MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This season, Santa's helpers and online shoppers can skip the arduous site-to-site search for the best prices on everything from Legos to American Girl by "Tracking" their must-haves on TrackIf, a free website and app. And, their tracking reveals the most popular toys.
TrackIf works similarly to Pinterest, but instead of simply "pinning" or sharing, TrackIf has the ability to track and alert users if the merchandise at their favorite retailers drops in price, hits target prices, is back in stock or announces special offers like free shipping. Users also can use TrackIf to instantly see where any product is on sale across the web, and then view the price history to determine if it's the right time to buy.
NATIONWIDE Top Toys
Of TrackIf users who are tracking toy prices, consumers are watching these toys most:
1. FurReal Friends
2. Furby Boom
3. Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo
4. Crayola Melt n' Mold Factory Kit
"Within the toys category, some brands vary in price every few days, as much as 25 percent when they go on sale," said Doug Berg, Founder and Chief Tracker of TrackIf. "Prices drop more on Tuesdays and Thursdays, when about 2,000 toys tend to drop on sites such as ToysRUs.com, FAO.com and Amazon.com."
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TrackIf is a Minneapolis-based startup that provides a free web watch-list for anyone who searches or shops online. TrackIf actively tracks more than 1,000 sites online and alerts users on price changes, special offers, in-stock notifications and new item posts for the exact products they want. Users can also use TrackIf to instantly see where any product is on sale across the web, and then view the price history to determine if it's the right time to buy.
TrackIf is not limited to just products, but also helps users track house prices, cars and motor vehicles, appliances, stock prices, vacation deals, Craigslist and eBay auctions, concert tickets and more.
Users can register and use the site at TrackIf.com. TrackIf also has mobile and tablet applications for use on the go.