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Wanderful Media raises $5 million in new funding round

It’s been an incredible year for the retail and e-commerce industries, especially when it comes to discovery shopping. For Wanderful Media, 2012 will be defined as a year of building, and the theme for this year will be delivering. We’ve … Continue reading

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2012: A Year of Building

If you think about it, every year takes on a character, or theme, of its own depending upon goals we’ve set, decisions we’ve made and unplanned events that take place along the way.  2011 was driven by a few great … Continue reading

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Smartphones & Tablets, Reshaping The Overall Shopping Experience!

The explosion of mobile devices that connect anywhere has blurred the line between online and in-store shopping. Shopping behaviors continue to change, as new options are regularly being introduced to consumers. It’s because of these behaviors that Wanderful Media is … Continue reading

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Wanderful Media Adds Former Microsoft & Yahoo! Talent to Growing Management Team | Marketwire

I am proud to announce that Wanderful Media has recently added two Silicon Valley veterans to our growing management team. We have appointed Steve Trefethen as chief technology officer and Grace Chan will serve as our vice president of product management. Steve Trefethen … Continue reading

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Coming in 2013: Greater Retail Industry Shifts

It’s been an incredible year for the retail and e-commerce industries, especially when it comes to local discovery shopping. 2012 was marked by new company introductions, market consolidation, growing social media influence and evolved retail tactics to drive consumers from … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Hidden Weak Spot: Lack Of Local Leverage | Forbes

This is a great piece I wrote with Dave Thomsen, EVP of Product at Wanderful Media. The Wanderful team is focused on connecting local retailers with consumers, and we see a huge opportunity for retailers to capitalize on areas that Amazon … Continue reading

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Wanderful Media Adds Dave Thomsen as EVP of Product and Design to Growing Management Team | Marketwire

As Doug and I set out to build Wanderful Media, we decided to do some things very differently than MerchantCircle. One of them was putting design at the core of the company DNA.  The addition of Dave Thomsen as a … Continue reading

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Ben Smith, Bob Clark: Newspapers Ditching Traditional Advertising Models

Historically, newspapers have relied on print advertising and paid circulation as main sources of revenue. Since the birth of the internet in the 90’s, the industry has been faced with a challenging future. The internet quickly deflated the value of … Continue reading

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Reflections on Launch Week: 
Building Relationships with Focus Groups, Shotguns and a little Chardonnay

Last Tuesday we officially launched Wanderful Media. When I think back on the week, it was all about spending much-valued quality time with our partners, employees and industry advocates who are supporting our dream to reinvent local discovery shopping and … Continue reading

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Hot off the Presses: The Launch of Wanderful Media

In June I introduced my new post as CEO of ShopCo Holdings. I am happy to announce today we have launched out of stealth, as Wanderful Media! Wanderful represents a media industry initiative to transform the $4 billion business of … Continue reading

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