Google Catalogs, that provide shoppers a rich, new way to browse and explore their favorite catalogs on a tablet device now has over 300 retail brands --today gets a new feature enabling shoppers to browse the entire catalog inventory on the web through Google Shopping.
In a blog post announcing the new feature, Google explains, to start shopping, visit www.google.com/shopping/catalogs, and from here, you can browse "editor's weekly picks and see what's new in the 'Latest catalogs' section."
"Click 'Brands' to view an alphabetical list of catalogs, or select 'Categories' to browse over 25 catalog categories, including Women's Fashion & Apparel, Home, Kids & Baby, Outdoor Adventure, Toys, and many more."
Once you find a catalog you like, "click on the issue to open the catalog viewer where you can flip through catalog pages and zoom in to see products up close."
To view information about specific products, "roll your mouse over the page and click the tag for the product you're interested in. This opens a box with more information, additional views, and price. Clicking 'View Details' takes you directly to the retailer's site to learn more or make a purchase," explains Abigail Holtz, Business Product Manager, Google Shopping.
You can also browse a selection of the latest catalogs in the 'Featured Catalogs' section on the Google Shopping home page.