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Google's Head of Shopping Says Company Has No Plans to Become a Retailer

December 20, 2012
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If you've visited Google Shopping recently, you might confuse the search giant for a retailer. Despite the visual cues, said Sameer Samat, Google Shopping's vice president of product management, in an interview with AllThingsD, the company has no aspirations to open a store. "We aren't planning on being a retailer," he said. "We don't view being a retailer right now as the right decision."


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