Friday, February 23, 2018

Some Retailers Worry Location Tracking Is Creepy

From eMarketer:

Using location data has helped many retailers target their marketing and advertising more precisely to better reach consumers. But new data finds there are several inhibitors keeping US retailers from taking advantage of location-based analytics.

The study, from Retail Systems Research (RSR), found that roughly half (47%) of retailers surveyed said concerns about the "creepiness" factor in tracking consumers was one of the top barriers to using location-based analytics.

And there's also the issue of privacy.

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