Category: Best practices in price monitoring

19 November 2020 - 11:57, by , in Best practices in price monitoring, No comments
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As strange as it might sound, pricing isn’t only about the numbers. It’s about the knowledge behind it. Surrounded by fast and dynamic changes in the market, businesses need both knowledge and flexibility when trying to set the right pricing strategy.  What every business strives to achieve is the price that will create a balance between making a profit,...
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Websites are giving their best to avoid being price monitored by automated solutions such as Price2SPy. One of those websites is Geat4music. Since we have tried all classic ban-avoiding techniques, we have resorted to our strongest weapon – Stealth IP. Now, Price2Spy’s clients can continue monitoring Gear4music without any inconveniences. Why is the Stealth IP our...
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One of the features that Price2Spy prides itself on is definitely API. We are constantly working on improving all features, so that was the case with API as well. Since we know how popular Python is, we decided to allow Price2Spy API requests through Python.  Several clients have also suggested this, and as we are...
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Being one step ahead of your competition pushes you to always be on your toes, by knowing what they are up to next. As we often like to point out, price monitoring is not the only factor in your success, even though the price plays a very important role. With the constant growth of the...
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Over the years, as the number of Price2Spy’s clients was increasing, we were faced with different, sometimes even contradicting requirements. Having numerous clients from different industries resulted in needs that had to be addressed differently. One of the widgets (and reports) that are a very popular choice among our clients are Head to Head Comparison...
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This holiday season is set to be unlike any other in the past. Everyone eagerly awaits the holiday season in the hope that it will increase sales and at least partially mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 crisis. That is precisely why eCommerce waters have been turbulent more than usual during this time of the...
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During 10 years in business, Price2Spy has always advocated a comprehensive approach in price monitoring. This means that we often draw customers’ attention to the fact that the product price is not the only reason for their success or failure. The price factor certainly plays an important role, but monitoring product availability can often be...
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Price comparison has been a topic of interest for economists for hundreds of years. Although numerous methods have emerged over time, it is still impossible to point one out as universal and the best. The appearance of price monitoring tools has made the choice even bigger. Two price comparison methods stood out though: Total basket...
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Who wouldn’t want to have evidence of competitor’s price changes? Of course, everyone working in the eCommerce sector tends to monitor the competition, but that’s not always easy.  You for sure have found yourself in the situation where you’ve spotted a price change (or a price violation) on a monitored website but the next time...
24 September 2020 - 9:08, by , in Best practices in price monitoring, No comments
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Starting a business now is easier than ever, but at the same time, that means that the competition is also fiercer than ever. One of the biggest struggles for today’s’ business is to find a way to be a step ahead of the competition. That goal can’t be reached unless you’re performing competitors’ price monitoring....

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