Target Corp. said Thursday that consumers can now shop from Target using their voice and the Google Home device. Next year, shoppers will be able to link their Target website and Google accounts in order to store their favorite items. Target is also selling through Google Express across the continental U.S., with items from a shopper’s local store available for home delivery. Beginning next year, RedCard holders will be able to get 5% off most purchases and free shipping, or purchases can be made available for pickup within two hours. Target shares are up almost 18% for the last three months, but down about 17% for the year so far. The S&P 500 index is up 14% for 2017 to date.
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