Retail Search Recap 8/13/2014

Retail search news

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Google News:

Below are the top stories in Google related news this week.

Search Engine Watch: Google Merchant Center Ads Shipping Tool

Last week, Google updated its Merchant Center to include a shipping configuration tool. Google’s latest addition enables retailers to more accurately represent costs during the Google Shopping experience and reduce cart abandonment from inaccurate shipping costs.

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Amazon News:

Below are the top stories in Amazon related news this week.

Marketing Land: Amazon Brings Same-Day Deliver To 6 More Cities

Starting this August, Amazon launched same-day delivery for customers in Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington DC. Amazon’s same-day deliver will cost Amazon Prime members $5.99 per item and non-Prime members a $9.98 fee plus $0.99 per additional item.

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Retail News:

Below are the top stories in retail related news this week.

Advertising Age: Wal-Mart Redesigns Website To Better Compete With Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores, the worlds largest retailer, has updated their website to be mobile friendly to compete with online rivals such as Amazon. Wal-Mart’s update also includes shopper personalization based on search history, previous orders and local store selection.

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Mobile News:

Below are the top stories in mobile related news this week.

Forbes: Square Merges Mobile Payments With Food Delivery

Last week Square announced it’s acquisition of Caviar, a food delivery service for high end restaurants. Caviar was purchased for $90 million and boasts a fleet of hundreds of food messengers who work as independent contractors.

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