Our competitors are retailers, not other price comparison services. Retailers are also our biggest customers.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
Price comparison websites use search engines to filter and compare products based on price and other criteria.
PriceCheck is Africa’s largest price comparison website.
Tucker created it in 2006.
It has since grown into a platform that allows users to compare millions of products from thousands of stores.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
I took an early retirement [after selling to Naspers]. I was 30.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
It’s very difficult to market products online without technical expertise.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
We have a team of 34 people.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
We lost a substantial amount of money each month... We’ve been profitable since the middle of last year.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
The opportunities for revenue is far greater than it used to be.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
Naspers was geared to long-term profitability.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
We improved the search function and the performance of the website.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
One of the biggest innovations we worked on was product recommendations.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
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