This is a business intelligence gathering project - price monitoring and market monitoring.
The Project calls for the supply of automated services or scripts, for use by clerical staff, to look at pre-determined groups of online shop websites and pull out brand, part number, unit price, product category, product description.
The data to be placed in a database and made ready for business analysis - price monitoring and market monitoring.
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The purchase of 3rd party software licenses will be arranged, if that is necessary.
Access to a VPS server and SQL database will be provided to the successful bidder.
Bidders should have previous experience in this type of work. Bidders should feel free to ask any additional information about the sites ( global Brands of ink and toner and domestic printers) and data fields and estimated work load they need.
It is expected that data be gathered from no more than 50 sites, with a range from 400 to 4,000 part numbers each.
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