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Credit-crunched consumers turn to automatic means of ensuring a good deal

Implications - Automating the process of bargain shopping, apps and browser add-ons that price-check for the consumer make the online market more competitive than ever. Taking out the guesswork and catering to a more tech-savvy shopping market, this shift not only makes online shopping a more attractive option based on price, but also in terms of convenience as well.
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