Shopzilla

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Shopzilla Inc.
Type Private
Industry Internet Services : Comparison Shopping
Founded Los Angeles, California
(November, 1996)
Headquarters Los Angeles, California, USA
Key people

Bill Glass, CEO
David Weinrot, CMO
Jayesh Bhayani, EVP & Chief Technology Officer
Scott Macon, Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director, Europe
Jason Hodell, Chief Financial Officer

Farhad Mohit, co-founder
Henri Asseily, co-founder
Products (See services listing.)
Employees 400 (2007)
Parent Symphony Technology Group
Website shopzilla.com, bizrate.com, beso.com, aislea.com


Shopzilla operates a portfolio of shopping web sites, with greatest experience as a price comparison service.

In June 2005, Shopzilla was acquired by The E. W. Scripps Company for $525 million[1][2] and was part of its interactive media division.

In June 2011, Scripps sold Shopzilla to strategic private equity Symphony Technology Group for $165M.[3]

Shopzilla operates websites serving consumers and retailers in the U.S., UK, French and German markets. Shopzilla is headquartered in West Los Angeles, CA.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ International Herald Tribune article about Scripps buying Shopzilla
  2. ^ Louise Story (June 8, 2005). "Scripps to buy Shopzilla for $525 million". New York Times. 
  3. ^ [1]

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