Help for Austin Retailers

brick-and-mortar-image1From this morning’s Austin Business Journal:

Michigan Web startup PriceLocal LLC launched its new online service on Tuesday in five cities, including Austin.

The website – getpricelocal.com – allows customers to look for products on Amazon and then connects them with local retailers that will match the Amazon Prime price. Amazon Prime is a service by Amazon that offers members free two-day shipping.

The new service is meant to help local businesses be able to compete with online retailers, according to PriceLocal spokeswoman Sarah Allen-Short.

“We chose Austin because of the vibrant shop local community and support for retail growth we see there,” Chosid said in an email.

He said PriceLocal will market to consumers and retailers nationally starting next week.  Read more>>>