Shopping Comparison Sites Spike 25 Percent

  • November 23, 2005
Google and Yahoo! sent 25 percent more visits to pages like,, and for the week ending November 19, 2005 compared to the week ending November 20, 2004, net metrics company Hitwise said Tuesday. Sites specifically designed to direct consumers to Black Friday deals and sales also saw enormous growth. grew 519 percent, grew 437 percent, and grew 138 percent in the week ending Nov. 19.

--Shankar Gupta

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