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Productopia and BuyersEdge Partner

Product information and buying advice company Productopia and BuyersEdge, a "Request for Products" shopping service, announced a partnership in which BuyersEdge will integrate recommendations from Productopia.

Visitors to BuyersEdge will benefit from Productopia's information and buying advice to help them find the right products before they start the purchase and negotiation process.

Financial arrangements between the companies were not disclosed.

In select categories, BuyersEdge visitors will find a box as a sidebar with Productopia's impartial assessments of products. At its core, BuyersEdge does the legwork for consumers through a "Request For Products" process. Consumers can research, request and buy all in one location on their very own customized Web page.

"Our goal is to manage the information overload of the Internet and, once a product decision is made, find the best value for purchasing products," said Gary Martino, chairman and founder of BuyersEdge.

"By integrating a selection of the independent, up-to-date, and comprehensive product evaluations offered by Productopia, we've taken another significant step "

In-house and nationally recognized experts select Productopia Picks in more than 460 categories, from appliances to toys.