Top Black Friday Apps Have One Thing in Common: ShopSavvy

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[] San Francisco, California - Did you know that six of the most popular apps for holiday shoppers feature the ShopSavvy barcode scanner? It's true - and you can be sure there will be lots of scanning with these apps on Black Friday. ShopSavvy expects users to perform more than 60 million scans during Black Friday weekend and more than 200 million throughout the holiday season. Here are the top shopping apps featuring ShopSavvy technology:

1. ShopSavvy 4:
ShopSavvy began as a barcode-scanning app that helped consumers compare prices at the point of purchase. With ShopSavvy 4, the app's latest release, ShopSavvy goes to a whole new level - enabling consumers not only to see information from its extensive price comparison engine, but to crowdsource their own deals, discoveries, ratings and reviews, Wikipedia-style.

2. Sam's Club App:
Sam's Club enhances and simplifies the shopping experience as the first membership warehouse club to offer smartphone application technology. The Sam's Club App includes exclusive features, such as access to product information, member reviews and eValues. The app makes it easy for members to interact with Sam's Club and to make smart choices on products throughout the club and online.

3. Consumer Reports Mobile Shopper:
Make the best buying decisions with Consumer Reports Mobile Shopper. Get expert, unbiased Consumer Reports' Ratings, Brand Reliability, Buying Advice and Recommendations on thousands of products - including appliances, electronics, home and garden products, baby and children's products, and car products - all straight from the expert engineers, testers and editors at Consumer Reports.

4. PriceGrabber:
Have the power of, the industry leader in online comparison shopping, at your fingertips.'s mobile app helps you quickly find the lowest price on millions of products from thousands of online merchants and sellers. Find products, compare prices, read product reviews and get merchant ratings - it's all right in your hand.

5. FastMall:
Never get lost in the mall again! Now you can navigate any mall map without the need for GPS or Wi-Fi. Once you download any mall map you can get interactive navigation even without an Internet signal. Scan a product and if it's available at the mall, FastMall will find it, then take you to the store selling it turn by turn for the best possible price.

6. CNET Scan & Shop:
Scan product barcodes or enter a product name to instantly access the latest CNET Editor and User Reviews and compare prices between online and local retailers while out shopping. Create wishlists of your favorite products, set price alerts and share your scans via Twitter, Facebook, or e-mail.

ShopSavvy, developed by Dallas-based Big in Japan, is a personal shopping companion for smartphone users. The application enables consumers to scan the UPC, EAN or QR barcodes of products they want to buy and do immediate, in-store price comparisons with local and online retailers. ShopSavvy has emerged as one of the most celebrated and widely embraced shopping apps for Android, the iPhone, and Nokia smartphones, with more than 6.5 million ShopSavvy users performing 50 million scans monthly. ShopSavvy's price comparison engine includes up-to-date pricing and inventory information from more than 20,000 retailers worldwide, covering more than 20 million products. ShopSavvy also licenses its barcode-scanning technology and the use of its price comparison engine to a number of popular third-party applications. Copyright (C) 2010 Big in Japan. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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