RESTON, VA and LOS GATOS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/13 -- Goodzer, the best source of product data from all kinds of local stores anywhere in the country, and Wanderful Media, an online local discovery shopping company, today announced Wanderful Media will publish Goodzer's comprehensive local data of retailers for its newly reimagined Find&Save shopping platform. The data will provide locally available inventory to users, in addition to the local sales and promotions on the site.
"We are very excited about working with Wanderful Media and providing inventory information to its network of 400 media affiliates in all of the top 50 designated market areas," said Dmitry Pakhomkin, Goodzer's President and Co-Founder. "Goodzer's strength is in its platform's ability to scale and parse enormous amounts of data, and we require no effort on the part of merchants. This allows us to provide comprehensive information and data services to companies like Wanderful Media that have a real impact on advertiser and user value."
"The Goodzer relationship arms consumers with shopping intelligence through its local merchandise data, bridging the process of online discovery and the actual sale in a local store," said Ben T. Smith IV, CEO of Wanderful Media. "This comes on the heels of the launch of Find&Save, an online community that engages shoppers around local sales and products, with the intent of driving shoppers into local retail stores."
With access to more than 100 million unique visitors per month, Find&Save is a comprehensive collection of local sales, and enables shoppers to make lists, share finds with friends -- and the rest of the shopping community -- and get alerts and reminders on expiring sales. Find&Save uses data from Goodzer and other sources, with future plans to expand content sources even further.
The Goodzer retailer inventory will be found on Find&Save sites, Wanderful's flagship local shopping platform. Data is fed to these sites directly from Goodzer's database which also supports Goodzer's mobile app and desktop search.
With the Goodzer feed and other data sources, Wanderful Media gives Find&Save users a deeper selection of products from their favorite retailers. The product information presented includes price, store location, descriptions and other relevant product data.
Goodzer is the best source of product data from all kinds of stores across the country, from 'mom-and-pops' to national chains. Each day, searching through billions of products at more than half a million stores nationwide, Goodzer amasses data on availability, location, price and specific stores. Goodzer offers more than 95 percent of all publicly available product information and spans nearly a thousand times more products than all other similar services combined. Visit goodzer.com for more information.
Wanderful Media is a Silicon Valley company reinventing local online discovery shopping. Providing reach into more than 80 percent of U.S. markets through trusted media brands, Wanderful Media helps retailers bring consumers into local stores and gives consumers the most convenient way to discover local merchandise. Wanderful Media is an independent company financed by a powerful group of media companies that includes Advance Digital, A. H. Belo Corporation, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., Cox Media Group, The E. W. Scripps Company, Gannett Co. Inc., GateHouse Media Inc., Hearst Corporation, Lee Enterprises, MediaNews Group, The McClatchy Company, and The Washington Post Co. Wanderful Media is headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif. and on the web at www.wanderful.com.
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