Local Corporation Launches Next Generation of its Krillion® Local Shopping
Company Expands Data Aggregation Capabilities; Offers Location-Based Product
API Covering Over 75,000 Retail Stores and 23,000 Brands
Shop.org Annual Summit 2013
IRVINE, Calif. -- September 11, 2013
Local Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading online local media company, today
announced that it has launched the next generation of its Krillion local
shopping platform, which provides dynamic location-based product search data
for millions of local consumers nationwide.
The Krillion local shopping data index, one of the largest and most
comprehensive in the industry, now includes over 75,000 retail stores,
covering over 3,000 shopping categories and over 23,000 leading consumer
brands, representing millions of products. The platform also includes a new
API, providing business partners and customers with an efficient way to
integrate local shopping solutions and content into desktop and mobile sites
“Krillion continues to make its mark as a leader in location-based shopping
data,” said Michael Sawtell, Local Corporation, president and COO. “Our
comprehensive coverage, extensive data set and patented technology have proven
to be a winning combination in connecting top retailers and brands with
valuable local shoppers. We’re excited to launch the next generation of the
Krillion platform to further enhance the online shopping experience by
providing ready-to-buy consumers with even more dynamic shopping information.”
Local Corporation’s patented Krillion local shopping platform provides
relevant local product search results, including retail locations, brands,
categories, product images and product inventory and availability data, to
millions of connected consumers researching online prior to purchase. The new
platform features significant technology enhancements, which enable better
data aggregation and allow it to normalize large amounts of unstructured data
The Krillion platform aggregates national local shopping content and offers it
through a range of APIs tailored for both online and mobile channels and
devices. Retailers and brand marketers included in the Krillion data index can
reach more local consumers and drive shopper engagement and sales, both online
The company will be showcasing the Krillion local shopping platform as a
featured speaker, exhibitor and sponsor at this year’s Shop.org Annual Summit,
Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 in Chicago, Ill.
Local Corporation was granted patent number 8,032,427 in October 2011, which
covers a system for providing localized shopping information.
About Local Corporation
Local Corporation (NASDAQ:LOCM) is a leading online local media company that
connects brick-and-mortar businesses with over a million online and mobile
consumers each day using a variety of innovative digital marketing products.
To advertise, or for more information, visit: http://localcorporation.com.
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