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

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.


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

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  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,". 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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