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12:53 pm on Jul 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Ask Jeeves is adding a new search tool to let people compare prices on products without leaving the search site, in partnership with comparative shopping site Kelkoo.
12:57 pm on July 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Good to see Yahoo letting Kelkoo get on with it - it'll be interesting to see how this rolls out.


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Sooo - if Ask indentifies a shopping related search you will be given a Kelkoo (Ask branded) search result page? - With no natural serps?

Cant see a problem with it being offered as an alternative - but that is not how that article read.

Will obviously have to wait and see how this is integrated but cant see this as being a good move for all the independent shops who dont list on Kelkoo.....

1:27 pm on July 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

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They have already been doing this for Ask.com using PriceGrabber.com since last year.

Kelkoo will only be on Ask.co.uk


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Yep - just checked Ask.com.

If it is offered as an additional tab like Ask.com then I cant see any problem.