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Walmart makes a big move in the Roblox metaverse — Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Walmart is launching two new immersive experiences on the Roblox metaverse platform: Walmart Land and Walmart’s Universe of Play. The former will bring fashion, style, beauty and entertainment items to the Roblox community of over 52 million daily users. The latter, meanwhile, is pitched as “the ultimate virtual toy destination in Roblox, just in time […]

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UK's top 5 cloud companies to work for

How many cloud-based apps or services do you use each day? Three to five maybe, or a few more if you combine your personal apps with platforms you use throughout the working day, or maybe it’s a few more if you consider social media and online shopping, not to mention dating and finance apps – […]

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5 Ways Brands Are Embracing the Metaverse Moment – Retail TouchPoints

You’ve likely seen the word “metaverse” splashed on news headlines, in research studies and, of course, in press releases. But do you know what the metaverse encompasses and, most of all, how your brand can embrace it to create fandom and reimagine customer experiences? There certainly is no cookie-cutter way to “venture into the metaverse.” […]

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Alibaba Leverages the Metaverse to Offer ‘Multi-Dimensional Interactions’ to Luxury Customers – Retail TouchPoints

With China set to become the world’s largest luxury market by 2025, Alibaba is intent on building out the immersive digital experience on its Tmall Luxury Pavilion to capture those consumers. As the luxury platform celebrates its fifth anniversary, Alibaba has introduced a host of new ways for customers to engage with luxury brands on […]

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The metaverse, cryptocurrency and NFTs set to revolutionise retail

BigCommerce has released its Global Consumer Report: Current and Future Shopping Trends, a consumer survey designed to give retailers insight into current and emerging trends shaping the way consumers buy from brands. According to the researchers, the metaverse, cryptocurrency and NFTs are poised to revolutionise commerce in some form or another, while personalised shopping experiences […]

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Nedbank enters the metaverse

Nedbank is to become the first African bank to enter the metaverse, buying 144 plots in yet-to-be-built Unbutuland to create a virtual financial services village. The Nedbank village has a focus on “customer value and services” and aims to contain numerous experiences ranging from virtual gaming to a sports lounge. The bank is joining other […]

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Alibaba’s Latest Web3 Project Proves A New Era Of Retail Is Officially Here | Jing Daily

What Happened: Interactive shopping is making waves across the Chinaverse once again. On September 14, Alibaba Group revealed that its marketing technology platform Alimama has plans to launch an immersive meta space called “Metaverse” (曼塔沃斯) for this year’s Double 11 festival. Within the digital establishment, consumers will be able to browse virtual shops and engage in […]

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From automation to the metaverse: What’s in store for retail and B2B

Josh Fischer In our rapidly changing digital economy, retailers and B2B ecommerce companies face many challenges, including maintaining inventory, intense online competition, and concerns with market uncertainty and rising inflation. Additionally, a leading challenge that is rarely discussed is employee recruitment, staffing, and retention. Digital technologies and cloud-based business management solutions will help merchants evolve […]

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Cloud Computing in Retail Banking Market Quality & Quantity Analysis | Amazon Web Services (AWS), Ellie Mae – Fighting Hawks Magazine

  Los Angeles, United States, North America including Q1-2022 analysis The report named, Global Cloud Computing in Retail Banking Market has been added to the archive of market research studies by JCMR. The industry experts and researchers have offered reliable and precise analysis of the Cloud Computing in Retail Banking in view of numerous aspects such as growth factors, challenges, limitations, […]

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Packaging that Stands Out in the Retail and Digital Environment

“To create packaging that stands out in all environments, the packaging, design, production and manufacturing teams must deeply understand each others’ work, and collaborate to share insights and solve problems. A product needs to be enticing at every touch point,” says Jason Shaw, VP, Oral Care Design, Procter & Gamble, a speaker at the marcus […]