May 23, 2006, 12:00 AM launches an Australian version

Online shopping comparison site has launched in Australia, which joins sites in the U.S., the U.K., France and Germany.

Kurt Peters

Executive Editor


Online shopping comparison site has launched in Australia, with more than 200 Australian retailers and 500,000 products.

Among Australia’s leading retailers participating in are Dick Smith, Apple and Dell, as well as specialty retailers such as EzyDVD, Deals Direct, Peter`s of Kensington and Strawberrynet.

While the Australian version of will feature local products, including 340 Australian wines, more than 25% of products will come from overseas retailers. Based on information from retailers, all costs will be converted to Australian dollars with tax and delivery charges displayed. launched in the United States in 1997, the United Kingdom in 2001, and in France and Germany in 2005. is an eBay Inc. company.



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