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American consumers spent more on Airbnb than on Hilton last year

That means Airbnb now owns about 20 percent of the entire US consumer lodging market. Airbnb has long felt like an existential threat to hotel…

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Pinterest Steps Up Planning for IPO, Aims to List Shares on NYSE in April

Pinterest Inc. has sped up the timing of its initial public offering as the image-search company looks to tap into a red-hot market for new…

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With HotelTonight buy, analysts see opportunity for Airbnb

With Airbnb looking to grow its burgeoning hotel inventory, most industry analysts agree that the company’s takeover of last-minute booking platform HotelTonight is a strategic…

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Kroger Expands Marketing Relationship With Pinterest

Kroger and Kroger Precision Marketing (KPM) have announced a strategic integrated media and measurement relationship with Pinterest. The partnership will allow advertisers to use the supermarket…

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Lyft Appoints New Head Of Diversity And Inclusion With A Holistic Outlook

Ridesharing company Lyft has appointed a new head of diversity and inclusion that is bringing a fresh approach to the role. Monica Poindexter, the former Facebook global…

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AIRBNB

[Connecting] with one million hotels is a super daunting task that would require huge investments in technology, personnel, know-how, B2B marketing and consumer advertising. Quote…

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Pinterest’s latest updates seek to make the platform more shoppable

The social network on Monday rolled out a number of updates to its platform aimed at helping retailers drive more sales via the platform.  Pinterest…

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Lyft teaming with RTD to simplify bus, train connections

RTD is once again teaming up with Lyft to bridge the first mile/last mile conundrum with the introduction of a “Nearby Transit” feature in the…

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Airbnb & HotelTonight: the competition ratchets up a notch

Mar 14, 2019 With Airbnb’s acquisition of HotelTonight and the release of EyeforTravel’s latest white paper this week, hotel distribution is a hot topic and…

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Lyft’s IPO is a teachable moment for presidential hopefuls

By many accounts, it is rare for presidential aspirants to weigh in on the state of the rather obscure laws and regulations that govern initial…

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