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UrboLabs Connects Consumers with Local Businesses

UrboLabs would eliminate print ads by connecting consumers directly with merchants. The vision is a tad grandiose (“become a single consolidated platform for users to interact with the world around them”) but they do have a cute map-based interface that lets consumers pick the businesses they want to hear from. They just launched in New York and New Jersey and received an undisclosed amount of new funding. Don’t confuse them with Urbo the bike sharing service or Urbo the parking meter payment system.

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DMA, ARF and CIMM Working on Standard Label for Data Quality

May 4, 2018

Here’s a peculiar item: three industry groups have formed an initiative to create “quality label” for marketing data, similar to the nutrition labels on food packages. Participants include the Data & Marketing Association (DMA), The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) and The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM), plus 15 big compilers and users of marketing data. The label would disclose source, collection, recency, and “compliance signals” with industry and legal standards. Presumably the underlying motivation is to ease concerns about liability for using data that violates GDPR.

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Retail Rocket Raises $24 Million and Buys Sailplay to Enter U.S. Market

July 6, 2022

Netherlands-based retention management platform Retail Rocket just raised a $24 Million Series A, and immediately spent some of it to buy Sailplay, a New York-based marketing automation vendor that will grow its U.S. presence.  Retail Rocket builds unified customer profiles in a module it charmingly calls Data Warehouse, and has other modules for AI-driven personalization, segmentation, and campaign management.  The company has more than 1,000 global clients across Europe and South America.

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