shopping bot


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shopping bot

A program that searches the Web for the best price for a particular item you wish to purchase. See bot.
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The convenience is there--the stores are open all night, all week; the selection is there--Amazon will get you almost anything in print, and a lot that is not; and the competitive pricing is definitely there--just drop your shopping list into the virtual mitt of a shopping bot, and you'll have the best prices from stores around the world in a matter of moments.
The Net's answer to personal shoppers is the shopping bot, research programs designed to seek out deals on the goods you want.
Epinions has no plans to either directly sell any products itself or to offer a shopping bot at present.