New in Google PLAs: “Special Offers” filter & an ad that links to a new Shopping page layout

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Google is constantly testing and iterating on how it displays product listing ads. The team at CommerceHub spotted two new variations this week. In one, a “with Special Offers” filter option appears in a product card unit. In another, a single product listing ad links to a landing page on Google Shopping that’s formatted like an expanded…






Walmart is turning its shopping carts into robots that follow you

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Robots are slowly altering the component of the shopping experience we as customers don’t ever see. I’m talking about in the storage space stockrooms, the order picking, and at some point even transportation. There’s no much better instance of this compared to Amazon.com’s purchase of robotics manufacturer Kiva. Walmart is likewise accepting robotics behind the…