Also removed are links to Google My Business pages, making Google+ even less relevant than it has become of late. Instead of addresses and phone numbers you’ll now find store hours more prominently displayed in the Google local pack, along with warnings if a location is going to close soon. While this is a drastic reduction of local search listings, searchers can always click to expand the box and view more local listings — up to 20 per page. Google’s new local listings will be rolled out worldwide and are currently being seen in US, Europe, UK, Australia, South Africa and Canada. Get the full story at Search Engine Journal