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Amazon vs Walmart – Products sold in February 2017

Amazon vs Walmart – Products sold in February 2017

As of February 2017, Walmart has a total of about 20 Million products on sale and Amazon has 371 million products. Walmart still has only 5.4% of the products that Amazon has to offer. Walmart enjoyed its best quarter in 4 years with its 2016 Q4 earnings hitting $133.6 billion. In e-commerce, they had a 29% increase boosted by the acquisition of Jet.com, […]

How to scrape Yelp Business Details using Python and LXML

How to scrape Yelp Business Details using Python and LXML

This tutorial is a follow-up of How to scrape Yelp.com for Business Listings using Python. In this tutorial, we will help you in scraping Yelp.com data from the detail page of a business. You can use URLs of businesses you are interested in OR the ones you got from part one of this tutorial. Let’s […]

How to scrape Yelp for Business Listings

How to scrape Yelp for Business Listings

Yelp.com is a reliable source for extracting information regarding local businesses. In this tutorial, you will learn how to extract information of business listings such as name, search rank, number of reviews and more from Yelp.com based on a given city/state and type of business using Python 3 and LXML.

RFP for evaluating Web Scraping Services

RFP for evaluating Web Scraping Services

A web scraping provider is an essential vendor or provider to most organizations, especially the highly data-driven organizations. The early wave of outsourcing led to a significant body of knowledge on how to evaluate outsourcing providers or vendors. Google has about 1500 pages related to these two common phrases. However, there is barely any information on how […]

Number of Products sold on Amazon.com- February 2017

Number of Products sold on Amazon.com- February 2017

Amazon has a total of 362,160,574 products as on February 4th, 2017 That’s 5% less than January 2017. Amazon had 398 Million products on January 4, 2017. Top 10 Categories The Digital Music category is the largest, with nearly 65.6 Million products. The Digital Music category has surpassed Electronics by 14 million products compared to last […]

Data Extraction Services – an essential guide and checklist

Data Extraction Services – an essential guide and checklist

Data is everywhere but most of it is unusable because it is not in a format that can be used. Data extraction services help tap the vast data resources available online or within internal sources and extract the data so that it can be used to benefit the business. This post is a data extraction services […]

Number of Products sold on Amazon vs Walmart- January 2017

Number of Products sold on Amazon vs Walmart- January 2017

As of January 2017, Walmart has a total of 16,859,211 products on sale compared to Amazon.com’s 356,901,798 products. It’s clear that Amazon is still miles ahead of Walmart in the eCommerce space. Walmart has only 4.7% of the products that Amazon has to offer. Walmart vs Amazon (Products for sale) Here is a comparison of […]

The best data and file formats for scraped data

The best data and file formats for scraped data

The data we provide comes in various forms from the source and is largely text (barring rich media such as images and videos or proprietary file formats such as PDFs). Our customers need this data in various formats and the key to a successful and scalable solution that fits the best data formats for web […]

How many products are sold on Amazon.com – January 2017 Report

How many products are sold on Amazon.com – January 2017 Report

Amazon.com has a total of 398,040,250 Products as on January 4, 2017. That is 8% more products than the previous month. Amazon had 368 Million products on December 1 2016. Top 10 categories Below is a bar chart of the Top 10 Categories with the most number of products on Amazon.com. The Electronics department is HUGE, […]

Top 10 US destinations New Year’s Eve Hotel Price spikes

Top 10 US destinations New Year’s Eve Hotel Price spikes

Ever thought about watching the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s eve in New York City? Well you’re not alone – a lot of people are thinking the same way and unless you have a thousand dollars for a hotel, it will just stay a dream. We analyzed average hotel prices in the […]

Online mentions about ScrapeHero

Online mentions about ScrapeHero

ScrapeHero provides periodic eCommerce data which is used by various publications and research papers. In our ongoing quest for our own Brand Monitoring, we come across some mentions about our data. Here are some recent ones. eBook An eBook about “Internet Retailing and Future Perspectives By Eleonora Pantano, Bang Nguyen, Charles Dennis, Sabine Gerlach” with […]

Free or Discounted Data for Research

Free or Discounted Data for Research

Hello Researchers, We know life is hard enough for you and the paucity of data doesn’t help. To top it up you are asked to pay for data when you can barely pay for Ramen noodles ! ScrapeHero is here to help. While, we too need to eat we feel we can spare some of […]

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