Kaboodle Articles

Kaboodle Adds Real-Time Product Search
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Online social shopping service Kaboodle said today it is re-launching its website to improve its product-discovery engine.

Kaboodle says it has improved its end-user experience by offering real-time product search, which provides the ability to see products that are the most popular based on user-set parameters, such as items from a specific store, within a specific category, and related items.

Hearst Corp, MediaNews Buy Most Of Kaango

About three months ago, The Hearst Corporation acquired Kaboodle.  Now, in conjunction with MediaNews Group, it’s spent $20 million on 80 percent of Kaango.

Hearst Acquires Kaboodle
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Never mind the kit: Kaboodle alone costs over $30 million.  That’s the social shopping community’s rumored price tag, anyway, following an acquisition by Hearst Corp.; Kenneth A. Bronfin, the president of Hearst Interactive Media, explained that his company thinks Kaboodle “will bring to social shopping what MySpace has brought to social media.”

From Google to Kaboodle

That’s Courney Hohne, PR manager at Google. She was the one who did the PR for the Google Apps for Your Domain press coverage last week.