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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 Product Image Resizing

Since Google’s September updates we are seeing more automatic disapprovals of products which have non compliant image sizes. This is taken from Google’s published guidance on image sizes more “Submit the largest, highest resolution full-size image that you have for the … Continue reading

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Google Merchant Centre Assortment Report

Google now have a new feature within the Merchant Centre called the Google Assortment Report. You can find it on the left hand side menu when logged into your account. Continue reading

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Product Error Reports

We started publishing these reports to our clients from the beginning of September 2015, as a result of the revised Google Shopping requirements for products and categories. Based on feedback, this post will summarise answers to common questions, how we … Continue reading

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Google Shopping Change September 2015 Update 2

From today (07/08/2015) we have seen Google issuing warnings in UK Merchant Centres for the impending changes to products with designated brands lacking GTIN information. This means that they lack EAN (barcodes) for most product types in Europe or UPC in North America. See below. Continue reading

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Google Shopping Change – September 2015 Update #1

You may be aware that Google has recently published its revised feed policy which applies from 15 September 2015 Continue reading

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Importance Of Mobile Landing Pages

Since Google started to crawl mobile landing pages last April to check for accuracy, we have seen these errors change from warnings on merchant accounts to product disapprovals. Continue reading

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Change in Shipping Attributes – US Merchants Only

If you are using Google’s Merchant Center, please be aware that from April 6th 2015, your Google Shopping product data may need to include three new attributes. Continue reading

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Regional Shipping Costs

We recently encountered a problem with a client account concerning regional variations in stated delivery costs for Shipping. Continue reading

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