Launch of ReconBOB: Improves Your Amazon Shopping Experience


CHICAGO, IL—March 9, 2018– Announcing the launch of ReconBob, a free Google Chrome browser extension that improves how consumers shop on Amazon.com.

A recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report highlights the issues with counterfeits being sold by third-party sellers on Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Sears Marketplace, Newegg.com, and eBay.com. The dominant leader is Amazon. In 2017, 50% of units sold on Amazon were from third-party sellers. Who are these sellers?

ReconBob provides user with insights and transparency into Amazon’s third-party sellers and listings. No longer will consumers need to rely on a seller’s star rating system. ReconBob provides them with information from past customer experience and at times from the manufacturer.

“After spending five years building the best in class brand analytics and brand protection solutions for the most recognized brands, we realized that our technology and data-science could positively impact millions of people,” said Rob Dunkel, Founder and President of 3PM Solutions, owner of ReconBob. “We want to help consumers avoid buying counterfeit, expired or used products being listed as new on Amazon.com.”

There are millions of people that can benefit from using the extension. In September 30, 2017, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) analysis indicates that Amazon Prime now has 90 million US members. CIRP estimates that these shoppers spend on average $1,300 per year on Amazon.com.

ReconBob is free and is used to evaluate listings and third-party sellers for the following:

  • Price- Does the price come with a risk? Some third-party sellers create fraudulent listings to deceive consumers with higher prices.
  • Product Quality- Does the third-party seller have a history of selling counterfeit, expired or used products listed as new?
  • Shipping -Have other customers received packages on a timely basis?

The extension can be found on reconbob.com or in Google’s Chrome store under ReconBob. The download is easy to install and the insights will automatically appear in the users browser when they shop on Amazon.com. 3PM Solutions takes privacy seriously and all users are anonymous.

About 3PM Solutions

3PM Solutions provides online brand-analytics and brand protection at the manufacturer and consumer level. 3PM is focused on e-commerce marketplace websites like Amazon, eBay and Walmart. Marketplaces have impacted the manufacturer and consumer relationship by allowing unregulated third-party sellers direct access to their customers. 3PM provides solutions to put the manufacture and consumer in control. 3PM’s cloud-based platform is trusted by many of the most recognized brands. 3PM owns a browser extension called ReconBob.