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Number of Products Sold on Amazon.com- May 2017

You are reading an older report. Here is the latest report <br>How Many Products Does Amazon Sell? – January 2018<p>Read Now<p>Amazon.com has a total of</b> …

Amazon vs Walmart- Products Sold in May 2017

As of May 2017, Walmart has a total of <b>26.1</b> <b>million products</b> while Amazon has a product count of <b>367 million products</b> up for sale.<p>That’s only 7.11% of …

How to Scrape Flight Schedules and Prices from Expedia.com using Python and LXML

Gathering data regarding flights is a mammoth task when done manually. There are hundreds of thousands of combinations of airports, routes, timings …

How to Parse Unstructured Addresses using Python and Google GeoCoding API

If you have come across a large number of freeform address as a single string, for example – “9 Downing St Westminster London SW1A, UK”, you know how …

How to Solve Simple Captchas using Python Tesseract

<b>CAPTCHA</b> stands for <b>C</b>ompletely <b>A</b>utomated <b>P</b>ublic <b>T</b>uring test to tell <b>C</b>omputers and <b>H</b>umans <b>A</b>part. As the acronym suggests, it is a test used to determine …

Sports Data - The Rise of Big Data and Analytics

The global sports market is huge with its total revenue projected to be around <b>90 billion</b> dollars in 2017. Sports is one of the sectors in which data …

Dark Data, Apple and HBO

Apple recently acquired Lattice Data for $200 million.<p>Lattice Data specializes in trying to make sense of “Dark Data” and Apple thought this space …

Alternative Data – The best kept secret on Wall Street

Alternative Data is hiding in plain sight<p>Access to extremely valuable data for the Financial industry<p>Data drives the world and stock markets around …

RFP for evaluating Web Scraping Services

Technology<p>Scraping uses technology, hence it is critical to evaluate the technology.<p>Questions to ask<p>Can the vendor even disclose the technology they …

How to scrape Yelp.com for Business Listings

Yelp.com is a reliable source for extracting information regarding local businesses such as Restaurants, Shops, Home Services, Automotive Services, …

How to scrape Yelp.com Business Details using Python and LXML

This tutorial is a follow-up of How to scrape Yelp.com for Business Listings using Python. In this tutorial, we will show you how to extract data …

Amazon vs Walmart - Products sold in February 2017

As of February 2017, Walmart has a total of about <b>20 Million</b> products on sale and Amazon has <b>371 million</b> products. <b>Walmart still has only 5.4% of the</b> …

E-Commerce Price Monitoring and Challenges

“Price, Price, Price” is the new take on “Location, Location, Location” in a world where Brick and Mortar stores are fast being gobbled up by Online …

Product Distribution Channel Monitoring

Supply Chain Management<p>SCM as a term has only been around since the 1980s and it received an enhanced level of focus starting in the 1990s, but the …

Brand Monitoring - How to monitor your brand on the Internet

The “Brand” of a company carries a significant worth.<p>Brand Equity is what defines this worth and is defined as<p>A value premium that a company …

The best web scraping service

This is an open thread and the goal is to solicit comments on what the best web scraping service may look like.<p>Please go ahead a type away and write …

How Local Governments can use Web Scraping

The internet is a wonderful thing and so is globalization. But when a new upstart wins big on the global scene it can cause problems in some …

Tutorial: How to Scrape LinkedIn for Public Company Data

We are glad that you came here to learn how to scrape LinkedIn and we won’t disappoint you.<p>In this tutorial we will show you how to scrape the data …

Tutorial: Web Scraping Hotel Prices using Selenium and Python

Everyone would like to pay the least amount of money for the best hotel room – simple isn’t it?<p>In this tutorial we will show you how to make your own …

Tutorial: How to setup a simple chatbot for Facebook

Earlier this year Mark Zuckerberg introduced the Facebook chat bot to the world.<p>A simple chatbot is supposed to be capable of understanding queries …

How to prevent getting blacklisted while scraping

Basic Rule: “Be Nice”<p>An overarching rule to keep in mind for any kind of web scraping is<p>BE GOOD AND FOLLOW A WEBSITE’S CRAWLING POLICIES<p>Here are some …

17 Awesome Things Google Sheets Can Do

Most people reading this post probably use spreadsheets at some point during their work day. But, we’d bet that a lot of you aren’t aware of their …

XPaths and their relevance in Web Scraping

<b>XPath</b> (XML Path Language) is a syntax for defining parts of an XML document.<p>XPath is a query language for identifying and selecting nodes or elements …

Learn how to scrape Amazon.com using Python

In this tutorial is we will build an amazon scraper for extracting product details and pricing. We will build this simple web scraper using python …

Crawly

Crawly - Never write another web scraper. (Web App, APIs, and Marketing) Read the opinion of 39 influencers. Discover 8 alternatives like Import.io …

Web Applications

Super Bowl 50 - Sentiment analysis of #SuperBowlSunday

We decided to take a look at Twitter for the Super Bowl 50 between the Panthers and the Broncos and monitor the hashtag #SuperBowlSunday, before …

Top 20 Highest Paid Athletes Worldwide - Endorsement earnings

Forbes published a list of Top paid athletes worldwide and broke down their earning based on Salary (Baseball, Soccer players) or Winnings (Boxers) …

Web Scraping Indeed for Key Data Science Job Skills

As many of you probably know, being a data scientist requires a large skill set . . .Credit: Swami ChandrasekaranTo master all of that at a high …