New York Times Launching Gilt/Groupon Clone This Month – AllThingsD

New York Times Launching Gilt/Groupon Clone This Month – AllThingsD

“This one was inevitable: The New York Times is readying its own Groupon-like e-commerce offering, which will launch at the end of this month.”

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Cable TV in Pursuit of Mobility – NY Times

Cable TV in Pursuit of Mobility – NY Times

“Destroy this top-secret strategy document after reading. It could be devastating to our business interests if it fell into the wrong hands — like The New York Times or something.”


Using Facebook to Capture Consumers – Harvard Business Review

Using Facebook to Capture Consumers – Harvard Business Review

“A central tenet of retailing is to put stores near customers. Now that 600 million potential customers are on Facebook, retailers are flocking to the site and aggressively experimenting with new communication strategies. Here are five ways they’re connecting with customers on Facebook.”


For Pepsi, a Business Decision with social Benefit – NY Times

For Pepsi, a Business Decision with social Benefit – NY Times

“SAN GABRIEL, Mexico — In the past, farmers would make the dangerous trek north from this tiny town hidden in the rugged folds of the Jalisco mountain range to the United States, hoping to earn enough money doing odd jobs to cover debts incurred while cultivating the small plots of land that have been in their families for generations.”


The Washington Post’s Trove Targets News Personalization, Digital Innovation – Poynter

The Washington Post’s Trove Targets News Personalization, Digital Innovation – Poynter

“Describing the personalized aggregation service Trove as a “next generation” news experience, The Washington Post’s Vijay Ravindran figures it probably won’t save journalism on its own, but it’s a start.”


Google’s Decision to Get into “Real Time” Ads Was Really Smart, Says Google – AllThingsD

Google’s Decision to Get into “Real Time” Ads Was Really Smart, Says Google – AllThingsD

“Google makes almost all of its money selling search ads. But it is pushing hard into display ads, along with technology that lets marketers buy display ads in “real time.” Great idea, Google says.”


Content Farming: Is Online Media Just a Digital Sweatshop – GigaOM

Content Farming: Is Online Media Just a Digital Sweatshop – GigaOM

“The recent sale of Huffington Post to AOL for $315 million has focused a lot of attention on the economics of online media.”