You go grocery shopping once or twice a week, but before you make the trip to the supermarket, you meticulously compare the prices of products from different stores.

Sound  familiar? Well there’s an app that’s designed exactly for people like you.

Price Check allows you to scan the bar codes of almost any supermarket product and compare it with prices at competing stores.

How clever is that?!

So you can literally stand in Woolies (if you’re not one of those silly boycotters) and compare the price of that yummy roast chicken with a similar 'bargain' at Pick ‘n Pay or Checkers!

According to CEO Andre De Wet, 50% of consumers are spending more than half of their total shopping time researching products online or on their mobile devices.

 “Our mobile site gets in excess 100 000 visit per month. These numbers are growing, and what we’ve done is make it easy for even our least tech-savvy users to get the maximum benefit from their mobile devices. By keeping it simple and easy to navigate, we’ve brought comparison shopping to consumers, right in the store.”

I think it’s a pretty nifty idea, and useful too - especially if you’re on a tight budget.

PriceCheck’s app is available on Android, iOS, Blackberry and Samsung app stores.

Would you use this app?