49.3 mln Internet users visited comparison shopping sites in September 2005

Yahoo! Shopping, Shopzilla, Shopping.com, Froogle.com, PriceGrabber, NexTag and ShopLocal accounted for the bulk of the 49.3 mln people who visited comparison sites in September 2005, an 8% increase from 45.8 mln in September 2004, according to Nielsen/NetRatings. Industry leaders, Shopzilla and Shopping.com, each lured nearly 15 mln US visitors in September 2005.