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HTC COO Matthew Costello joins long line of high-level executives leaving the smartphone maker

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What started as a trickle of high-level departures at HTC has quickly grown into an exodus, following reports that the company’s Chief Operating Officer Matthew Costello also plans to step down. Bloomberg reports that Fred Liu, currently President of Engineering and Operations, will have his responsibilities extended to make up for Costello’s...
HTC COO Matthew Costello joins long line of high-level executives leaving the smartphone maker

Where Do You Buy Your Technology? [Poll]

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Samsung is setting up shop - literally - with a new plan to open mini-stores within 1,500 U.S. Best Buy stores by June. But is the electronics giant getting in front of where consumers really buy their technology? The new in-store shops will have Samsung employees demo and sell a...
Where Do You Buy Your Technology? [Poll]

Jerry McDougal, Apple VP of Retail, Departs Apple

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Apple vice president of retail Jerry McDougal, a key player in Apple's retail development over the past 12 years, has departed the company to spend more time with his family, reports IFOAppleStore. McDougal was Ron Johnson's right hand man when he was still with the company and was considered a...
Jerry McDougal, Apple VP of Retail, Departs Apple

Microsoft taking aim at iLife with Windows Live Wave 4

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Windows Live Wave 4 isn't even in beta yet, but Microsoft's marketing department is already using it to attack Apple's products and services. When the software giant unveiled Windows Live Essentials Wednesday, it merely showed off what was coming over at WindowsLivePreview.com. Apparently, the site contains more than just...
Microsoft taking aim at iLife with Windows Live Wave 4

HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

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HTC's woes seem to have cut into its staff morale with a several senior executives said to be leaving the company, reports The Verge. HTC's Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera left the Taiwanese smartphone maker last week, joining an exodus that has taken place over the past three months. Other...
HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives
HTC Can't Staunch The Flow Of Departing Senior Talent As Internal Turmoil Prevails

Why the "Want" Button Doesn't Work for Social Commerce

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When you’re in the market for a new camera, or a backpack for your 2nd grader, chances are you’ll search Google or Amazon for the product you want, and then scan for the cheapest deal or the best-reviewed product. You might also go directly to a favorite retailer’s website and...
Why the "Want" Button Doesn't Work for Social Commerce
Cube26′s 'natural vision control' lets you mute video by placing a finger to your lips
Five senior employees leave HTC, one urging others to follow

Fashion publications are finding better ways for print-digital hybrid media to survive

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The Decoded Fashion event took place in London this week bringing together many different people who work in retail, marketing and technology. Along with the Startup pitch competition, there were many sessions throughout the day discussing methods for luring more shoppers your way, empowering consumers via social media and reinventing...
Fashion publications are finding better ways for print-digital hybrid media to survive

How To Get A 10x Lift In Monthly Unique Visitors

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Retailers have used signage, billboards, newspapers, magazines, vehicles, buildings, radio, TV – just about every means imaginable to market their products and services. But never have we seen retail marketing spread exponentially in different directions since the advent of the Internet and the... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
How To Get A 10x Lift In Monthly Unique Visitors

Who will be the last one at HTC left standing in the US?

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For HTC, when it rains, it pours. Over the last 18 months, the company has watched its smartphone sales slow and profits wither. Now there reports that key personnel have left the company; the most recent being Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera, according to The Verge. At a time where the...
Who will be the last one at HTC left standing in the US?
HTC in disarray: staff departures, 'disastrous' First, and production problems cloud company's future

Square Hires An Exec From PayPal To Form Payments Partnerships With Retailers

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After bringing on a new global business lead from Google, Square is making another key executive hire today. The payments company is announcing that Alex Petrov, a former PayPal exec , will be the Square’s Vice President of Partnerships. Petrov was most recently the Vice President of Retail Marketing at...
Square Hires An Exec From PayPal To Form Payments Partnerships With Retailers

HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik joins growing number of reported exec departures at the Taiwanese OEM

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HTC has confirmed that Lennard Hoornik, CEO of HTC Asia, has left the company to pursue “other interests”. The high-profile departure follows a similar exit by Jason Gordon, Vice President of Global Communications and reportedly Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera, among others. “HTC can confirm that Lennard Hoornik has left HTC,”...
HTC Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik joins growing number of reported exec departures at the Taiwanese OEM

Aiming for more retail deals, Square adds partnerships VP

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Former PayPal VP of retail marketing Alex Petrov will be responsible for finding more integrations for the hot mobile payments startup. [Read more]...
Aiming for more retail deals, Square adds partnerships VP

Why Placemeter abandoned the buzzed-about "omnichannel" category for a more ambitious goal

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Depending on who you ask, omni-channel is the buzzword du jour in retail marketing. It represents the new frontier of integrated marketing, where social, email, TV, and display advertisements all work together with in-store promotions and analytics. Countless startups have sprung up to handle the in-store analytics portion of...
Why Placemeter abandoned the buzzed-about "omnichannel" category for a more ambitious goal
1,400 'Samsung Experience' shops in Best Buy locations spell more bad news for HTC
Several senior HTC employees depart following HTC First disaster

Square Snags PayPal Exec For VP of Partnerships Position

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Square announced Wednesday it has hired Alex Petrov for its new vice president of partnerships position, where he’ll focus on business development and customer acquisition for the commerce startup. Previous to his new gig, Petrov was the VP of retail marketing at PayPal, where he was responsible for launching PayPal...
Square Snags PayPal Exec For VP of Partnerships Position

Mobility Ventures backs magnetic positioning startup Indoor Atlas in $640,000 seed round

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Venture capital firm Mobility Ventures has announced an investment in Indoor Atlas, a startup pursuing indoor mapping using the Earth’s magnetic field, as part of a $640,000 (€500,000) seed round. Based in Finland, Indoor Atlas claims it is the first to put “magnetic anomalies” from buildings and smartphones to use...
Mobility Ventures backs magnetic positioning startup Indoor Atlas in $640,000 seed round

HTC Loses Another Senior Exec As COO Steps Down -- But May's Phone Sales Are One Bright Spot Amid The Gloom

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Troubled Taiwanese mobile maker HTC, which has seen its profits plummet as it struggles to compete in an Android mobile space dominated by its Galaxy-spewing rival Samsung, is losing (yet) another senior executive. Bloomberg reports that Chief Operating Officer Matthew Costello will step down after less than three years at the company....
HTC Loses Another Senior Exec As COO Steps Down -- But May's Phone Sales Are One Bright Spot Amid The Gloom
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