SOURCE: Krillion Inc.

December 10, 2007 06:00 ET

Worried About Whether That Gift Will Arrive in Time? Krillion Helps Consumers With Local "Where to Buy" Advice on Last-Minute Holiday Gifts

Shoppers Who 'Need It Now' Can Access Krillion for Real-Time Pricing, Location and Availability Information for a Wide Range of Appliances and Consumer Electronics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2007) - With shipping deadlines looming -- there are only twelve days left to ship for delivery of holiday gifts by the 24th -- those consumers who tend to procrastinate can now turn to Krillion™ ( for the low-down on where to buy the hottest holiday products locally. At Krillion™, holiday shoppers can check stock availability at a local store and order last-minute gifts for immediate pick-up. Krillion connects shoppers searching for gifts on the web with local retailers that have the product in stock right now.

Starting today, Krillion has added new product details for all the latest cameras, camcorders and game consoles. Krillion aggregates product information from the top ten leading retailers, including Best Buy, Circuit City, Radio Shack and Wal-Mart, representing more than 80 percent of all appliance and consumer electronics retailers in the United States.

Getting to Krillion is easy. Consumers can find Krillion's comprehensive price comparison and local in-store availability information for appliances, cameras, camcorders, game consoles and HDTVs either through their searches of products on major search engines or by visiting directly.

"As holiday season shipping deadlines approach, a large proportion of gifts will be bought online and picked up locally. Krillion is the only centralized, online guide for consumers who need a product now," said Joel Toledano, co-founder and CEO of Krillion. "Many shoppers this season will use the web to research what to buy at their local retailers. Krillion helps them locate the best price at a local retailer, where they can see it, hold it and pick it up today."

At Krillion consumers are able to:

--  Specify a local shopping radius and then filter and select search
    results by type, brand, price, and other features
--  Compare local prices and see which retailers have it in-store for
    immediate pick-up with Krillion's StockCheck™ feature.
--  Get up-to-date expert advice and reviews with the Krillion buying

About Krillion

Krillion is how Web-savvy consumers compare and connect with local retailers. Krillion applies local search expertise and the Web's largest aggregated database of product, location and in-stock availability information to answer the question: "where can I buy it now and pick it up today?" Krillion works with leading search engines, manufacturers, publishers and retailers to offer ready-to-buy shoppers access to Krillion's data wherever they research products online. Krillion's technology -- the patent-pending Krillion Localization Engine™; localized search results that include thousands of products in over 40,000 U.S. locations; and unique, real-time StockCheck™ tool -- transforms the Web-to-store purchase process and drives in-store traffic and sales. Krillion was founded in February 2006 and is funded by Hummer Winblad Venture Partners.

Krillion™ and Krillion Localization Engine™ and Krillion StockCheck™ are trademarks of Krillion Inc. All other product names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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