Our competitors are retailers, not other price comparison services. Retailers are also our biggest customers.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
Price comparison websites use search engines to filter and compare products based on price and other criteria.
PriceCheck is Africa’s largest price comparison website.
Tucker created it in 2006.
It has since grown into a platform that allows users to compare millions of products from thousands of stores.
For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
I took an early retirement [after selling to Naspers]. I was 30.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
It’s very difficult to market products online without technical expertise.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
We have a team of 34 people.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
We lost a substantial amount of money each month... We’ve been profitable since the middle of last year.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
The opportunities for revenue is far greater than it used to be.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
Naspers was geared to long-term profitability.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
We improved the search function and the performance of the website.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
One of the biggest innovations we worked on was product recommendations.— Kevin Tucker, PriceCheck
Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Water Research Commission CEO Dhesigen Naidoo.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Outsurance CEO Danie Matthee.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) CEO Julie-May Ellingson.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Werksmans Attorneys Director Dr Eric Levenstein.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ross Kata (Expedia Area Manager for Africa, Indian Ocean and Israel).
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) CEO Bongani Maseko.
Ndlozi explains the significance of the the first chapter of his thesis: 'Trauma in the archives'.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Steinhoff International Chairperson Christo Wiese.
Wits associate professor of economics Christopher Malikane speaks to Azania Mosaka about the term that is being bandied about.
Urologist Dr Shingai Mutambirwa says penile curvature is only a concern if it impedes a man's ability to have penetrative sex.
The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.
WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?