Miami, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 3, 2014 / Listar, an innovative social commerce platform, today announced its expansion into the UK and Spain through a distribution partnership with Kelkoo, the leading comparison-shopping company in Europe.
The partnership will enable Listar users in the United Kingdom and Spain to access Kelkoo's ever expanding catalog of product listings across a very broad number of categories, including: electronics, clothing, shoes, handbags, jewelry, beauty, and more.
Formerly owned by Yahoo, (Nasdaq:YHOO) Kelkoo is Europe's largest e-commerce website after Amazon and Ebay and the largest e-commerce advertising platform both in the UK and Europe. According to Hitwise, the leading online competitive intelligence service, Kelkoo is the UK's favorite shopping comparison site and has been for more than four years.
Simon Vielma, Founder and CEO at Listar comments; "We made the decision to bring Kelkoo on board as we want to provide our customers with a localized experience offering a comprehensive variety of information to any shopping query that they may have. Kelkoo appealed to us because it offers unbiased product information from the largest range of retailers possible and is focused on delivering on user experience in addition to price."
Kelkoo is a one-stop shopping service, which helps shoppers to find, research and buy products online with confidence. The company provides shoppers with essential tools to compare prices and product features in seconds. Kelkoo was founded in 2000, following mergers with Zoomit, Dondecomprar and Shopgenie. Within two years of launching, Kelkoo became Europe's largest e-commerce website after Amazon and Ebay and the largest e-commerce advertising platform both in the UK and Europe. For more information, visit www.kelkoo.co.uk.
Listar is a social commerce platform where users are empowered to share and discover products through photos and other types of social media. In addition, Listar provides users with a smart and fun way to shop by combining its powerful price-comparison technology with community features that leverage the social graph. The company is based in Miami, FL. For more information, visit http://www.listar.com/about.
SOURCE: Listar, Inc.