All Articles

Do people ever shut up talking about Trump?

Do people ever shut up talking about Trump?

We performed a twitter analysis and gathered the tweets mentioning the front runners in the current US Presidential nominee race. Here is a picture of the number of tweets – a total of 380,000 tweets. It appears people never shut up about the candidates they love (or hate). The quieter periods seem to be around […]

Amazon.com statistics February 2016

Amazon.com statistics February 2016

Here are some stats from Amazon.com Total Products sold on Amazon.com = 473,578,572 35,158,862 products are Prime Eligible 31,197,636 items Ship for Free by Amazon 21,317,553 items are Amazon Global shipping Eligible 9,690 items are Prime Pantry items 39,944,324 items are Used 14,723,626 items have a 4 Stars & Up review rating  

Super Bowl 50 – Sentiment analysis of #SuperBowlSunday

Super Bowl 50 – Sentiment analysis of #SuperBowlSunday

We decided to take a look at Twitter for the Super Bowl 50 between the Panthers and the Broncos and monitor the hashtag #SuperBowlSunday, before during and after the game. We monitored 33,000 tweets and they came from 27,433 unique users, so obviously we had some users who were really into it and a lot […]

Amazon Total products sold January 2016

Amazon Total products sold January 2016

The number of products sold by Amazon has increased slightly from October and as of now the count stands at 489.5 million products. This is a slight increase from the 467 million products sold in October almost back to the 485 million products in July.

Gift Cards sold on Amazon – by the numbers – a whole lot of card data

Gift Cards sold on Amazon – by the numbers – a whole lot of card data

It is that time of the year again as you look at your holiday gift list and wonder what you buy for some of the people on your list. An ugly holiday sweater maybe? Maybe not. If you have walked miles and miles through malls and specialty gift stores and are about to give up, […]

Top 15 Specialities for US Doctors Physicians

Top 15 Specialities for US Doctors Physicians

There are approximately 1.38 million physicians in the United States. There are a lot more “providers” which include nurses, technicians, medical assistants etc. While a large portion of them are either Family Practice or in Internal Medicine, the rest of the Top 15 specialities are shown in this infographic US Doctors Top 15 Specialities Create […]

Scalable do-it-yourself scraping – How to build and run scrapers on a large scale

Scalable do-it-yourself scraping – How to build and run scrapers on a large scale

Businesses that don’t rely on data have a very low chance of success in a data driven world. One of the best sources of data is the data available publicly online on various websites and to get this data you have to employ the technique called Web Scraping or Data Scraping. You can use full […]

Amazon Handmade vs Etsy

Amazon Handmade vs Etsy

Nicole Leinbach-Reyhle at Forbes recently wrote an article comparing Etsy and Amazon in the “handmade” category. It explored the foray of Amazon into this category where Etsy has been the dominant player. When Amazon tries to enter a space, everyone sits up and takes notice. At ScrapeHero, we decide to look at this comparison through […]

How many Wayfair products are being sold on Amazon.com

How many Wayfair products are being sold on Amazon.com

We recently looked at the hot Boston based eCommerce retailer Wayfair and how many products it sells through Walmart.com. It appears that the Wayfair has a broader sales relationship strategy in play and also use Amazon.com to sell their products. Wayfair sells 277,391 products on Amazon.com A similar number of products to Walmart. Looks like […]

Wayfair.com products being sold on Walmart.com

Wayfair.com products being sold on Walmart.com

Walmart.com has some major help in filling up its product catalog especially in the home furniture area. Wayfair.com (Wayfair Inc is a U.S.-based e-commerce company that sells furniture. Formerly known as CSN Stores, the company was founded in 2002, and now sells many other home furnishings, luggage, toys, and pet items.[1] Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts) […]

Walmart.com – Top 10 Product Categories Nov 1 2015

Walmart.com – Top 10 Product Categories Nov 1 2015

In our periodic effort to keep track of Walmart.com’s progress towards world eCommerce domination compared to Amazon, here is the data from the Top 10 product categories sold on Walmart.com. This is similar to the Top 10 product categories for Amazon.com that we recently published. Walmart.com sells 2,139,524 products across 60 categories Walmart.com Top 10 […]

Cost of Prescription Drugs

Cost of Prescription Drugs

There has been a lot of talk around the cost of prescription drugs with some high profile cases of seemingly outrageous price increases for some drugs. The US Presidential candidates have jumped on this issue because it is popular and maybe because the lobbyists haven’t yet paid them enough to stay quiet 😉 Here is […]

Turn the Internet into meaningful, structured and usable data