Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s tie-up with Google to enter the voice-enabled shopping race generally won plaudits on Wednesday — with some caveats.
As reported, Wal-Mart is partnering with Google to offer in September hundreds of thousands of products through Google Home’s Google Assistant. But while Wal-Mart has been aggressively asserting its omnichannel prowess to compete with Amazon, the Google hookup doesn’t approach the reach of Amazon’s Alexa-enabled device users, which reportedly number 12 million to 20 million, compared with Google Home’s 6 million to 10 million.
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“The name of the show is GP — giant pockets,” said Karl Lagerfeld pre-show, in his backstage meeting room at @Fendi to Bridget Foley. @Bellahadid was one of the many famous faces who graced the catwalk including @Gigihadid, @Adwoaaboah, and yes, even @Kendalljenner. #wwdfashion
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