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NetMind, eBay Create Personal Shopper

NetMind Technologies, Inc. announced it is powering online auction giant eBay's new Personal Shopper service, released Friday.

The eBay Personal Shopper solution will enable eBay users to create personal searches and be notified via e-mail when specific items become available for sale on eBay, instead of manually repeating searches for the goods.

"NetMind's technology allows us to offer a personalized service that alerts customers to listings they are interested in, even when they aren't logged onto our site," said Michael Wilson, senior vice president, product development and site operations, at eBay.

"Hundreds of thousands of new items are added on the eBay site every day, and now users can feel confident that they won't miss out on that one-of-a-kind treasure they've been looking for," Wilson said.

Personal Shopper users track individual items by keyword, description and price range as well as specify how often they would like to receive e-mail notifications for new listings. Personal Shopper e-mail notification automatically includes the links of new item listings. Users can also visit their own Personal Shopper page to view all updates to their eBay "shopping list."

"eBay Personal Shopper allows users to do more with less time invested by automatically watching for items and price ranges specified by the user," said Matt Freivald, president and CEO of NetMind Technologies, Inc.

NetMind Technologies, Inc. is an e-commerce solution company and provider of change detection technology and online traffic and information services.

eBay also recently announced a partnership with Butterfield & Butterfield for a new antique and fine art auction category.