1 November 2015 - 8:51, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Suppose a product you are monitoring on a competitor site goes out of stock. Of course, Price2Spy will capture this change, and it will show the product as unavailable. However, looking at Price2Spy product pricing charts – this change could be represented by A) zero-price (a drop in the chart), or B) its real price, still...
24 October 2015 - 13:27, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Approximately 1 year ago we enabled Price2Spy users to create their own Automated reports, which was a very welcome feature among Price2Spy society. However, the new reports we have built in the meanwhile did not have the possibility to get automated (our users had to login to Price2Spy and run them manually). Now that this...
22 October 2015 - 10:31, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Ever since few years ago Price2Spy has been able to capture not only product price / availability, but other product fields as well (shipping cost, delivery time, product rating etc) However, over the course of time, we have acquired clients whose products were a bit more specific, very dependent on their industry. Say for example,...
21 October 2015 - 12:25, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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We’ve just performed a count – at the moment we monitor 22546 products from 80 different countries. Ever wondered where the sites we’re monitoring are coming from? Please check the list below (though, the numbers are growing real fast, tomorrow’s list may look very different) United States 6906 United Kingdom 2681 Australia 1735 Germany 1457...
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Price2Spy clients who operate on several markets (quite often involving different currencies) will sooner or later face an important crossroad, which is illustrated in a simple question What is the best way to monitor a particular product across several markets / countries / currencies? In essence, we come down to 3 potential solutions: A –...
15 October 2015 - 12:12, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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In the past we have informed you how big market names (like of staples.com) try to detect and ban price-monitoring traffic. It seems that this trend is growing quite fast, as more and more sites spend considerable budgets on IT equipment / personnel in charge of performing such bans. The last such example we have...
9 October 2015 - 13:23, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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As you already might know, certain sites do their best to prevent automated tools (like Price2Spy) to monitor their prices. Staples.com is one of such site, with real persistent IT department, very focused on banning such traffic. After we have exhausted all classic ban-avoiding techniques, we have resorted to our strongest weapon – Stealth IP....
26 September 2015 - 5:37, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Being such a complex tool, with so many pricing details at your disposal – Price2Spy is not so easy to navigate on a mobile device with a small screen. Well – not any longer! In last few months we’ve been working real hard to make Price2Spy look good and easy to use on mobile devices...
8 September 2015 - 9:16, by , in Price2Spy announcements, No comments
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This blog is not really about any new feature, or any piece of development in Price2Spy – but we believe it’s worth reading. Ten of us are currently on a team building trip in Berlin, supporting Serbian national basketball team on European Basketball Championship (Eurobasket) 2015. We’re having great time exploring Berlin sights (pubs included)...
4 August 2015 - 8:34, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
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Experienced Price2Spy clients already know that they can split price change alert emails by product category, brand or supplier. However, for many of our clients whose work is not organized by brand, category or supplier, this mode was not sufficient – as their work is organized by site, that is how they need Price2Spy alert...
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