Google is tying Google Offers into a refresh of its mobile Maps products, pointing to the opportunities and challenges for location-based services to break through the local deals space.
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NEW YORK – A Sparkfly executive at the 2013 MMA Forum said that a mobile advertising campaign last year with Auntie Anne’s, Coca-Cola and Millennial Media resulted in a majority of participants choosing to save an offer for later redemption rather than using it on the spot.
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