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Google Small Image Warning

Merchants need to be aware of a new warning within Google Merchant centres for small images.

From September 1st specific images will need to have a minimum size in order to be loaded or products will become disapproved on Google. Continue reading

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Google GTIN Update 2

As from Monday 16th May Google’s new GTIN requirement will come into force. If you haven’t read previous blogs (or received an email from Google) about the change it means all merchants must supply GTINs for all products where they … Continue reading

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Google GTIN Update

Following our last blog announcing Google’s GTIN requirement on branded products we have an update for clients seeing warnings on “GTIN does not belong to this brand”. Continue reading

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Google PLA Ranking – ‘Top’ and ‘Best’ products

Google have now launched their test that results in PLAs being ranked when customer’s google searches include the words ‘Top’ or ‘Best. The ranking works by products being selected by their user rating on Google. From there these ‘top’ products … Continue reading

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Google Condition Suspension Warnings

We have now seen the first suspension warning for incorrect condition – in other words a difference between the value submitted on a product submission and that stated on the merchant website. Your source feed needs to state the correct … Continue reading

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Google Colour Policy – Change to ‘Multi’

Google have now implemented its stricter policy on colour names in February 2016. “Multi“, “Multi Colour“, “Multi-Colour“ and other similar variants are not a permitted value for a colour, and will now trigger warnings in your Google Merchant Centre account. Continue reading

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Item Requires A GTIN

From this month (mid February 2016), merchants will see a new warning error in their Google Merchant Centres, namely “item requires a gtin”. At this time, these are just warnings However, by the 16th May 2016 all merchants must supply … Continue reading

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GTIN Error Warnings

Google are now tightening up on GTINs (EAN or UPC values) within merchants’ product feeds and recognising when they are not associated with the brand specified or are not usable on a global basis. Continue reading

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Mobile Search Out Performs Desktop

Over the past year Merchants using Google Shopping will have noticed their stricter rules on all things mobile. This is for good reason. In a recent communication from Google they stated that mobile shopping related searches had ‘surpassed desktop, signalling … Continue reading

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Feed Manager Error Reports Update 1

You may have seen that the errors displayed in our daily reports increased over the last few days, specifically overlong title and description warnings.

These errors are not new to your accounts but these types of error have recently been added into our reports to ensure that clients see all the data quality issues that we can see on importing source data files. Continue reading

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