Holiday Bargains:® Price Alerts Help Shoppers Get the Price They Want

Holiday Bargains:® Price Alerts Help Shoppers Get the Price They Want

Los Angeles, Calif., Oct. 28, 2009 —®, a part of Experian, has more than 23 million different consumers visiting its site monthly to search and compare information on millions of products. The Price Alert feature, found on, allows shoppers to set the price they want to pay for a product. Once the product reaches this price, an e-mail alert is sent notifying the shopper of the price drop. Online retailers constantly change their prices to stay competitive. Price Alerts enable consumers to get the price they want without checking retailer prices every day.

Setting a Price Alert is easy and decreases the time spent shopping around at brick-and-mortar stores. Watch the how-to video or follow these three easy steps to set your Price Alert:

  • Go to and find your favorite product
  • Select “Add Price Alert” to log in or create an account and then set your target price
  • Wait for an e-mail alerting you that your product reached your desired price

“Saving money is even more imperative to consumers this holiday season. Through the Holiday Forecast Consumer Behavior Report, we learned that 70 percent of our consumers are doing more research and comparison shopping online before buying a holiday gift,” said Laura Conrad, president of “Price Alerts make it easier for customers to stay within their budgets and still get everything on their gift list.”

About, part of Experian InteractiveSM, has established itself as one of the most trusted and effective online comparison shopping services, allowing approximately 23 million consumers each month to search and compare information that enables them to find the right product from the right retailer at the best price. Through continued innovation and a consistent focus on providing the best comparison shopping experience on the Internet, provides savvy shoppers access to millions of unique products and services from thousands of retailers and sellers in 25 product channels. The company also powers comparison shopping functionality for a network of leading Internet sites, including Bing, AOL Shopping,, iVillage, Comcast and CNET. The company offers comparison shopping in English (at, Spanish (at and Portuguese (at as well as international sites in Canada and the United Kingdom. is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. PriceGrabber is a registered trademark, and and BottomLinePrice™ are trademarks of, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Experian
Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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