SOURCE: Cairo

August 25, 2005 08:00 ET

Wired Shopping Carts Find DC Sales in a Zip!

Cairo.com “Shopping Cart Challenge” Wheels Into Greater DC: Savvy Consumers Use Internet to Find Best Local Sales; They Win If They Guess Savings on Everyday Items

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 25, 2005 --


WHAT:

Cairo.com's Shopping Cart Street teams -- wheeling shopping carts filled with typical Back-to-school purchases -- will challenge shoppers to guess the on-sale prices found that can be found on Cairo.com against regular everyday prices. Consumers will win gift cards for guessing sales savings.

For groceries, back-to-school shopping and everything else, Cairo.com, tracks sales in a shopper's local neighborhood. Shopping Cart Street teams will show consumers how to search for the sales by item, retailer or brand by typing their zip code into the Cairo site on the "wired" shopping carts. Cairo.com will instantly find the sales prices on the shopper's items at nearby stores.

Cairo.com's Grocery Saver is a new advanced online service just launched in the DC area.

WHERE:

Shopping malls in suburban Virginia and Maryland. For specific on-site time and location see below.

WHEN:

Friday, August 26th and Saturday August 27th
11:00AM -- 4:00PM

Set time and location for media
Friday, August 26th
4:00pm -- 6:00pm
Giant Supermarket
Montrose Crossing on Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD

Contact Information

  • FOR GENERAL INFORMATION OR MORE ON LOCATIONS AND TIMES, CONTACT:
    Barbara Gibson
    510.517.6479