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netikras2958082dDo you mean like a website that compares prices between different shops?
We have those (at least 2 in my country)
most difficult and annoying part of such an app is to parse out the prices, which you often have to do from html, meaning you have to simulate searching the site and paging through pages of results/cathegories, and so on.
plus you need to keep all the xpaths for each site updated all the time, one change to the site and your whole price scraping for it potentially breaks.
that's not difficult to do, just annoying and fiddly.
Voxera1105682dThe do not do it since any lazy customers will pay the price they ask.
The offer of matching prices is to ensure they also keep the more investigating customers.
And there are multiple similar sites and I think some browser plugins that do this already but matching is not always trivial, some sites provide real api’s but other require spindling the site which could end up requiring manual adjustments per site so could be a lot of work.