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This edition of the newsletter includes an improved merchant platform from foursquare, ecommerce behaviors from around the globe and other interesting news.

  1. Foursquare introduces new local updates tool for merchants (foursquare blog)
  2. The Fancy gives you cash for sharing the stuff you love (Venture Beat, GigaOm)
  3. GroupMe Branches Out Into Group Buying (All things D)
  4. Glimpse makes Like buttons useful, ties them to price alerts. Glimpse is an app launched by TheFind a few months ago (GigaOm)
  5. Capgemini’s research reveals interesting trends in eCommerce from 16 countries
    1. Is the future of retail showrooming? (GigaOm)
    2. Interviews show developing nations are more digital than us (Venture Beat)
  6. Portland, Maine gift card innovator CashStar gets $5M in new financing (Bangor Daily News)
  7. Facebook wants to be your online bank (Fortune)
  8. LivingSocial Just Launched a $200 Million Business (Yippit)
  9. LocalResponse, Shoplocal target social shoppers with mobile circulars delivered at ‘check-in’ (GigaOm)
  10. Foursquare Arrives on Bing (Bing’s blog)