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2012 Best of Citysearch Shopping Winners Revealed

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

2012 Best of Citysearch Shopping Winners Revealed13:00 EST Wednesday, December 12, 2012Thousands of Users Cast Their Votes on Web and MobileWEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Citysearch, the leading online local guide and an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced the 2012 Best of Citysearch winners in the shopping category. Citysearch users voted for their favorites in different categories depending on their market, including best vintage shop, menswear, kids' shop, high-end boutique, home decor, consignment store, jewelry, shoes and more, in 10 top cities nationwide.Citysearch unveiled a more visual and more informed Best of Citysearch experience this year with built in responsive design. Nominees are selected by Citysearch Scouts, in-the-know experts in each major city -- from food writers and culture bloggers to civic experts -- who provide Citysearch users with ongoing informed recommendations and content. The new Best of Citysearch also includes more visual and written content about each nominee including why they were selected, allowing users to easily find, consider and weigh-in on the best local businesses in their area. "For the first time we enabled our users to vote via their mobile device on the places they'd most recommend in their city, offering a more flexible and convenient way to make their voices heard," said Kara Nortman, senior vice president of consumer businesses at CityGrid Media.  "With nominees selected by our expert Scouts and thousands of votes cast, this year's list is truly an insider's shopping guide to what's hot in your city."2012 Best of Citysearch Shopping winners can be viewed at http://blogs.citysearch.com/best-of-citysearch-2012-shopping-winners/.  For more information visit Best of Citysearch.About CitysearchCitysearch is the leading online local guide that enables consumers to stay connected with access to neighborhood restaurants, bars, shopping, beauty and professional services across every zipcode in the US. When you are on the road, Citysearch offers mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android and Palm. Citysearch is a property of CityGrid Media, the online media company that connects web and mobile publishers with local advertising organizations by linking them through CityGrid®, its local content and advertising network. CityGrid Media is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI). For more information, visit www.citysearch.com.CONTACT: Brandi Willard, +1-310-360-4602, Brandi.Willard@citygridmedia.comSOURCE Citysearch