Google Shopping lets merchants list products for free

Google will stop charging merchants a fee to list products on its Google Shopping search pages as the coronavirus pandemic makes e-commerce a vital sales channel for retailers forced to close their brick-and-mortar stores, the search giant announced in a blog post Tuesday.
Starting next week, search results on the Google Shopping tab will mostly show free listings from merchants, even those that don’t advertise on Google’s search platform. The change will give online retailers free exposure to millions of people who use Google for shopping-related searches. Read more…