Marketing News Roundup - May 27, 2011

What's new in marketing this week?

Pay with your phone? Google out the gate with Google Wallet, an app which allows you to pay with your phone. Will this be the death of cash credit cards, or will people resist due to privacy concerns? (InfoWorld)

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In a phyrric victory for cash-crunched wives and girlfriends of guys everywhere, it turns out that men are bigger impulse buyers. If you're wondering who the SkyMall catalog people have in mind, now you know. (Technorati)

Is Detroit the next Silicon Valley? Google, Ford, Quicken Loans hiring engineers aplenty. Let's hope the momentum keeps up. (GoodNewsNetwork)

Oprah's last show was this week. What will happen to all the Oprah-supported-industries? Don't worry, she's still on cable and online. (Forbes)

Now's your chance to travel like you're rich and famous. JetBlue is auctioning off signed luggage from celebrities like Jordin Sparks and Donald Trump. Proceeds go to charity DoSomething.org (MSNBC)

Have a great weekend, and thanks for reading!

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