Web scraping is exceptionally valuable for retail listings, especially in situations where even a slight price difference can significantly impact your sales volume. Whether you're selling the same product as your competitors or offering an alternative, web scraping allows you to monitor and compare prices effectively. Moreover, certain annual events or occasions can have a substantial influence on sales, presenting lucrative profit opportunities for retailers who stay updated with the latest market trends through web scraping.
Walmart is the North American leader for both physical and online stores. Once again, the main challenge with web scraping product listings is to adapt to a different organization of the details we're looking for. The strength of ScrapingBot is to scrape any format of a website.
We've done the test on products from different categories. Here is the Walmart product page we're going to scrape:
And here is the data we retrieved:
In the parsed information, you can see the product price and currency, shipping fee, tittle, description and image URL.
We're going to scrape another Walmart product page, to see if the API performs as well everywhere on their website.
Let's get a bit outdoorsy with this very affordable mountain bike:
Here is the scraped information from the Walmart product page:
Once again, the details have been correctly retrieved. The delivery is free and the product is available in stock.
By the way, you can try it with the live test! Just tick the Retail website data extraction box and the advanced options you need.
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