Partners with

Online shopping service signed a partner deal with, a provider of
consumer product information on the Web, and will integrate product reviews
written by consumers into its Web site.

In turn, now features’s “shop by request”
service as a shopping alternative on its network of sites.

“Our relationship with allows to deliver
high-caliber product reviews to the largest ‘shop by request’ audience,” said
Max Mancini, chief executive officer of

“We are pleased to create a better
shopping experience for our users by connecting them with merchants who sell
the product they have researched using’s network of
product enthusiast communities.” customers can read abstracts that feature quotes and ratings
from’s members. Currently,
is providing customers with reviews for audio, digital camera,
DVD and computing products and will soon expand into other categories. users have access to’s “shop by request”
service, which allows customers to find exactly what they want without having
to spend time and effort clicking through search engine results or searching
auction sites.

Instead, customers submit an anonymous request in their own
words with their purchase criteria, and sellers respond directly through
email. The customers are never obligated to buy, and their identity is only
revealed when they choose to contact the seller directly.
connects customers with sellers in more than 3,000 categories.

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