Google Product Search today, borrowed the features from Boutiques.com and Likes.com.
Burak Gokturk, Like.com Co-Founder and member of the Google Commerce team todya in a blog post said as “we continue to integrate technology and lessons learned from Boutiques.com into Google Product Search, we’ll be redirecting shoppers from Boutiques.com to Google Product Search.
“The former Like.com team, alongside the Google Product Search team, will drive new ideas for apparel shopping through one unified product.”
Adding, “If you’re a user of Boutiques.com and other Like.com websites, you’ll soon receive an email with instructions for saving your data before those websites are transitioned on October 14,” stated Gokturk.
The is the first thing you’ll probably notice — a new look and feel is designed to inspire and facilitate easy, enjoyable browsing and shopping.
Better Ways to Shop, Starting with Dresses (See Pic 1 below)
“By increasing the size of each image, simplifying much of the text around the images, and lightening the text color, we’ve emphasized the more visual aspects of apparel shopping,” said Gokturk.
Also, integrated the most popular search refinements from Boutiques. Using the same innovathttp://htmlcompressor.com/compressor.html#resultive machine learning and computer vision technologies we developed for Boutiques, you can now browse dress collections that match the color, silhouette and genre you desire.
Explore visually similar styles (See Pic 2 under)
Now, you can explore similar styles and discover new designers by clicking on that dress and viewing dozens of visually similar ones. “We think you’ll find this fun –and addictive!– and we hope it brings that element of surprise and discovery we all love with brick-and-mortar shopping to the online shopping experience,” added Gokturk.