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Interesting move ... What do you think?
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From: Martin Hepp
Date: Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 3:06 PM
Subject: ANN: BestBuy.com starts publishing full catalog as RDF/XML
using GoodRelations - 27 million triples
BestBuy.com has just started to serve a complete RDF/XML dump of their
products and price information to the Web of Linked Data, using the
GoodRelations vocabulary for e-commerce. The data dump is updated on a
daily basis and contains detailed descriptions for roughly 450,000
individual items. With about 60 triples per item, this totals to about
27 million RDF triples.
Semantic Sitemap: http://products.semwe...
a) Software: http://products.semwe...
c) Movies: http://products.semwe...
d) Games: http://products.semwe...
Other than many existing large RDF transcripts, the data very dynamic,
holding the daily prices for all items.
According to Wikipedia, BestBuy.com is the largest specialty retailer
of consumer electronics in the United States accounting for 19% of the
It is likely the first Fortune 500 company to start publishing offer
details on the Web of Linked Data.
Congratulations to Jay Myers from BestBuy.com for this excellent
contribution, and a big thanks to Andreas Radinger and Alex Stolz for