Another Comparison Shopping Shoe Drops

Rob Hof

Less than a week after eBay announced it would buy Shopping.com, another comparison shopping site has been snapped up. E.W. Scripps just said it's buying Shopzilla, known until recently as BizRate.com Inc., for $525 million. The funny thing is that so far, the traditional Internet portals haven't been the acquirers, even though many observers think thought they would be.

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