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June 7, 2005 | From Times Wire Services
Media company E.W. Scripps Co. on Monday said that it was spending $525 million in cash to acquire Los Angeles-based Shopzilla.com, the latest deal on Wall Street to capitalize on the growing specialized Internet search business. The deal calls for shareholders of closely held Shopzilla to get the amount of its net working capital at the time of the closing -- estimated at $35 million.
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June 7, 2005 | From Times Wire Services
Media company E.W. Scripps Co. on Monday said that it was spending $525 million in cash to acquire Los Angeles-based Shopzilla.com, the latest deal on Wall Street to capitalize on the growing specialized Internet search business. The deal calls for shareholders of closely held Shopzilla to get the amount of its net working capital at the time of the closing -- estimated at $35 million.
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November 25, 2005
HERE'S A NOVEL EXPLANATION for why shopping malls are mobbed today: People are looking for things to order online when they go back to work. Although Black Friday is a peak day for local merchants, Web retailers say their surge comes Monday. Much of that activity comes from people taking advantage of their employers' high-speed Internet connections, an important asset when loading Web pages filled with pictures of sweaters or table saws.
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November 28, 2005 | Julie Tamaki, Times Staff Writer
Bunions throbbing after a weekend of mall hopping, millions of holiday shoppers will boot up their computers today and begin scouring the Internet for bargains. But with the proliferation of shopping sites, finding the perfect gift online can be just as frustrating as navigating the galleria. Shopzilla.com and PriceGrabber.com aim to help. They are among more than a dozen comparison shopping sites that make a buck by shepherding shoppers to deals offered by online and traditional retailers.
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June 20, 2009 | Stuart Pfeifer
Twelve years after Los Angeles adopted a lower tax rate to attract Internet and multimedia companies, the cash-strapped city is telling many tech businesses that they don't qualify for the discount and billing them millions of dollars in additional taxes. Shopzilla.com, a comparison-shopping website based in West Los Angeles, was slapped with $2.74 million in additional taxes. Now it's considering moving to Santa Monica, a couple of blocks away.
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