eBay Will Smarten Up Shopping With Purchase Of Analytics Firm Expertmaker

eBay is looking to make its retail platform smarter with the purchase of Swedish data analytics firm Expertmaker The auction site says the acquisition will make it more “product-focused” by using big data to better connect shoppers to more than 900 million listings. Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, but eBay confirmed that Expertmaker’s staff will be joining its structured data product and technology team. Adding value Expertmaker has been an eBay partner for some years, helping the site to improve how users discover and purchase new products by working to optimise its database of listings from millions of sellers worldwide. “Expertmaker is excited to join the eBay team, bringing innovative artificial intelligence, machine learning and large-scale optimisation technology to eBay’s structured data initiative,” said Lars Hard, Founder and CEO…


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