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shopbot

(World-Wide Web)
A kind of bot that searches the World-Wide Web to find the best price for a product you're looking for.

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(2016) (inverse U-shape) Study Search Proxies Marvel (1976) Education, income, and frequency of search Dahlby and Driver heterogeneity West (1986) (age, gender, marital status, and location) Van Hoomissen (1988) Variation in inflation, which implies variation in the value of search Borenstein and Population heterogeneity, Rose (1994) as measured by the percentage of tourists Sorensen (2000) Frequency of purchase across drugs Zhou (2006) Frequency of store visits and purchases Tang, Smith, and Frequency of shopbot use Montgomery (2010) Chandra and Distance between stations Tappata (2011) Orlov (2011) Differences in Internet penetration rates across geographies Dubois and Distance from home Perrone (2015) to supermarket Pennerstorfer Percentage of informed consumers et al.
Megashopbot (megashopbot.com) finds you the best shopbot for each purpose.
| Use shopbots to find the cheapest online prices A SHOPBOT, or shopping robot, is a comparison site that searches a range of e-tailers to find the cheapest price, including delivery, in the same time it takes to search at just one e-store.
1 Shopbot. A generation ago, garage tinkerers would have died for this low-cost computer-controlled milling machine.
Instead use a shopping robot or shopbot, which scans a raft of retailers to find the cheapest price including delivery.
ShopBot, Make Magazine, TechShop, Hines Design Labs, Mystery Build, Yelp, Spoonflower
transactions with third-party retailers through the shopbot's
"Shopbot" websites can help determine general price ranges for gifts you need.
Consumer Decision-Making at an Internet Shopbot. Journal of Industrial Economics, 4 (December): 541-558.
Instead, head to a shopbot, tell it what's required, click on compare prices and you'll find the product in the same amount of time but with a list of prices from lots of retailers.
* Use a shopbot (shopping robot) to find cheap gifts on the web.