Google Catalogs launches on the web as part of Google Shopping

Google announced on the Google Commerce blog today that it is finally bringing the previously tablet-only Google Catalogs shopping experience to the web. The catalogs will now be available to browse through any web browser as part of Google Shopping, and they will feature the same collection of issues from partners such as Eddie Bauer, J.Crew, and Williams Sonoma. To visit Google Catalogs on the web, go to www.google.com/shopping/catalogs

Once you find a catalog you like, click on the issue to open the catalog viewer where you can flip through catalog pages and zoom in to see products up close. To view information about specific products, roll your mouse over the page and click the tag for the product you’re interested in. This opens a box with more information, additional views, and price. Clicking ‘View Details’ takes you directly to the retailer’s site to learn more or make a purchase.

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Google releases new Product Search, to enhance shopping experience

As noted by Search Engine Land, Google has released a new Product Search page — that actually looks pretty good. The main part of the website is dominated by an oversized image that lists promoted products. Besides the promoted products, the search functionality looks fairly familiar and lists prices and stores to buy from.

The new Product Search is taking the place of Google’s recently released Boutique. Google will be closing Boutique October 12th, and will redirect it to the new Product Search. Google also has implemented a new dress search category (seen after the break) that lets you to select color, price, and brand.

Looks stylish, Google.

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