Shopzilla

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Shopzilla Inc.
Private
IndustryInternet Services : Comparison Shopping
FoundedLos Angeles, California
(November, 1996)
Headquarters,
USA
Key people
Bill Glass, CEO
Farhad Mohit, co-founder
Henri Asseily, co-founder
Number of employees
400 (2007)
ParentSymphony Technology Group
Websiteshopzilla.com

Shopzilla operates a portfolio of shopping web sites.

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.

History[edit]

Shopzilla was previously Bizrate. In 2016, Shopzilla sold its division, Bizrate Insights, to Time Inc..[4][5]

See also[edit]

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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 26, 2011. Retrieved June 24, 2011.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Tedeschi, Bob (November 15, 2004). "For BizRate, a New Identity and a New Site, Shopzilla.com". New York Times. New York Times. Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  5. ^ O'Shea, Chris (September 7, 2016). "Time Inc. Buys Survey Company BizRate Insights". AdWeek. AdWeek.

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