Archive for July, 2011

Google Maps is becoming a significant part of Data Visualization

Posted in Uncategorized on July 31, 2011 by bentneck

Check this out.  With large amounts of data and large amounts of data sources, Data Visualization is a way to pull it all together and make sense of it.  Google Maps is becoming a big piece of this visualization in many businesses.

Smart Shopping Cart Syncs To Your Phone

Posted in Uncategorized on July 29, 2011 by bentneck

Check this out. There are a number of “smart carts” out there, but this one provides the ability to sync to your smartphone. That could be useful for loading shopping lists and/or coupons.

Supervalu, Groupon, and Unilever team up on ice cream offering

Posted in Uncategorized on July 29, 2011 by bentneck

Supervalu, Groupon, and Unilever team up on an ice cream offer in Chicago.
Read more here.

Wal-Mart Streaming Video On Demand

Posted in Uncategorized on July 27, 2011 by bentneck

Wal-Mart will give Netflix some competition. Walmart.com, via Vudu, is streaming video on demand. Read more here…

Moms Shopping Via Smart-Phone

Posted in Uncategorized on July 25, 2011 by bentneck

Moms are purchasing smart-phones faster than men, and they are a big focus for marketers. My wife, a non-tech savvy wife and mom, purchased an iPhone recently. She has been on Craigslist a lot lately and just yesterday she proudly showed me her Craigslist iPhone app. Read more here.

Shopping Via Tablets On The Rise

Posted in Uncategorized on July 25, 2011 by bentneck

Shopping via Tablets is on the rise and in the end may be the device of choice versus the smartphone. Check this out.

P&G Virtual Beauty App

Posted in Uncategorized on July 23, 2011 by bentneck

P&G has a Virtual Beauty app available for the iPhone and Android. An interesting piece is the barcode scanner for accessing product reviews as well as other product information. Read more here….