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Retail disrupter wins coveted Business Journal H. Wayne Huizenga Business of the Year Award
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commerce Data Science, the parent company of WishClouds, the shopping app that lets people "Know without fail, when things go on sale", has been named the 2014 H. Wayne Huizenga Start-Up Of The Year. WishClouds / Commerce Data Science was presented the award at the annual awards hosted by the South Florida Business Journal recognizing the most successful and most promising companies of the local market that demonstrate continuous growth, quality of services and innovation through outstanding business strategy. CEO Greg Miller, COO John Ivarone and key members of the team accepted the award. "We are only a startup, but we have positioned ourselves to be a disruptive force," says Ivarone, who also believes that the platform is a "nuclear weapon that will change online retailing and shopping."
Commerce Data Science is a platform that tracks 1.2 billion data points across the complete catalogs of the top 100+ brands and retailers, 40+ million products and powers retail shopping apps and websites like WishClouds and TopFan. Users save products they want from their favorite stores and get alerts when those products go on sale. "We had to create a big data system that tracks changing prices on the top retail websites," Miller explains, "Consumers can see the history of the price so they can decide, 'is it a good time for me to buy?'". In addition, users can discover and share products hand-picked by more than 80 Celebrity Tastemakers. Ivarone adds that the unique shopping platform offers, "the triple threat of celebrity influencers, price tracking and full social integration all in one."
WishClouds / Commerce Data Science enables people to discover and get deals on 40 million of the most on-trend retail products. It tracks prices and notifies users when items saved go on sale. It is powered by the Universal Retail API developed by its parent company, Commerce Data Science, Inc. For more information visit, www.wishclouds.com and www.cdscience.com.
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