Popular among online shoppers, comparison-shopping provides a new sales channel for small to medium enterprises to contend with brand name vendors. Comparison-Shopping Services and Agent Designs provides a collection of comprehensive research articles on the rising demand for more informative consumer services. This Premier Reference Source provides e-commerce and agent technology researchers, academicians, and practitioners with a useful overview and references to the latest advancements in the field.
Comparison-shopping services and agent design: an overview -- The next generation of shopbots: semantic interoperability and personalization -- A mediation architecture for global comparison services -- The efficiency of different search patterns in electronic market -- Price, product complexity, and durability in comparison shopping -- Evaluation of fuzzy models to support online-trust assessment -- Comparison-shopping channel selection by small online vendors: an exploratory study -- Comparison shopping behaviour in online environments: the case of Spanish e-shoppers -- Service features, customer convenience, and shopping intention in the context of mobile commerce -- How good is your shopping agent? users' perception regarding shopping agents' service quality -- Multi-channel retailing and customer satisfaction -- Evolution of web-based shopping systems: characteristics and strategies -- Exogenous and endogenous antecedents of online shopping in a multichannel environment: evidence from a catalog retailer in the German-speaking world -- Examining online purchase intentions in B2C e-commerce: testing an integrated model -- An exploratory study of consumer adoption of online shopping: mediating effect of online purchase intention -- Can web seals work wonders for small e-vendors in the online trading environment? a theoretical approach.
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 30th April 2009