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Tag Archives: Mobile Devices

A Changing Retail Streetscape: Rethinking Shopping Center Parking Lots

Posted in Retail, Retail Sales

A recurring theme of this blog is that e-commerce, mobile devices, and evolving technology are changing the retail landscape. It seems that technology shifts are also poised to change the retail streetscape. More particularly, changes to the design and use of retail parking lots seems inevitable, and a significant opportunity, as shopper habits and preferences… Continue Reading

More Mobile, More Problems?

Posted in Retail, Technology

It’s been a great night out with friends. You’ve enjoyed good food and some laughs. Then the bill arrives. After some mental (or scribbled) math and some uncomfortable chatter (or silence), you’re handing the waiter a check cover filled with six pieces of plastic and requesting change for two $20 bills. As the use of… Continue Reading

Doing Business with Children: Compliance with the Amended COPPA Rule

Posted in Compliance, Intellectual Property, Privacy, Retail

As of July 1, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission’s regulations implementing the Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (“COPPA”) were amended to address changes in the way children use and access the Internet, including through mobile devices and social networking. Originally enacted in 1998, COPPA applies to operators of websites and online services, including apps,… Continue Reading