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Retailers and suppliers are taking small steps to invest in the metaverse in Asia. Get up to speed with the developments through this article and our report here.

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As Uber Eats partners with bp in a global retail partnership and quick commerce pure play Getir raises another $768m, I round up the latest developments within quick commerce. bp and Uber sign global strategic partnership bp and Uber have signed a new global strategic convenience partnership. Together they plan to make more than 3,000 retail locations available on Uber Eats by 2025. The ...
Circle K, Lawson and AmPm are bringing virtual experiences to its customers. We share the key highlights and our view on some of the benefits. Our view Metaverse provide brands a platform to learn and create moments of engagement, e.g. opportunities for promotions and games within this new space. Content and conversations with consumers will be quite different from social media. Businesses ...
7-Eleven is testing a new payment solution at some of its stores in Japan. Not ‘just walk out’ technology, but a virtual touch screen The payment solution still requires shoppers to individually scan their items before paying. However, there is no LCD touchscreen. This has been replaced by a system developed by Toshiba called Digi POS that creates a virtual touchscreen, which projects in fr...


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