posted by Sheila Shayon on August 25, 2010 03:00 PM
Now that Facebook has entered the location-based services market, "places" – and the information generated by users about those places – is the next digital bonanza.
What to do with all that geo-data? Comedian Stephen Colbert has his ideas. Brand marketers, meanwhile, are eager to reward users for recommendations.
According to Gigaom's Mathew Ingram, the next digital leap forward is for first-generation services like Foursquare "to effectively make social decisions easier." As for which service to go with? Decisions, decisions...Continue reading...