WO2016079861A1 - Selling assistance server, catalog page providing method, recording medium, and program - Google Patents

Selling assistance server, catalog page providing method, recording medium, and program Download PDF

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WO2016079861A1
WO2016079861A1 PCT/JP2014/080879 JP2014080879W WO2016079861A1 WO 2016079861 A1 WO2016079861 A1 WO 2016079861A1 JP 2014080879 W JP2014080879 W JP 2014080879W WO 2016079861 A1 WO2016079861 A1 WO 2016079861A1
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A search unit (231) cross-searches for exhibit information for identical products, from a database group. From the resulting selection, a selecting unit (232) selects the lowest-priced exhibit information in each market. The selected exhibit information is registered in a product catalog storage unit (220). A read-out unit (235) reads out from the product catalog storage unit (220) the exhibit information for a product specified from a terminal. A determining unit (236) determines the lowest-priced market for the specified product, in accordance with the exhibit information that has been read out. If the lowest-priced market for the specified product is the new-product market, a generating unit (237) generates a catalog page including detailed information relating to the lowest price in the new-product market, and simplified information relating to the lowest price in the used market and in the auction market, but if the lowest-priced market is not the new-product market, the generating unit (237) generates a catalog page including detailed information relating to the lowest prices in each market. A providing unit (240) provides the generated catalog page to the terminal.

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Sales support server, catalog page providing method, recording medium, and program

The present invention is, sales support server, a catalog page providing method, recording medium, and a program.

In recent years, on the Internet, selling site to carry out e-commerce has gained popularity. For example, in many stores made sales site (virtual store) is gathered (shopping mall site, etc.), not only dealing with items of a wide range of categories as a whole (genre), also carried out price competition between stores also there that are, have won a lot of users.
In such a sales site, each product (product of each store), are managed by classifying into hierarchical categories, to the user terminal that has access, to display a list of products. In addition to this, for sale, the products obtained from the search condition input by the user (such as keywords) a predetermined order (for example, popularity and price order) has become possible to list on.

Recently, such a sales site sales support system for supporting the user to use the (sales support site, etc.) are also known. As a prior art of the sales support system, for example, Patent Document 1, to find the same product from national sales site, by selling site retrieval and ordering system for presenting information to the user of the sales site cheaply sold is disclosed there.

JP 2003-223583 JP

In the sales support system disclosed in Patent Document 1 described above (sales site search and ordering system), by the user to use the search site home page (Web server), the selected items and the search area to buy, a search is instructed with that, the sales site search system operates, for each sales site in the search area that has been selected, do a search on the target product.
When the search result is obtained, operates the commodity price retrieval system, the sales price of the commodity retrieved from the sale, exchange information, distribution cost, and, in consideration of insurance premiums, the products in the search carried out when the total price is calculated, respectively. Then, commodity price search system, for each of the total price of the calculated commodity performs a price comparison, presenting the information of product sales site to offer the lowest price to the user (user terminal or the like).
In this way, in the sales support system of Patent Document 1, it is possible to present a sales site of the lowest price of the item in the search time to a user.

However, the sales support system of Patent Document 1, when the search has been instructed by the user, for each sale, since a configuration for searching for Shipping, before presenting a sales site of lowest price, it takes a certain amount of time.
For this reason, multiple sales site (for example, new markets, secondhand market, and, each exhibition page, such as an auction market) from, technology that can obtain the lowest price information of the same product quickly has been demanded.

The present invention has been made in consideration of the above, different from each exhibition page markets, sales support server capable of obtaining the lowest price information of the same item quickly, catalog page providing method, recording medium, and a program an object of the present invention is to provide a.

To achieve the above object, the sales support server according to the first aspect of the present invention,
New markets, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, the search unit to search across the exhibition information of the same product,
From among the retrieved commodity information selection unit that selects the selling information of Great in each market respectively,
Storage unit for the exhibition information said selected and stored in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
Receiving unit that receives a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, from the terminal,
Said for the specified items, the reading unit to read the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
In accordance with the read-out exhibition information, the determination unit to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
(A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
(B) wherein when the determined market is not a new market, generator for generating a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
Providing unit for providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
Characterized in that it comprises a.

Further, the sales support server according to the aspect,
At each market sales establishment, exhibition canceled, and, due to the occurrence of a trigger requirements including new exhibition, further comprising a detector for detecting an update of selling information in the database group,
The search unit, when updating of the selling information by the detecting unit is detected, the exhibition information of the exhibition information update is detected and the same product, to search from the database group,
It is characterized in.

Further, the sales support server according to the aspect,
The selection unit, when the exhibition information of the lowest price in the same market by the searching unit has a plurality of search, selects one commodity information at a predetermined selection method from among the plurality of commodity information,
It is characterized in.

Further, the sales support server according to the aspect,
The selection unit, after selecting the one commodity information from a plurality of exhibition information the search, items indicated in the selling information, and sets the reservation information including the reservation time for performing the search again ,
The search unit, when reservation time contained in the reservation information arrives, the exhibition information of the product contained in the reservation information, to search from the database group,
It is characterized in.

Further, the sales support server according to the aspect,
Catalog page that the generating unit is generated, the first includes a first page containing the the lowest price simple information of the lowest price details of the new market and the secondhand market and the auction market, the lowest price detailed information of each market and two of the page, and can be switched depending on the tab operation,
The generating unit,
(C) if the determination unit to the determined market is new market generates a catalog page with the first page as the initial state,
(D) if the determination unit to the determined market is not a new market, and generates a catalog page of the second page was the initial state,
It is characterized in.

To achieve the above object, the catalog page providing method according to a second aspect of the present invention,
A catalog page provides a method of sales support server performs,
Search step the sales support server, a new market, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, to cross-search the exhibition information of the same product,
Select step the sales support server, from among the retrieved exhibition information, to select the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market, respectively,
Registration step wherein the sales support server, the selling information said selected registers in a predetermined storage unit in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
The sales support server, a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, accepting step of accepting from the terminal,
The sales support server, for the designated goods, reading step of reading the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
Determining step the sales support server, in accordance with the read-out exhibition information, to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
The sales support server,
(A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
(B) generating step the discriminated market if not new markets, and generates a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
Providing step said sales support server, providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
Characterized in that it comprises a.

To achieve the above object, a third computer-readable recording medium according to an aspect of the present invention,
The computer,
New markets, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, the search unit to search across the exhibition information of the same product,
From among the retrieved commodity information selection unit that selects the selling information of Great in each market respectively,
Storage unit for the exhibition information said selected and stored in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
Receiving unit that receives a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, from the terminal,
Said for the specified items, the reading unit to read the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
In accordance with the read-out exhibition information, the determination unit to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
(A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
(B) wherein when the determined market is not a new market, generator for generating a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
Providing unit for providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
It is made to function as recording the program characterized.

The recording medium is non-transitory may be a (non-transitory) recording medium can be distributed and sold independently of the computer. Here, the non-transitory recording medium refers to a tangible (tangible) recording medium. Non-transitory recording medium, for example, a compact disk, a flexible disk, a hard disk, a magneto-optical disk, a digital video disk, a magnetic tape, a semiconductor memory or the like. Also, a temporary (transitory) recording medium, shows a transmission medium (transmission signal) itself. Temporary recording medium, for example, electrical signals, optical signals, and electromagnetic waves. Note that the temporary (Temporary) storage area, an area for temporarily storing data and programs, for example, a volatile memory such as a RAM (Random Access Memory).

In order to achieve the above object, a program according to a fourth aspect of the present invention,
The computer,
New markets, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, the search unit to search across the exhibition information of the same product,
From among the retrieved commodity information selection unit that selects the selling information of Great in each market respectively,
Storage unit for the exhibition information said selected and stored in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
Receiving unit that receives a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, from the terminal,
Said for the specified items, the reading unit to read the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
In accordance with the read-out exhibition information, the determination unit to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
(A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
(B) wherein when the determined market is not a new market, generator for generating a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
Providing unit for providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
Characterized in that to function as a.

The program, the computer on which the program is executed independently, may be distributed or sold via a computer communication network.

According to the present invention, it is possible from each exhibition page of different markets, obtain the lowest price information of the same product quickly.

Is a block diagram showing an example of an overall configuration of a sales support system of this embodiment. Sales support server, and is a block diagram showing an example of a schematic configuration of a typical information processing device that the user terminal is realized. Is a block diagram showing an example of a schematic configuration of a sales support server according to the present embodiment. It is a schematic diagram for explaining an example of a commodity catalog information. It is a schematic diagram for explaining a specific example of the selling information in the product catalog information. It is a schematic diagram showing a specific example of a catalog page. It is a schematic view illustrating another specific example of the catalog page. It is a flowchart for explaining the entire catalog information registration processing according to the present embodiment. It is a flowchart illustrating a catalog page generation process according to the present embodiment. It is a flowchart illustrating a catalog information update processing according to this embodiment.

Embodiments of the present invention will be described below. In an embodiment of the present invention will be described by way of example a suitable sales support system in many stores constituted sales site (virtual shop) are gathered (shopping mall site, etc.). In the sale, by way of example, new markets, secondhand market, and will be described a case where the auction market is present, as appropriate or make other markets, even in the sale by omitting a part of the market apply possible it is.
Further, the following embodiments are for the purpose of illustration and are not intended to limit the scope of the present invention. Therefore, it is possible to adopt an embodiment in which replacing each of these elements or all elements with equivalent ones skilled artisan, these embodiments are also included in the scope of the present invention.

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Sales support system 100 according to an embodiment of the present invention, as shown in FIG. 1, the sales support server 200 and the database unit 300 are communicatively connected, and a sales assistance server 200 and the user terminals 400 There constructed are communicably connected via the Internet 900.
Although not shown in the figure, also assumed to be separately present sales system for managing exhibition and sale of goods (including bid, etc.) using the database group 300. Further, although simplified in the figure, the user terminal 400, in response to a user to use, it is assumed that there are many.

Sales support server 200, for example, consists of a server computer or the like, to the user terminal 400 of the user to consider the purchase of goods (including a successful bid, etc.), each market (new market, secondhand market, and the auction market) the same product in to provide information about.
As an example, sales support server 200 provides a catalog page summarizes the same product to the user terminal 400. And this catalog page, also known as a product page, product information (specifications and specifications, etc.) about the product (product) and is a Web page to be displayed together, these routes are the most popular or the like in each market. The details of the catalog page, which will be described later.

Database group 300 is a plurality of database that manages the information of the goods which have been exhibited in each market.
Database group 300, as an example, and a new market database 301, a secondhand market database 302, and the auction market database 303.

New market database 301, to manage the product information of stores that exhibit the new products. In addition, secondhand market database 302, to manage the product information of stores that exhibit the products used. Then, the auction market database 303, to manage the product information of stores that sent goods to the auction (there is also a case of an individual).
These product information, for example, (there is also a case of an individual) exhibition the original store name, price of the product, and, are included, such as item description (condition of the item, etc.).
The configuration of the database group 300 (new market database 301, secondhand market database 302, and the auction market database 303) is an example, in accordance with the circumstances of the sale site, it can be changed as appropriate. For example, a new market database 301 and the secondhand market database 302 may be managed together in one database.

User terminal 400, for example, consists of a personal computer or a smart phone, etc., and access to sales support server 200 via the Internet 900, the user is to get useful information about the product to consider the purchase (including a successful bid, etc.).
As an example, a user terminal 400, and access to sales support server 200, each market (new market, secondhand market, and the auction market) to get the catalog page summarizes the same product in, and displays it on the screen. The details of the catalog page, which will be described later.

(General configuration of an information processing apparatus)
Sales support server 200 according to an embodiment of the present invention, and will be described a typical information processing apparatus 500 that the user terminal 400 is realized.

The information processing apparatus 500 includes, as shown in FIG. 2, a CPU (Central Processing Unit) 501, a ROM (Read Only Memory) 502, a RAM (Random Access Memory) 503, a NIC (Network Interface Card) 504, an image It includes a processing unit 505, an audio processor 506, a DVD-ROM (Digital Versatile Disc ROM) drive 507, an interface 508, an external memory 509, a controller 510, a monitor 511, a speaker 512, a.

CPU 501 controls the information processing apparatus 500 overall operation, and is connected to each component to exchange control signals and data.

The ROM 502 is recorded IPL (Initial Program Loader) which is executed immediately after power-on, this by being executed, execution of the program is started by the CPU 501 reads out a predetermined program in RAM 503. Further, the ROM 502 stores a program and various data for an operating system necessary for controlling the overall operation of the information processing apparatus 500 is recorded.

RAM 503 is for temporarily storing data and programs, a program and data read out from the DVD-ROM, and other data necessary for the communication is maintained.

NIC 504 is intended an information processing apparatus 500 to connect to a computer communication network such as the Internet, and that according to the 10BASE-T / 100BASE-T product used for constituting a LAN (Local Area Network), a cable modem for connecting to the Internet using an analog modem for connecting to the Internet, ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) modem, ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber line) modem, a cable television line using a telephone line, composed of such interface (not shown) which intervenes between these modems and the CPU 501.

The image processing unit 505, DVD-ROM data read out from such after processed by an image operation processor comprising CPU 501 and the image processing unit 505 (not shown), a frame memory which the image processing section 505 is provided with records (not shown). Image information recorded in the frame memory is converted to video signals at predetermined synchronization timings and output to the monitor 511. As a result, the various page display of becomes possible.

Audio processing unit 506 converts sound data read out from the DVD-ROM or the like into an analog sound signal and outputs it from the speaker 512 connected thereto. Further, under the control of the CPU 501, and it generates a sound to be generated in the scenarios that the information processing apparatus 500 performs a sound corresponding to output from the speaker 512.

The DVD-ROM to be loaded into the DVD-ROM drive 507, for example, a program for realizing the sales support server 200 or the like according to the embodiment are stored. The control of the CPU 501, DVD-ROM drive 507 performs a reading process on the loaded DVD-ROM, reads the necessary program and data, which are temporarily stored in the RAM 503 or the like.

The interface 508, external memory 509, controller 510, a monitor 511, and a speaker 512 are removably connected.

The external memory 509, such as data relating to personal information of the user is rewritable manner.

The controller 510 receives an operation input which is performed such as when various settings of the information processing apparatus 500. The user of the information processing apparatus 500 makes an instruction input via the controller 510 can record such data into the external memory 509.

Monitor 511 presents the data output by the image processing unit 505 to the user of the information processing apparatus 500.

Speaker 512 presents the audio data output by the audio processing unit 506 to the user of the information processing apparatus 500.

In addition, the information processing apparatus 500 may use a large capacity external storage device such as a hard disk, ROM 502, RAM 503, to fulfill the same function as the external memory 509, DVD-ROM or the like mounted in the DVD-ROM drive 507 it may be configured to.

Hereinafter, configuration and the like of the sales support server 200 is implemented in the information processing apparatus 500 will be described with reference to FIGS. When the power of the information processing apparatus 500 is turned on, the respective programs to function as a sales support server 200 according to the present embodiment is executed, sales support server 200 according to the present embodiment is realized.
Although even the user terminal 400 is implemented in the information processing apparatus 500 in the same manner, it was omitted these configurations, the most characteristic sales support server 200 in the present embodiment will be described below.

(General configuration of a sales support server)
Figure 3 is a block diagram showing an example of a schematic configuration of a sales support server 200 according to the present embodiment. As illustrated, the sales support server 200 includes a receiving unit 210, and catalog information storage unit 220, a control unit 230, and a provider 240.

Receiving unit 210 receives various information transmitted via the Internet 900 from the user terminal 400.
For example, the receiving unit 210, (for example, click operation or the like of the mouse by the user) transition instruction to the catalog page specified goods and receives from the user terminal 400. In addition to the reception unit 210 also includes well as tabbing, described later included in the catalog pages accepted from the user terminal 400.
NIC 504 or the like described above can function as such a reception unit 210.

Catalog information storage unit 220, each market (new market, secondhand market, and the auction market) for storing the catalog information that summarizes for the same products.
For example, the catalog information storage unit 220 stores the configuration of the catalog information 221, as shown in Figure 4A. The catalog information 221, as an example, product code 222, product information 223, and includes the selling information 224.

Product code 222, were numbered in such as the manufacturer or distributor of the product, for example, JAN (Japan Article Number) code and, is such as ISBN (International Standard Book Number) code.
Product information 223, and the like information such as specifications and specification of the products (products). The product information 223 is, for example, information obtained from such manufacturers and vendors. In the case where the information from such manufacturers and vendors can not be obtained, either the market (e.g., new market) from the product information items from, or as information obtained appropriately.

Exhibition information 224 is information that summarizes the information of the same product that has been exhibited in a certain market. As an example, the exhibition information 224, market segment 225, exhibit number 226, and includes the lowest price information 227. A specific example of the selling information 224 in Figure 4B.

Market segment 225, a new market, used market, or is a numerical value or the like indicating any of the auction market. Note that in FIG. 4B, although market segment 225 is shown by a character string, it is for clarity of description, in practice, numerical values ​​indicating the respective markets are stored.
Exhibit number 226, indicates the number of items that have been exhibited in the market.

Lowest price information 227, is the lowest price of the information of the same product in the market. As an example, the lowest price information 227, Shop name 227a, price 227b, description of item 227c, and includes a link information 227d.

Shop name 227a is the name of the store which has sent the goods of (lowest price in a market) lowest price. As of the auction market, if the individual is exhibition, (as an example, a nickname or ID, etc.) name indicating the individual becomes. Instead of shop names 227a, or, in addition to the store name 227a, it may be used identification information such as shop ID.
Price 227b shows the price of the goods of the lowest price. It is to be noted that the price 227b, may also be included information, such as for example whether or not including shipping.

Description of item 227c is, show descriptions and about the product to the store which have sent the lowest price of the products was independently created, shipping, such as a description.
Link information 227d shows and address in order to transition to the lowest price of the goods of the exhibition page (URL). It should be noted that the link information 227d is not limited to the address (URL), may be other information if the information in order to transition to the exhibition page. For example, the link information 227d is (code in the store) product code and store code and product code and may be such as comprise identification information to the generated.

In addition to this catalog information storage unit 220 also stores also category list information of each product was divided into (genre), and the like.
Etc. RAM 503 or external memory 509 described above can function as such a catalog information storage unit 220.

Returning to FIG. 3, the control unit 230 controls the sales support server 200 across. The control unit 230 includes a search unit 231, selection unit 232, the registration unit 233, detection unit 234, the reading unit 235, determination unit 236 and, includes a generating unit 237, to support such a purchase by a user.

Searching unit 231, database group 300 (new market database 301, secondhand market database 302 and, the auction market database 303) from traversing search for identical item listing information (product information that is exhibited).
For example, the search unit 231, every day, a defined time (e.g., midnight, etc.), for each of all the items that have been cataloged and cross-search exhibition information from the database group 300.
The search unit 231, detection unit 234 to be described later detects a change in the selling information in the database group 300, the same product shown to the detected selling information changes, to search across the selling information from the database group 300.

Selection unit 232, from among the retrieved commodity information by the search unit 231 selects the selling information of Great in markets, respectively.
For example, selection unit 232, the search unit 231 compares each extract price information from the exhibition information retrieved from new market database 301, most prices low (the low) selling information, Great in new markets It is selected as the information. In a case where low selling information most price is multiple search, as an example, we select one lowest price information randomly. The selection method for selecting one lowest price information is optional, it may use other techniques.
Similarly, selection unit 232, the search unit 231 from the commodity information retrieved from secondhand market database 302, selects the lowest price information in the secondhand market. Furthermore, the selection unit 232, the search unit 231 from the commodity information retrieved from the auction market database 303, selects the lowest price information in the auction market.

Registration unit 233, the number of exhibitions and the exhibition information that has been retrieved by the search unit 231 were aggregated for each market, and lowest price information that has been selected by the selection section 232 (exhibition information of the lowest price), and the product code of the product association is registered in the catalog information storage unit 220.
That is, the registration unit 233, the lowest price of the selling information 224 in each market, as shown in FIG. 4B described above, as shown in FIG. 4A described above will be registered in association with product code 222 in the catalog information storage unit 220 .

Detection unit 234, in each market, sell satisfied (including bid established etc.), exhibition canceled, and, due to the occurrence of a trigger requirements such as new exhibition, detects the update of the selling information in the database group 300.
For example, the detection unit 234, the sales system, not shown, at the point of sale satisfied, when exhibiting discontinued, and, on the basis of the data sent when a new exhibition, detects the update of the selling information in the database group 300.
In addition to this, the detection unit 234, so as to monitor the database group 300 at all times, may be detected an update of selling information that matches the trigger requirements.

Reading unit 235, receiving unit 210, (for example, click operation or the like of the mouse by the user) transition instruction to the catalog page that specifies the item from the user terminal 400 accepts a from catalog information storage unit 220, the specified read the necessary information about the product.
For example, the reading unit 235, the catalog information 221 of FIG. 4A described above, reads the commodity information 224 that matches the product code 222 for the specified product. That is, the reading unit 235, market segments 225 as shown in FIG. 4B described above, exhibited few 226 and consists lowest price information 227, the commodity information 224 in each market, read from the catalog information storage unit 220.

Discrimination unit 236, according to the exhibition information read by the reading unit 235, to determine the lowest price in the market about the product that has been specified by the user.
Specifically, when the selling information 224 as shown in FIG. 4B described above are read out, the determination unit 236, respectively in the lowest price information 227 for each market price (new market: 13,800 yen, New Market: 14,780 circle, auction market: £ 14,500) to compare, for the product, a new market is determined to be in lowest price in the market.

Generating unit 237 generates a catalog page summarizes the same product in each market.
For example, if the market it is determined that Great by determination section 236 is new markets, generating unit 237 obtains the lowest price details by extracting at least price and item description from selling information of new markets read . In addition, the generating unit 237, get the lowest price simple information obtained by extracting each of the at least price from the used market and the exhibition information of the auction market that has been read. Then, the generating unit 237 generates and low prices detailed information of such a new market, a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information of the secondhand market and the auction market.

Specifically, the generating unit 237 generates a catalog page 600 as shown in FIG. The catalog page 600, the lowest price detailed information 601 of the new market, the lowest price simple information 602 of the secondhand market and the auction market, are included and the tab 603.
The tab 603 is a tab for switching the display of each market (including "all market") in the catalog page 600, selected when the catalog page 600 is displayed on the user terminal 400, optionally by the user ( It has to be able to click, etc.).
In the catalog page 600 shown in FIG. 5, item (in this example, a tablet terminal) for cheapest market is new market, the tab 603 of the new market is selected as an initial state, a new market Great detailed information 601 is being displayed.

On the other hand, if it is determined that the lowest price by the determination unit 236 market is not new markets, generating unit 237, obtain at least price and product rates for detailed information extracting each description from selling information in each market read . Then, the generating unit 237 generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price detailed information of each such market.

Specifically, the generating unit 237 generates a catalog page 610 as shown in FIG. The catalog page 610, the lowest price detailed information 611 of the new market, the lowest price detailed information 612 of the secondhand market, the lowest price detailed information 613 of the auction market, are included and the tab 614.
It should be noted that, in the catalog page 610 shown in FIG. 6, commodity (in this case, a liquid crystal TV) (because it is not a new market) lowest price of the market is for a used market, as a tab 614 is the initial state for all of the market selected, the lowest price detailed information 611-613 are displayed in each market.

Returning to FIG. 3, the control unit 230, the addition to, according to a request from the user terminal 400, as appropriate generate Web pages other than the catalog page.
Etc. CPU 501 described above can function as a control unit 230 having such a configuration.

Providing unit 240 provides various information to the user terminal 400 via the Internet 900.
For example, provider 240, and Catalog Page 600 shown in FIG. 5 described above, the catalogs page 610 shown in FIG. 6 described above, provides the user terminal 400.
Etc. CPU 501 and NIC 504 described above can function as such a providing unit 240.

(Operation of the sales support server)
Hereinafter will be described with reference to FIGS operation of the sales support server 200 having such a configuration. Figure 7 is a flowchart showing the flow of the entire catalog information registration processing according to the present embodiment. Figure 8 is a flowchart showing a flow of a catalog page generation process according to the present embodiment. Figure 9 is a flowchart showing the flow of catalog information update processing according to this embodiment.

First, a description will be given of the entire catalog information registration process shown in FIG. The total catalog information registration process, for example, every day, (as an example, midnight, etc.) time defined is executed. It should be noted that each item to generate catalog information, as cataloged Shipping shall be predetermined.

First, sales support server 200 identifies the n-th product to be cataloged (step S11).
For example, the control unit 230, from among the data items that are predetermined as Shipping cataloged, identifies a single product.

Sales support server 200, search across exhibition information of the specified item from the database group 300 (step S12).
In other words, the search unit 231, new market database 301, secondhand market database 302, and, from the auction market database 303, the exhibition information of the same product and product identified (trade information that is exhibited) traverses search.

Sales support server 200, to select the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market (step S13).
That is, the selection unit 232, from among the retrieved commodity information, selects the selling information of Great in markets, respectively.
For example, selection unit 232, the search unit 231 compares each extract price information from the exhibition information retrieved from new market database 301, most prices low (the low) selling information, Great in new markets It is selected as the information. In a case where low selling information most price is multiple search, as an example, we select one lowest price information randomly. The selection method for selecting one lowest price information is optional, it may use other techniques.
Similarly, selection unit 232, the search unit 231 from the commodity information retrieved from secondhand market database 302, selects the lowest price information in the secondhand market. Furthermore, the selection unit 232, the search unit 231 from the commodity information retrieved from the auction market database 303, selects the lowest price information in the auction market.

Sales support server 200 registers the catalog information items in the catalog information storage unit 220 (step S14).
In other words, the registration unit 233, the number of exhibitions and the exhibition information of the retrieved items were aggregated for each market, and lowest price information that has been selected by the selection section 232 (exhibition information of the lowest price), and the product code of the product association is registered in the catalog information storage unit 220.
Specifically, the registration unit 233, the lowest price of the selling information 224 in each market, as shown in FIG. 4B described above, as shown in FIG. 4A described above, the catalog information storage unit 220 in association with the product code 222 register.

Sales support server 200 determines whether or not the processing for all the items is completed (step S15).
Sales support server 200, when determining that the processing for all the items is not completed (step S15; No), the process returns to step S11 described above.
On the other hand, when determining that the processing for all the items is completed (step S15; Yes), sales support server 200 completes the entire catalog information registration process.

Next, a description will be given catalog page generation process shown in FIG. The catalog page generation process, for example, (as an example, click operation or the like of the mouse by the user) transition instruction to the catalog page that specifies the item from the user terminal 400 receiving unit 210 is started upon reception of.
Incidentally, by the total catalog information registration process described above, the catalog information storage unit 220, it is assumed that the catalog information of each product is registered.

First, sales support server 200 reads information about a specified product from catalog information storage unit 220 (step S21).
For example, the reading unit 235, the catalog information 221 of FIG. 4A described above, it reads the commodity information 224 that matches the product code 222 of the commodity specified by the user. That is, the reading unit 235, market segments 225 as shown in FIG. 4B described above, exhibited few 226 and consists lowest price information 227, the commodity information 224 in each market, read from the catalog information storage unit 220.

Sales support server 200, lowest price of the market for the specified products it is determined whether or not a new market (step S22).
In other words, the determination unit 236, according to the exhibition information read by the reading unit 235, to determine the lowest price in the market about the product that has been specified by the user.
Specifically, when the selling information 224 as shown in FIG. 4B described above are read out, the determination unit 236, respectively in the lowest price information 227 for each market price (new market: 13,800 yen, New Market: 14,780 circle, auction market: £ 14,500) to compare, for the product, a new market is determined to be in lowest price in the market.

Sales support server 200, if it is determined that the lowest price of the market is a new market (step S22; Yes), and the lowest price details of the new market, including the lowest price simple information of the secondhand market and the auction market catalog page generating a (step S23).
In other words, the generating unit 237, get the lowest price detailed information is extracted at least the price and item description from the exhibitor information of the new market that has been read. In addition, the generating unit 237, get the lowest price simple information obtained by extracting each of the at least price from the used market and the exhibition information of the auction market that has been read. Then, the generating unit 237 generates and low prices detailed information of such a new market, a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information of the secondhand market and the auction market.
Specifically, the generating unit 237, as shown in FIG 5 described above, to generate the lowest price details 601 a new market, a catalog page 600 that contains the lowest price simple information of secondhand market and auction markets 602.

On the other hand, when determining that cheapest market is not new markets (step S22; No), sales support server 200 generates a catalog page containing lowest price details of each market (step S24).
That is, the generating unit 237, obtain at least price and product rates for detailed information extracting each description from selling information in each market read. Then, the generating unit 237 generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price detailed information of each such market.
Specifically, the generating unit 237, as shown in FIG. 6 described above, the lowest price details 611 of new markets, including the lowest price details 612 of secondhand market, auction market and low prices details 613 to generate a catalog page 610.

Sales support server 200 provides the generated catalog page to the user terminal 400 (step S25).
That is, the provider 240, and Catalog Page 600 shown in FIG. 5 described above, a catalog page 610 shown in FIG. 6 described above, provides the user terminal 400.

In such a catalog page generation processing, based on the information stored in the catalog information storage unit 220, for generating a catalog page, the user, from the exhibition page of different markets, to obtain rates for information of the same item quickly be able to.
In addition, in such a catalog page generation process, the lowest price of the market for the products depending on whether or not a new market, in order to generate a different catalog page, is possible to provide a more easy to understand catalog page for the user it can.

Next, a description will be given catalog information update processing shown in FIG. The catalog information update processing, for example, by the detecting unit 234 is started when the update of selling information in the database group 300 is detected. In other words, in each market, sell satisfied (including bid established etc.), exhibition canceled, and, due to the occurrence of a trigger requirements such as new exhibition, when the detecting unit 234 detects the update of selling information in the database group 300 It is started.
Incidentally, by the total catalog information registration process described above, the catalog information storage unit 220, it is assumed that the catalog information of each product is already registered.

First, sales support server 200, to identify the goods of the updated exhibition information (step S31).
For example, the detection unit 234, the sales system, not shown, at the point of sale satisfied, when exhibiting discontinued, and, on the basis of the data sent when a new exhibition, identifies the items of the updated commodity information.

Sales support server 200, search across exhibition information of the specified item from the database group 300 (step S32).
In other words, the search unit 231, new market database 301, secondhand market database 302, and, from the auction market database 303, search across exhibition information of the same product and product identified.

Sales support server 200, to select the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market (step S33).
That is, the selection unit 232, from among the retrieved commodity information, selects the selling information of Great in markets, respectively.

Sales support server 200, is registered in the catalog information storage unit 220 to update the catalog information of the product (step S34).
In other words, the registration unit 233, the number of exhibitions and the exhibition information of the retrieved items were aggregated for each market, and lowest price information that has been selected by the selection section 232 (exhibition information of the lowest price), and the product code of the product association re catalog information storage unit 220.

Such a catalog information update processing, about the product is one of the market, selling establishment (including a successful bid established, etc.), the exhibition stopped, and, if such as a new exhibition occurs, immediately, an exhibition from the database group 300 of the same product information is search, catalog information storage unit 220 (corresponding catalog information) is updated.
Therefore, even when there is a transition instruction from the user terminal 400 to the catalog page specified the item may be provided to generate a catalog page from the latest information.

(Other embodiments)
In the above embodiment, when the detecting unit 234 detects the update of selling information in the database group 300, there has been described a case where search exhibition information, without limited to updating of such commodity information, the database group 300 may be re-find the exhibition information from.
For example, from a database group 300, in the same market, if the low selling information most price is multiple searches, after a predetermined time has elapsed, it may be re-searches the commodity information.
Specifically, the selection unit 232, most if price low selling information is multiple search, after selecting the one commodity information from among the exhibition information, products indicated in the selling information, and, search to set the reservation information including the reservation time for carrying out.
Then, the search unit 231, the reservation time of the reservation information has elapsed, for items of reservation information, to search the listing information from the database group 300.
Incidentally, after search, selection unit 232, it may select one exhibition information from the exhibition information except the selling information previously selected.

In the above embodiment has been described as an example of suitable sales support system sales site of goods, other than such product, it can be properly applied to sales site such services insurance.

As described above, provided according to the present invention, from the exhibition page of different markets, sales support server capable of obtaining the lowest price information of the same item quickly, catalog page providing method, recording medium, and a program can do.

100 sales support system 200 sales support server 210 receiving unit 220 catalog information storage unit 230 control unit 231 search unit 232 selecting unit 233 registering unit 234 detecting unit 235 reading unit 236 determination unit 237 generator 240 providing unit 300 database group 301 new market database 302 secondhand market database 303 auction market database 400 user terminal 500 information processing device 501 CPU
502 ROM
503 RAM
504 NIC
505 image processing unit 506 audio processing unit 507 DVD-ROM drive 508 interface 509 external memory 510 controller 511 monitors 512 the speaker 900 the Internet

Claims (8)

  1. New markets, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, the search unit to search across the exhibition information of the same product,
    From among the retrieved commodity information selection unit that selects the selling information of Great in each market respectively,
    Storage unit for the exhibition information said selected and stored in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
    Receiving unit that receives a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, from the terminal,
    Said for the specified items, the reading unit to read the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
    In accordance with the read-out exhibition information, the determination unit to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
    (A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
    (B) wherein when the determined market is not a new market, generator for generating a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
    Providing unit for providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
    Sales support server, characterized in that it comprises a.
  2. A sales support server according to claim 1,
    At each market sales establishment, exhibition canceled, and, due to the occurrence of a trigger requirements including new exhibition, further comprising a detector for detecting an update of selling information in the database group,
    The search unit, when updating of the selling information by the detecting unit is detected, the exhibition information of the exhibition information update is detected and the same product, to search from the database group,
    Sales support server, characterized in that.
  3. A sales support server according to claim 1,
    The selection unit, when the exhibition information of the lowest price in the same market by the searching unit has a plurality of search, selects one commodity information at a predetermined selection method from among the plurality of commodity information,
    Sales support server, characterized in that.
  4. A sales support server according to claim 3,
    The selection unit, after selecting the one commodity information from a plurality of exhibition information the search, items indicated in the selling information, and sets the reservation information including the reservation time for performing the search again ,
    The search unit, when reservation time contained in the reservation information arrives, the exhibition information of the product contained in the reservation information, to search from the database group,
    Sales support server, characterized in that.
  5. A sales support server according to claim 1,
    Catalog page that the generating unit is generated, the first includes a first page containing the the lowest price simple information of the lowest price details of the new market and the secondhand market and the auction market, the lowest price detailed information of each market and two of the page, and can be switched depending on the tab operation,
    The generating unit,
    (C) if the determination unit to the determined market is new market generates a catalog page with the first page as the initial state,
    (D) if the determination unit to the determined market is not a new market, and generates a catalog page of the second page was the initial state,
    Sales support server, characterized in that.
  6. A catalog page provides a method of sales support server performs,
    Search step the sales support server, a new market, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, to cross-search the exhibition information of the same product,
    Select step the sales support server, from among the retrieved exhibition information, to select the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market, respectively,
    Registration step wherein the sales support server, the selling information said selected registers in a predetermined storage unit in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
    The sales support server, a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, accepting step of accepting from the terminal,
    The sales support server, for the designated goods, reading step of reading the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
    Determining step the sales support server, in accordance with the read-out exhibition information, to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
    The sales support server,
    (A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
    (B) generating step the discriminated market if not new markets, and generates a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
    Providing step said sales support server, providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
    Catalog page providing method characterized by comprising a.
  7. The computer,
    New markets, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, the search unit to search across the exhibition information of the same product,
    From among the retrieved commodity information selection unit that selects the selling information of Great in each market respectively,
    Storage unit for the exhibition information said selected and stored in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
    Receiving unit that receives a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, from the terminal,
    Said for the specified items, the reading unit to read the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
    In accordance with the read-out exhibition information, the determination unit to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
    (A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
    (B) wherein when the determined market is not a new market, generator for generating a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
    Providing unit for providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
    Computer readable recording medium recording a program for causing to function as.
  8. The computer,
    New markets, secondhand market, and, from the database group that manages the goods which have been exhibited in the auction market, the search unit to search across the exhibition information of the same product,
    From among the retrieved commodity information selection unit that selects the selling information of Great in each market respectively,
    Storage unit for the exhibition information said selected and stored in association with the identification code for identifying the goods,
    Receiving unit that receives a request for browsing the catalog pages that have been requested to specify the goods, from the terminal,
    Said for the specified items, the reading unit to read the exhibition information of the lowest price in each market from the storage unit,
    In accordance with the read-out exhibition information, the determination unit to determine the lowest price of the market in the designated goods,
    (A) If the determination has been market is a new market, and low prices detailed information was withdrawn at least price and item description from the exhibitor information of the read out new market, the read out secondhand market and auction generates a catalog page that contains the lowest price simple information at least the price of the withdrawn respectively from the exhibitor information of the market,
    (B) wherein when the determined market is not a new market, generator for generating a catalog page containing rates for detailed information extracted respectively at least price and item description from selling information in each market the read out,
    Providing unit for providing the catalog pages the generated to the terminal,
    Program for causing to function as.
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