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6 November 2012 - 12:33, by , in New Price2Spy features, 1 comment
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Because you asked for it – we have prepared 3 new pricing reports in Price2Spy reporting section. These 3 reports combined represent a very quick way for establishing price relationship between your and competitor sites – it will be very easy to determine if a competitor is generally speaking cheaper, or more expensive than you...
11 October 2012 - 13:07, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Our development team is proud to present Price2Spy API More and more clients were asking us for a seamless way of integration of Price2Spy into their existing software solutions / CRM tools – and the result is Price2Spy – a standardized way to access / manage your Price2Spy data. Our API is implemented as a...
22 September 2012 - 10:17, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Some of our customers (having real frequent price change policy) have asked for a new Price2Spy feature: avoiding price notifications for price changes on their own sites. Since they heavily rely on price change alert emails sent by Price2Spy, they needed a way to keep track of all price changes, but to avoid email storm...
12 September 2012 - 18:07, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Quite recently Price2Spy was hired to crawl and scrape all product pages from our client’s competitor website. The task may sound simple, but there was a catch: there were more than 300K pages to scrape, not all of them were unique (complex content logic involved), and we had a deadline of 1 working week. The...
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  The number of Price2Spy clients is growing fast, and we thought the following 2 stories might be of interest to you. Case 1 – making swift pricing decisions – online fashion retailer from Southern Europe When this client approached us, their business was suffering from their competitor’s frequent price changes, which were very difficult...
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In recent months more and more Price2Spy clients are monitoring how their competitors are doing on Google Shopping – since more and more consumers are turning to Google for a shopping comparison advice. However, some brand new stores seem to have taken the top Google Shopping positions in last couple of months. Sounds too cryptic?...
15 June 2012 - 10:56, by , in Planned maintenance, No comments
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On Jun-20 we will be performing planned server maintenance, which should result in increased server performance, as well as growth capacity. Between 9AM and 10AM you may experience slower Spy server response times Between 3PM and 5PM the server may be down – we expect the total downtime to be not more than 45 minutes...
15 June 2012 - 10:50, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Our clients who receive daily price change digests are used to receiving these emails straight after midnight, CET. However, as we know this is not really handy for our overseas customers, we have added a new feature: from now on you can set when do you want to receive the daily email – in your...
25 May 2012 - 14:00, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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We are very pleased to announce something that we’ve been working on for last 4 months: we have made Price2Spy a fully scalable and distributed application, in such a way that we can track virtually unlimited number of products worldwide. Not only that, we have migrated to a fully distributed architecture, where our servers are...
22 May 2012 - 13:00, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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We have added new feature in email alerts sent by Price2Spy. From now on, you’ll see not only which product has changed it’s price, but you’ll also see the previous price, which will give you a clear indication this competitor’s pricing policies. We would like to add that this feature was another example of features...

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