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Scraping Prices:Great Tool for Wildly Successful Ecommerces

Scraping Prices:Great Tool for Wildly Successful Ecommerces

If you sell products and services, you know just how many competitors you have. Customers, thanks to the internet, have a limitless choice in regards to what they can buy (and from whom they can buy). They are always looking for better deals, better prices, and better products. That’s why, if you have an online store, you can’t afford to make decisions about your business without knowing what the rest of the industry is doing. And that’s where ‘e-commerce scraping’ can help you. With eCommerce scraping, you can get real-time data on things such as pricing, inventory lists and other data in your market. Web crawling services get this data for you by scraping prices and product names from the competing online stores. Equipped with this data, you will gain valuable insight into how your competitors operate their online stores. You’ll know which products you need to stock, how to strategically price your inventory and how to improve your supply chain management. You will be able to make decisions that will help you outsmart your competition and make more sales. Ready to see exactly how web crawling services can help your online business? Let’s get started. Product Scraping to Find New Ideas The fastest way to lose customers is by not having the products they want to buy. Your online store must always be stocked with the latest and most relevant items to them. Researching for new items that are trending in the market manually can be an extremely time-consuming process. But here’s where web scraping comes in. You can use this service to scrape the product inventory lists from...
Web Scraping for Continuous Monitoring of eCommerce Websites

Web Scraping for Continuous Monitoring of eCommerce Websites

Some call it theft, others call it legitimately gathering business intelligence – and everyone is doing it. In the age of Big Data; companies realize its value in the eCommerce business. Data points like pricing, product IDs, images, product specifications, brand and many more are extremely useful for a variety of purposes, but at the same time-hard to get. Product data feeds from eCommerce sites are used to gain a competitive advantage over other suppliers. It is one of the most reliable and easiest ways to monitor your competitors and the market despite some companies trying to take steps against allowing it. The most common use cases of eCommerce product feeds are: Price comparison (comparing data from other sites and displaying the best deals) Affiliate sites ( using content to bring traffic to their site through search engine for commission) Strategy development (Web scraping can play a crucial role here by supplying the most accurate and ready to use data) Decision making (The decision is made by analyzing the data you have. Decisions like when to give discounts? How much discount? For what products? etc. can make a huge difference in generated revenue). The most common items extracted from eCommerce websites are: Product Name   Price Product Features Product Type Manufacturer & Brand Deals & Offers Product Description Company Description Customer Reviews Rank of product Let’s talk about 3 large eCommerce companies’ websites on what you can scrape from their pages and what measures are they taking to limit the number of web-harvesters. Amazon Indeed, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that Amazon is the first mention...