Google to help online shopping purchases from Walmart, Target

Can Google’s might stand up to Amazon’s shopping power?

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“In the great retail war of our time that pits Amazon against every other major retailer, a new shopping initiative from Google could tip the scales back in favor of big box stores.

On Monday, Google announced a new program called Shopping Actions. Under the initiative, when Google users search with the phrase “Where can I buy ,” Google will serve product listings from mega-retailers including Walmart, Target, Costco, and more. Customers can either directly buy….”

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