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BuyWiz and Team Up

BuyWiz Inc., creator of online universal shopping cart technology, entered a partnership with, an independent Internet shopping search engine.

BuyWiz said it will integrate's search and compare tool into the BuyWiz universal shopping cart to give consumers the added value of a comparative shopping search engine that tracks and compares the prices and features of items across the Web.

Consumers will be able to compare items across hundreds of e-commerce sites from one central location, and buy any or all of their selected items in one click, the companies said. Financial arrangements were not disclosed.

"Together, we help guide consumers through their purchasing decisions and streamline the entire online buying process, giving shoppers hundreds of shopping options in one convenient place," said Rick Ralston, president and chief operating officer at

"Tying smart comparison shopping to the universal shopping cart creates a powerful tool, giving consumers the ultimate ease and power in online shopping," said Gidon Fostick, president and chief operating officer at BuyWiz Inc.

WebCentric Inc. owns and operates, which has been operational since 1997. The bottomdollar search engine is featured on over 1,000 affiliate sites.