Kurt Peters , Executive Editor
Vancouver, BC, February 14th, 2007 - HealthPricer Interactive (TSX-V: HPC), a leader in comparison shopping for consumer healthcare products, today announced that in January 2007 it generated approximately $57,000 in revenue on 144,000 unique visitors to www.healthpricer.com compared to approximately $42,000 in revenue on 120,000 unique visitors in December 2006. These figures mark new records for the Company in both monthly revenue generated by HealthPricer.com and the number of unique visitors to the web site, surpassing both high marks previously set in November 2006.
The Company attributes its increasing traffic and revenue to normal planned growth as well as an early indication that the re-designed website has been well received by consumers. The Company reports improved referral rates in both Pharmaceuticals and Contact Lenses. Referral rates indicate the percentage of consumers that click through to a merchant from HealthPricer.com.
"We are delighted to see a continuing upward trend in our revenues and some early positive results from the re-design of HealthPricer.com," says Michael I. Brown, President and CEO of HealthPricer Interactive. "We have hired world class eCommerce designers, architects and developers in order to build the best consumer experience and to optimize the effectiveness of our consumer traffic. Our business model is proving out and we expect to see continued growth in both traffic and revenue."
About HealthPricer Interactive
HealthPricer Interactive Limited is a leader in online comparison shopping for consumer healthcare products. Led by a team of e-commerce professionals, the Company has applied its proprietary technologies to meet the needs of North American consumers looking for easy access to a choice of products and merchants online. Covering 163,000 products from more than 80 merchants, HealthPricer.com is the most convenient way for consumers to search for and perform side-by-side price comparison of healthcare products based on price, brand and other health related attributes. www.healthpricer.com.
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Tel: 604 408 1389/604 724 7755
Michael I. Brown
Tel: 604 301 0221 ext.120