Daily News: SMBs Giving Up Physical Stores, Email Still Works As AI Emerges, Facebook & Local Search

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Survey Says SMB Retailers Will Give Up Physical Stores within Decade (June 20, 2017) LSA Insider: “A survey of 200 small businesses from GetApp argues that in a decade physical stores (for these respondents)…

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MongoDB launches Stitch to put the RAD in non-RelAtional Databases

Today at MongoDB World in Chicago, MongoDB announced the launch of Stitch, its new backend-as-a-service (BaaS) tool that lets developers build MongoDB-powered applications, without the need for mountains of boilerplate code. MongoDB Stitch is a single, document-centric API designed to handle routine database tasks. This means things like storing and retrieving data, access control, security,…

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