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Google's Mobile Product Search Now Shows Real-Time Local Inventory

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Google just announced that the mobile version of Google Product Search can now tell you if a certain product is in stock at nearby stores. Currently, Google is only working with a handful of retailers, including Best Buy, Sears, Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and West Elm, but the company is actively...
Google's Mobile Product Search Now Shows Real-Time Local Inventory

One Kings Lane Stocks Up on Talent As Revenues are Projected to Hit $200 Million

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In an interview, One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack said the luxury home decor site is on target to hit $200 million in net revenues this year. Additionally, to fuel the company’s growth, it has plans to hire aggressively, and recently appointed four new high-level executives. “We want to be the most-visited premium...
One Kings Lane Stocks Up on Talent As Revenues are Projected to Hit $200 Million

In stock nearby? Look for the blue dots.

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(Cross-posted with the Google Merchant Blog)Vic Gundotra, VP of Engineering, demonstrated last December a preview version of Product Search for mobile with local inventory, which lets you see right in your search results whether items are in stock at nearby stores. We're happy to announce that as of today, if...
In stock nearby? Look for the blue dots.

Target Rolls Out Shopkick Integration Nationwide

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shopkick, the location-based shopping app backed by Greylock and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is having its biggest rollout yet — Target says it’s making the service available in its stores nationwide. Target was already announced as a shopkick partner, but until now, it was limited to testing integration in...
Target Rolls Out Shopkick Integration Nationwide

VC: There Are Three $50 Billion Companies That Should Buy Foursquare Right Now

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Foursquare, the New York-based startup with a mobile app that's lets you "check-in" from your location, just raised a bunch of debt in order to survive. Foursquare's problem is that "checking-in" seems to be something that tens of millions of people on the planet want to do, not hundreds of...
VC: There Are Three $50 Billion Companies That Should Buy Foursquare Right Now

How Brands Are Using Pinterest - And What They Can Do Better

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This year's hottest new online service is undoubtedly Pinterest, the "virtual pinboard" website. Once a social site becomes popular with consumers, brands soon follow. In 2011 brands flocked to Google+ when it became the hot new thing. Now, in 2012, brands are beginning to make their way onto Pinterest....
How Brands Are Using Pinterest - And What They Can Do Better

One Kings Lane Launches First Digital Catalog With Catalog Spree Partnership

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E-commerce startup One Kings Lane is one of the first flash sales sites to partner up with a digital catalog company – in its case, the startup is joining forces with Catalog Spree, which lets shoppers browse on both the iPad and web. This is also Catalog Spree’s first deal...
One Kings Lane Launches First Digital Catalog With Catalog Spree Partnership

RR Donnelly Invests $2.5M In CoffeeTable To Bring Retail Catalogs Into The Tablet Age

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RR Donnelly isn’t a name you see very often in TechCrunch, but companies don’t survive for nearly 150 years without having one eye trained on the future. With 2011 revenues at an estimated $10.6 billion, the company is one of the world’s largest commercial printers. The printing giant has been...
RR Donnelly Invests $2.5M In CoffeeTable To Bring Retail Catalogs Into The Tablet Age

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Facebook Restarts Test Of Pinterest-Style "Collections" Feature With 11 Retailers Like Fab And Etsy

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Facebook’s Pinteresque Collections feature began its second phase of testing today after debuting in October and disappearing 17 days later to be redesigned. Eleven retailers are now trying out sharing product photos and that users can Want, Save, Add, Collect or Wishlist, depending on the version of the test they...
Facebook Restarts Test Of Pinterest-Style "Collections" Feature With 11 Retailers Like Fab And Etsy

Facebook begins testing 'Collections' posts again with more retailers

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Facebook today began the second phase of testing a new “Collections” feature that lets pages post about their products and lets users save items they want, a spokesperson tells us. Collections posts are similar to photo albums but with more features specific to retailers. Collections include large images that users can...
Facebook begins testing 'Collections' posts again with more retailers

Google Adds Blue Dots to Product Search Results

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Just a quick update to inform you that if you’re using Google’s product search, whether on your computers or mobile devices such as iPhone or Android phones, you can now check whether a particular product is in stock on a store nearby. You can check out the product’s availability by...
Google Adds Blue Dots to Product Search Results
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?