The first widely recognized comparison-shopping agent was BargainFinder developed by then Andersen Consulting and its SmartStore center.
- it is a an example of Semantic web
- They rely on wrappers: extensive programming required
- Wrappers need to be reprogrammed when an online store changes its outfit
- Wrappers extract information based on textual analysis
2-Limited information extracted
Influence of Consumers' Online Decision-Making Style on Comparison Shopping Proneness and Perceived Usefulness of Comparison Shopping Tools
Nov 01, 2010; ABSTRACT Applications to support online comparison shopping are expected to become increasingly available to consumers. However,...
CPC Strategy Releases Q1 2009 Rankings of the Top 10 Comparison Shopping Engines in the U.S. Comparison Shopping Marketplace.
Jun 09, 2009; CPC Strategy LLC, a full service comparison shopping management agency released its first quarterly rankings of the U.S....