Google recently announced it will allow other organizations to sell items on its Buy on Google platform without needing to pay a commission to sell on the platform. The commission-free test will be available to all United States sellers within the next few months. Additionally, companies will not have to reformat inventory to have it listed, and product information can be taken from a database.
Google will also allow third-party payment facilitation companies to handle payments on the Buy on Google platform, including PayPal and Shopify.
Google will additionally be adding a small business filter on its Shipping tab, along with other small business tools.
Google’s president of commerce, Bill Ready, made a statement in a blog related the test, "While we still have much work ahead of us, our goal is to make digital commerce more accessible for retailers of all sizes all around the world, giving consumers more choice and more ways to find the best products, stores, and prices.”
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