Authors: Dnyanesh Gandhare, Pratik Dahiphale, Om Bochare, Siddhant Dalvi, Prof. Santosh Shelke
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Customers are faced with an abundance of options in the quickly changing world of online shopping and food delivery, which makes it difficult and time-consuming to find the best offers and affordable solutions. ShopWisely has come to light as a trailblazing answer to this problem, providing consumers with a thorough platform for comparing costs from top e-commerce sites like Amazon and Flipkart as well as popular meal delivery services like Zomato and Swiggy. ShopWisely is an online project that makes it easy for people to make educated purchases. It accomplishes this by compiling real-time pricing information from several sources, giving consumers a comprehensive picture of their choices. With an attractive and user-friendly design, the platform\'s main objective is to expedite the online shopping and meal ordering process, eventually.
In recent times, the e-commerce sector has experienced unparalleled expansion as a result of millions of customers utilizing online platforms for their buying needs. With so many e-commerce sites and products available, it can be difficult for customers to make wise purchases. Price comparison engines have become indispensable resources for consumers in the digital age, assisting them in finding the greatest offers, economizing, and streamlining the online buying process. ShopWisely is one such well-known participant in the e-commerce price comparison engine space. ShopWisely is a platform that helps customers purchase products from a variety of e-commerce websites by comparing pricing, reading product reviews, and making educated decisions.
A. Problem Statement
In the rapidly evolving e-commerce and food delivery environment, customers face a daunting challenge characterized by a vast array of choices and rapidly changing dynamics. This problem is exacerbated by the time and effort it takes to research and identify the best deals and financing options. The lack of a centralized and user-friendly solution leads to an urgent need for a comprehensive platform like ShopWisely to address the following key issues: Choice Overload: With many online platforms and services offering numerous products and food choices, customers are overwhelmed with choices. This abundance can lead to decision fatigue and confusion, hindering their ability to make informed and cost-effective decisions. Constantly changing prices and offers between different online stores and food delivery services cause differences in information. Customers often have difficulty obtaining up-to-date and accurate prices, which raises doubts about the reliability of the information they find. Researching and comparing the prices of different platforms is time-consuming and labor-intensive. This can prevent clients from making effective decisions because they may lack the resources and tools to improve their research. Many existing solutions lack user-friendly interfaces and features that simplify the online shopping and grocery shopping process. The lack of tools like personalized search recommendations and price filter systems hinders the user experience. Due to the proliferation of various digital devices, customers expect access to essential services on devices of their choice. The lack of cross-device accessibility in existing solutions limits convenience and accessibility for a diverse user base. Lack of real-time price data can lead to outdated and unreliable data. Customers need a reliable resource that ensures the accuracy of the information they rely on to make decisions.
II. LITERATURE SURVEY
This paper addresses the threat of phishing in e-banking and e-commerce by using machine learning algorithms to distinguish legitimate, suspicious, and phishing websites. Various metrics are employed to evaluate algorithm accuracy. Efficient automated analysis of website legitimacy. Enhances user security in e-commerce and e-banking. Dependence on accurate data for algorithm training. Limited effectiveness against highly sophisticated phishing sites. Potential false positives or negatives in classification.
2. Title: Price Comparison for Products in Various E-Commerce Website Published: 2023
This proposed system focuses on aiding users in making informed purchasing decisions by comparing prices across various e- commerce platforms. Empowers users to find the best prices for desired products. Enables comparison of product characteristics within the same. Reliance on web scraping may face legal and ethical considerations. Limited effectiveness if e-commerce sites have robust anti-scraping measures.
3. Title: Price Comparison Website for Online Shopping
The "Price4You" project serves as a platform for consumers to efficiently compare prices of various goods and services online, aiding them in making cost-effective purchasing decisions. Saves consumers time and effort by providing a centralized platform for price comparison. Enables shoppers to find the best deals and save money on their purchases. Potential legal and ethical considerations related to web scraping techniques. Effectiveness may vary if certain e-commerce sites have strong anti-scraping measures.
III. PROPOSED SOLUTION
ShopWisely provides a complete answer to the problems posed by the ever-changing e-commerce and food delivery industries. It recognises that customers frequently feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of options available to them, leading to decision fatigue. ShopWisely streamlines the decision-making process by centralising comparisons of products and food options from several platforms. Updates on prices in real time from various providers guarantee that consumers have access to the most recent information. This answers questions regarding the accuracy of the data presented. The platform's intuitive design, which includes a pricing filter system and customised search suggestions, expedites the research process and helps customers save significant time and effort. Additionally, ShopWisely places a high priority on cross-device accessibility, acknowledging the variety of ways that people interact with digital platforms. In general, ShopWisely is a dependable source that is ready to improve the online shopping and food ordering experience by giving consumers precise, current information and easy-to-use tools to help them make wise decisions.
All of these characteristics combine to make ShopWisely an invaluable resource for online shoppers. It gives them access to real-time pricing information, easy-to-use interfaces, effective search and recommendation engines, price comparisons, and the freedom to select options that best suit their tastes and financial constraints.
V. RELATED WORK
A. Decision-Making and Consumer Behavior
The goal of this study is to comprehend how ShopWisely influences online customer behavior. The following are the main conclusions drawn from this study:
B. Platform Design and User Experience
The goal of this study is to raise user engagement levels and enhance the ShopWisely user experience. Important realizations consist of:
In conclusion, the first research area emphasizes price transparency and user trust while focusing on how ShopWisely influences consumer behavior. The second area of research focuses on improving the platform's user experience through ideas for search bars, filtering choices, and user-friendly interfaces. ShopWisely may find these results useful in enhancing its offerings and drawing in new customers.
VI. FUTURE SCOPE
ShopWisely offers a centralised platform for pricing comparison, addressing a critical gap in the online shopping and food ordering experience. Making well-informed shopping selections is made more efficient and convenient by its user-friendly design, search recommendations, and price filtering tools. Even if there are a few possible disadvantages, ShopWisely is a useful tool for consumers looking for the greatest offers and affordable solutions because the benefits greatly exceed the disadvantages.
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