BuyVia Now Provides Deals On Over One Hundred Million Products Six Months After Launch; Company Expands Beyond Tech Items

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Analytics Reveal “iPhone,” “Laptop,” and “SSD” Top Online Shopping Searches in May; iPad Remains the Most Clicked On Item Via the Website

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"Our commitment is to give shoppers the ability to locate their shopping preferences and tools in the cloud and access them across any device," said Norman Fong, CEO and Co-Founder of BuyVia.

BuyVia, an app/website that stores shopping searches and preferences in the cloud and delivers the best online/local buys to all your devices, today revealed that since BuyVia’s launch in November 2012, the app/website has grown from 500 vendors selling 100,000 products to 16,000 vendors selling over one hundred million products. Additionally, beginning today, BuyVia’s will offer smart shopping cloud services and deals beyond tech products including apparel, sports gear and home goods. BuyVia also recently launched their new geo-local daily deals feature as well as the iPad and Android-optimized versions of the app.

“Since our launch in November we have been monitoring how our users are getting the most value from the BuyVia app and website,” said Norman Fong, CEO and Co-Founder of BuyVia. “Thanks to feedback from our users and organic growth we’ve been able to sign new merchants, drastically growing our product database. We’re also adding features that help consumers find the best deals whether it’s at a store they’re driving by or online. Our commitment is to give shoppers the ability to locate their shopping preferences and tools in the cloud and access them across any device. It’s all about giving them access to quality products at the best price.”

BuyVia May App/Website Analytics
May search analytics revealed that “iPhone,” “Laptop,” “SSD,” “Dell,” and “iPhone 5” were the top five most searched items on the website while “iPad,” “TV,” “Mouse,” “iPod,” and “Canon” were the top five most searched items through the app. All are in order of popularity. BuyVia analytics also showed that the most clicked-on item via the website was the iPad, further indication that tablets remain on the top of consumers’ wish lists.
BuyVia app users have been primarily female (60%), while men remain the majority (75%) of online shoppers. The majority of BuyVia app users (37%) are remained between the ages of 35 and 54, the same numbers as April’s data, while the majority of BuyVia website visitors (24%) are between the ages of 25 and 34. Additional demographics show that 58% of visitors to BuyVia’s website do not have children and 88% are located in North America. Currently, 34% of BuyVia users access the app via an iPhone 4s, 28% via an iPhone 5, 21% via an iPhone 4 and 7% from an iPad (up from 3% last month).

Additional BuyVia May app and website analytics can be found on BuyVia’s Two Cents Blog.

About BuyVia
Based in San Mateo, California, BuyVia is the only online and mobile smart shopping service that combines intelligent shopping capabilities including a set your price feature, UPC/QR scanning, geo-local deals, coupons and wish lists. BuyVia is a combination of hand-curated expertise combined with a custom architecture and uses this technology to uncover reputable products at the best price available. Products and deals will be available through charter partners Amazon.com, HP, NewEgg, PriceGrabber, Dell, Milo, TigerDirect, Sony etc., but because of BuyVia’s unbiased approach, any product and deal available anywhere on the Internet will be delivered to shopping app/website users. For more information visit http://www.buyvia.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @BuyVia.

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