Google has updated announcement with news, that the company has acquired incentive targeting now and news is Google has acquired BufferBox, locker services for the people getting packages from online retailers.
TechCrunch says in the BufferBox blog:
“We are excited to announce that BufferBox has been acquired by Google!
We have been able to achieve more than we could have ever imagined since we started working on our idea a couple years ago, and the team couldn’t be more excited about the future. As online shopping becomes a bigger part of how you buy products, we look forward to playing a part in bringing that experience to the next level. We are happy to share that it will be business as usual for our users and we are looking forward to continuing to build out the service.
It has been an incredible journey and we’d like to thank everyone who has played such an important part in enabling us to make it this far. We couldn’t be happier to be able to continue building out our vision within Google.”
Also TechCrunch forward the following statement from a Google Spokespersion:
“We want to remove as much friction as possible from the shopping experience, while helping consumers save time and money, and we think the BufferBox team has a lot of great ideas around how to do that”
BufferBox allows the users to register for locker shipping address and have items shipped to it. You simply enter your shipping address for any online purchases you might want, then you and pickup your package whenever you want by using the PIN number, which has been sent by the company.
Previously Amazon Company, the biggest competitor for the Google has locker services. The lockers have been seen in grocery stores, drug stores and convenience stores like 7-Eleven. These stores are open 24 hours.