- Tram Ho
On e-commerce sites, many buyers have encountered the situation of “virtual sale” – the seller raised the original price and then labeled the sale, or buy it only to find out later that it sells cheaper If you do not want to fall into one of the two cases above, you can try “trust” BeeCost – Online shopping assistant.
According to the developer ad, this is a utility that helps shopaholic to discover virtual sales – genuine sales, compare prices between stores and many other support features. In a time when family members are shopping like they are now, these are especially useful features. So the actual effect of these features will be like, let’s verify with Webuy!
BeeCost web version
You can experience shopping with BeeCost assistant web version
The web version applies to 3 e-commerce sites: Shopee, Tiki and Sendo and includes only 3 features: product search, flash sale filter, genuine virtual-sale sale detection.
Products will be checked, evaluated, classified and labeled by BeeCost “Virtual Sale – Good Sale – Fair”.
BeeCost extension version on Chrome and Coccoc
You can visit https://www.beecost.com/ to download and install the BeeCost utility (the extension is compatible with Chromium source browsers). Compact utility, fast installation and completely free. Webuy successfully installed on Coccoc.
After installation, the BeeCost icon will appear in the top right corner of the address bar.
This icon will be a shortcut that takes you to the “Home page, Flash Sale, Shopping cart, Discount code” sections on Shopee, Lazada, Tiki, Sendo pages (FPT Shop only has links to the Home page and the Basket. line).
You can login to BeeCost with your Gmail, Facebook or Zalo account. After logging in, you will receive a referral code to receive gifts of BeeCost: 1 IELTS VIP account or VIP code account using Money Lover financial management app. The thing is, you have to introduce the code to another friend so both of you can use the code.
Click on “IELTS Study VIP Account” or “Money Lover VIP Code” to get a referral code or enter the introduced code to receive gifts.
After logging in BeeCost, every time you visit the Sendo, Tiki or Shopee sites, you will see a BeeCost bee appear in the bottom left corner of the screen. This assistant will accompany you during the purchase process, sometimes providing information on discount codes for you. An interesting point about this bee is its funny, youthful and “polite” speech style.
You can … back to the assistant if you do not want to see “dancing noti” luxuriant lum.
According to the ad, you can track product prices on Lazada, Shopee and Sendo from time to time to check whether the product is virtual or real sale.
However, in the latest extension (updated on December 21, 2019), this feature only appears in Shopee and Sendo.
A feedback from BeeCost users about the lack of features on Lazada since April. Even, Webuy did not see the BeeCost bee appear when accessing Lazada.
Historical price chart of products and features “Price tracking”, “Notify when prices fall”.
Next to the product history chart is the “Review price” box. This framework will analyze and evaluate the chart, then make a decision on whether the product is worth buying or not. Consumers can
Particularly at Shopee, BeeCost also provides features to compare product prices of different stores and reviews about the shop.
The product price comparison feature of different stores makes it easier for buyers to choose.
Shop is rated reputation based on 6 different criteria. In addition, BeeCost also compares the indexes between the shops to get the most fair review.
Another feature of BeeCost that is quite attractive is automatically searching for discount codes when you order products. According to the developer announcement, this feature applies to Tiki, Sendo and Lazada. But as of now, Webuy has only seen discount codes appear on Sendo.
Beecost automatically searches for discount codes when you order products on Sendo
In the latest version (updated on December 21, 2019), BeeCost has the feature of Find good price products on Youtube, Google, Facebook. However, it seems that this feature is only in the stage of … announcement but not yet in use.
BeeCost Mobile version
In addition to the PC version, BeeCost also has a mobile version for Android devices. You can login using your Google or Facebook account.
The interface of the BeeCost app on your phone. Currently, the app has features of price history and price waiting, flash sale detection, real-sale virtual sale detection on Tiki, Sendo, Shopee.
To view the price history and wait for the price, simply copy the product link from the e-commerce sites into the search box of the BeeCost app.
Overall, Webuy found that BeeCost has the following advantages and disadvantages:
– Ability to detect virtual sale, genuine sale on some e-commerce sites.
– Provide price history, analysis of product price fluctuations to advise users.
– Ability to compare prices between stores; Subscribe, update prices and notify when prices fall.
– Lightweight, easy to install and use.
– The features are not uniform coverage on e-commerce sites. In particular, the features are not available on FPTShop and almost do not appear on Lazada.
– New feature “Finding good price products on Youtube, Google, Facebook” is only in the stage of … announcement.
– Mobile version only applicable to Android operating systems.
Although still quite a number of disadvantages, in return, BeeCost owns 3 features “Detect virtual sale – genuine sale”, “Provide price history” and “Wait for prices” can be considered useful for users. Among e-commerce sites, BeeCost currently works best on Sendo, Tiki and Shopee. Hopefully, in the next updates, BeeCost will evenly distribute the features on the e-commerce sites instead of being scattered a little as at present.
Source : Trí Thức Trẻ