shopping express Stories July 7, 2014

Re/code piece on Google’s Shopping Express service says that the company is investing $500M to expand the service beyond San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York City and roll it out nationally.

The service lets shoppers buy things from local retail stores through Google, which then delivers them to consumers from the physical retail store on the same or next day.

A source familiar with the company’s plans says senior Google execs have set aside as much as $500 million to expand the service nationwide …

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shopping express Stories November 14, 2013

Google Shopping Express for iPhone updated with loyalty cards, bug fixes, and more

Google updated its Shopping Express app for iPhone today with support for loyalty cards from “lots of stores,” and other improvements. Among the enhancements are a faster method of adding items to your shopping cart and the ability to zoom in on product photos.

The update also adds support for autocorrect in the search bar, which should help people who suck at typing (like me) find what they’re looking for much more easily. Of course, it wouldn’t be a proper app update without a miscellaneous collection of unnamed “bug fixes,” so that’s included as well.

The update is available for free on the iPhone App Store.

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