Unformatted text preview: could wait for demand to materialize, such as grocery staples. Grocery items were still launched, but customers would have to shop twice – once online and again at the store. 4. Expedia announced “Hotel Price Matcher” and “Flight Price Matcher” services. They only focused on travel with flights, hotels, cars, vacations, and cruises. Other competition includes Cheaptickets, Travelocity, and Preview Travel. Priceline actually filed a lawsuit against Expedia, but Expedia showed that its services were differentiated from Priceline’s services. One thing Expedia does is that if a customer name a price higher than the published rate, they charge the customer the lower rate, which is something that makes them a huge competitor for Priceline....
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