The New York Times reports than an app called ShopAdvisor uses beacons in stores to target promotions for products that you have already shown an interest in. A little creepy… but retailers say it works well. Here’s the story.
Edgar has been a consumer advocate for over 40 years. He is a former Assistant Attorney General in consumer protection in Massachusetts. He is the Founder of ConsumerWorld.org and MousePrint.org — two consumer education websites.