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This paper describes a framwork for mobile commerce which follows five principles: 1) the omni-present availability of an agent-based system that can inform the user with relevant information when s/he access the application; 2) the system being pro-active in displaying relevant information; 3) location-aware, therefore modifying the information given to the shoppers based on the shopping context; 4) collaborative, allowing communication between friends; finally 5) customizable to the users’ needs.