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More Brands Now Mandatory for GTIN on Google Shopping

Over the last week, Google moved the status of several “This Brand requires a GTIN” warnings from amber to outright disapproval. You may have noticed an increase in your daily error reports from us as a result of this action. … Continue reading

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Clothing & Accessories Product Attributes

As our clients will be aware Feed Manager has data quality and compliance at the heart of everything we do.  We have always encouraged clients to investigate and cleanse records which we know will be unsuitable or be disapproved from … Continue reading

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More Google Shopping Countries

Google has recently announced that its Shopping platform will soon be available in additional countries – such as Ireland and New Zealand – which of course have the advantage of being English speaking. Other countries are part of this Beta … Continue reading

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Small Images Update #2

Our last article on small images related to Google image requirements and the reports we generate to address these. We also advised that any images which did not meet the  criteria for Google Shopping would not be processed. The blog … Continue reading

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Small Images Update

Earlier this month (August 2016) we wrote out to confirm our new image size compliance tests for Google minimum sizes are in place and working across client accounts. From September 1st Google will disapprove images within Shopping where product image … Continue reading

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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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Fruugo and Rakuten – No GTIN, No Export.

We have now implemented changes on the Feed Manager system ahead of the April 29th deadline for Fruugos GTIN requirement.

From the beginning of this month any products uploaded without GTINs in your source feed shall not be input to Fruugo AND Rakuten feeds. 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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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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Google Advert Disapprovals

This week Google released an article summarising their continued battle with fraudulent and misleading advertising. They now have a ‘global team of 1,000+ people dedicated’ to this and last year alone saw them disable ‘more than 180 million ads’ for violating policies. Continue reading

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