Amazon Launches Local Register, Plans To Crush The Competition

August 19, 2014
Hosted by Bob Pritchard

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Episode Description

Amazon has moved into the credit card processing service with Local Register, putting it in direct competition with Square, PayPal and Intuit; murderer finds out all the great places to hide a body… From Siri; Uber is set to be the big disrupter in package delivery with Corner Store, an on-demand product delivery service in Washington DC; Google went public 10 years ago today, the comparison of the company in 2004 and 2014 is extraordinary; Walmart's big-box stores are losing popularity, the future is in their Neighborhood Markets; WeChat hits 236 million users; 15 year old Google global science fair finalist develops a way to stop Alzheimer's patients from wandering at night, and predictions are that Apple’s iPhone6 will be an absolute blockbuster due to pent-up demand for the larger iPhone. We also discuss beacons, what are they and how do they work, how they present an incredible opportunity for retailers. We also have our extremely popular email segment and an interview with Jeffrey Hayzlett a brilliant speaker, marketing legend and radio host. We are going to chat about how Jeffrey is using the latest in OTT to build a media empire from the ground up.

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Bob Pritchard

Bob Pritchard

Bob Pritchard has over 30 years’ experience as a straight talking business and marketing troubleshooter and consultant with many of the world’s leading companies on 5 continents. Bob is the recipient of the highly coveted International Marketer of the Year Award, a distinction he shares with some of the world’s top business leaders.

Bob's newest book, Kick Ass Business and Marketing Secrets. How To Blitz Your Competition, the 100,000 word business bible, was released globally by Wiley and Sons, the world's largest business book publisher, in August 2011.

Bob has been a Business speaker and trainer at over 1,500 conferences, including 91 Fortune 500 companies. He has presented to major corporations in 53 countries. Bob was also Joint winner of a Clio award and joint winner of 4 Silver Telly awards for work with Citibank.

Bob was a television and live performer for 15 years, appearing in some 400 television shows as a singer and actor with several recordings including one top 10 hit. He is the Author of 5 internationally best-selling books, including ‘Complex Marketing Made Simple,’ with sales exceeding 100,000 copies. Bob has a wide knowledge of business, has business interests around the world and understands global business and opportunities.

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