GoodRelations - The Web Vocabulary for E-Commerce

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GoodRelations is a standardized vocabulary for product, price, and company data that can (1) be embedded into existing static and dynamic Web pages and that (2) can be processed by other computers. This increases the visibility of your products and services in the latest generation of search engines, recommender systems, and other novel applications.

[goodrelations] GoodRelations in the wild

Martin Hepp (UniBW) martin.hepp at
Fri Jul 24 08:29:47 CEST 2009

Hi Pablo,

thanks for your mail and interest!

Pablo Mendes wrote:
 > I have been following the developments with GoodRelations and thought
it could be a cute use case for a tool we'd like to demo.
 >Would you have pointers to examples of GoodRelations in the wild? Are
there any real products been offered out there that are annotated with
GoodRelations already?

Yes, lots ....

The most interesting one are

1. BestBuy has already released details on ALL 1000+ stores in the US
using GoodRelations


or simply query

2. BestBuy is about to release 450,000 item descriptions shortly
Preview at


3. There are more than 45 k Business Entities and 1 Million
(lightweight) product makes and models in

4. There is model data about the 500 most relevant camcorders at

5. For demos on using 3. and 4., see

6. There are now recipes for Yahoo or Google at

7. A random set of detailed descriptions created using the GoodRelations
http://www​.jarltech.​de/semanti​cweb.rdf (demo data only)



martin hepp
e-business & web science research group
universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen

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Check out the GoodRelations vocabulary for E-Commerce on the Web of Data!


Talk at the Semantic Technology Conference 2009:
"Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: The GoodRelations Ontology"

Tool for registering your business:

Overview article on Semantic Universe:

Project page and resources for developers:

Tutorial materials:
Tutorial at ESWC 2009: The Web of Data for E-Commerce in One Day: A
Hands-on Introduction to the GoodRelations Ontology, RDFa, and Yahoo!

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