Apr 17, 2013, 04:09 ET
LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PriceGrabber, a leading online shopping site, today announced new updates to its mobile shopping application for iPhone®. The mobile app helps shoppers quickly find the lowest price on millions of products from thousands of online merchants and local stores.
"At PriceGrabber, we are dedicated to providing consumers with a comprehensive shopping experience and we are excited to introduce our updated mobile application for iPhone users," said Dominique Jean, chief technology officer at PriceGrabber. "Consumers can take advantage of the enhancements to our iPhone mobile app to effortlessly access millions of products available on PriceGrabber."
Updates to the iPhone app include increased speed for consumers when accessing the PriceGrabber home screen, larger images throughout the entire mobile site, straightforward product pages with added details and features, increased number of product images throughout the shopping site and better defined product searches for amplified results.
"The updated iPhone app really focuses on improved usability," said Tim Fernholtz, mobile product manager at PriceGrabber. "Consumers will be able to find the products they are searching for much easier because of the larger images throughout the app as well as improved product filtering when shoppers conduct research."
Additional iPhone app features include:
- Scan barcodes: Scan any product with a bar code and the PriceGrabber app will search its extensive product catalog for the best price from thousands of retailers.
- Search, browse and compare products: Search by product name, UPC, manufacturer's part number, product popularity and more.
- Read product and expert reviews: Read unbiased product reviews from millions of users and experts.
- Receive the BottomLinePrice®: By entering a postal code, consumers can calculate a product's BottomLinePrice®; this includes shipping and taxes.
- Buy: Click directly on the merchant's website to make a purchase.
- Get the best deal: Find the best deal in PriceGrabber's extensive product catalog with prices that update throughout the day.
- Create a "favorites list": Save products of interest and come back at another time to make a purchase.
- Access the Gift Shaker: Receive gift suggestions based on category and price.
- Price Alert: Set a price alert and get notified when a merchant has met the requested price.
- Find local deals in your area: Featuring deals in over 160 US metro areas from favorite group buying sites (LivingSocial, Amazon, Restaurant.com, and many more).
Consumers use PriceGrabber to obtain free and unbiased information about products, services, merchants and sellers before making a purchasing decision. Through continued innovation and consistent focus on providing the best shopping experience on the internet, PriceGrabber has established itself as one of the most trusted and efficient destinations for savvy shoppers.
PriceGrabber is a leading online shopping site with more than 26 million unique shoppers monthly. At PriceGrabber, savvy shoppers can instantly find and compare over 80 million unique products and services across 27 categories with more than 11,000 merchants and sellers. Compare products side by side to find the right retailers at the best prices within popular categories, such as Digital Cameras, TVs, Electronics, Home Goods, Computers, Clothing, Beauty, and more. PriceGrabber provides shoppers with the right product from the right merchant at the best price anytime, anywhere. Visit us at http://www.pricegrabber.com.
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