Target Expands Google Express Offer Nationwide to Counter Amazon

Target Corp., looking to keep pace with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Inc., is expanding its pact with Google’s shopping service to the entire U.S. and will soon add voice-activated smartphone purchases.

The nationwide home-delivery service broadens an offering that’s been available in New York City and California for the past few years. Soon, shoppers will also be able to buy Target goods like Cat & Jack kids’ apparel and Archer Farms food by voice over some Android and Apple phones.