360fly VR Camera Gets 4K Upgrade And Retail Release

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Office Depot Acquires CompuCom — Is The Third Time The Charm For Retail Diving Into IT Services?

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Office Depot announced the $1 billion acquisition of CompuCom yesterday, which is a strong pivot into IT services for the 31-year-old retailer. As Yogi Berra said, “It’s déjà vu all over again.”

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VR Heat Map Analytics Could Be Next Big Thing For Designers & Retailers

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From architecture and retail, to interior design and construction, the potential use-case scenarios for this detailed heat map information is virtually limitless. Imagine a retail store using VR to see which displays are best at garnering the most customer attention. The post VR Heat Map Analytics Could Be Next Big Thing For Designers & Retailers appeared first on VRScout. Yulio’s “gaze-tracking” technology shows businesses exactly where a user’s attention lies.

Oculus Retail Partner Potentially Leaks Touch Price And Date

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HTC Vive Now in Stock at UK’s Biggest Game Retailer

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PlayStation VR Accessories Hit Major Online Retailers

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Attention : Pre-order release dates for PSVR accessories are different across each retailer. Amazon is so far releasing all accessories pre-orders in late October, while other retailers may release earlier.

PlayStation VR Demos Coming to Hundreds of US Retailers

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When it comes to virtual reality, you really do have to ‘see it to believe it’, so Sony is joining the ranks of HTC and Oculus in opening demo spaces for their VR headset to retailers nationwide.

Paint maker helps retailers design store layouts in VR

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where retailers can can experiment with different store layouts. Amsterdam-based paint company AkzoNobel has opened a virtual reality customer center in Slough, U.K.,

Oculus Rift Arrives at UK Retail Stores; Touch Price Revealed

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But up until now, the Oculus Rift hasn’t seen the same retail distribution internationally. Now the Oculus rift is finally available at select retail stores in the UK, where you can find a headset at John Lewis, Curry’s PC World, Game, and Harrods for £550.

‘Thread Studio’ For HTC Vive Lets You Design Clothes Then Sell Them

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HTC Vive Goes Retail

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Now the HTC Vive appears at retail. The Vive retails for $799 which is the same as the price direct from HTC. First, Oculus Rift appeared in small numbers at Amazon and Best Buy but was quickly snapped up. Micro Center first had ten available in their California store in Orange County.

Half Of Online Retail Spending Came From Marketplaces In 2016

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Marketplaces are taking an growing share of B2C online retail sales: Half of B2C online retail spend came from marketplaces in 2016.

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Samsung’s Gear 360 Finally Comes To More Retailers This Week

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The electronics giant has this week announced that its Gear 360 panoramic camera is now on sale at retailers around the US including AT&T, Best Buy, Sprint, U.S.

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Digital Store Technologies Take the Stage For Both Customer and Associate Experience.

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Digital retail theater is becoming reality for consumers as retailers rush to find ways of attracting and retaining store customers. What is digital retail theater?

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Amazon May Look to VR to Enhance Shopping Experience, Job Ad Indicates

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A new job opening at a division of the online retail giant Amazon my indicate the firm is looking to immersive technology to enhance its shopping experience.

VR headsets hit retail shelves in Kenya

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Virtual reality is now a global phenomena and devices are slowly becoming available to more retail shops — including here, in Nairobi, Kenya, where I am based.

Walmart Using Black Friday VR Simulator To Train Staff

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Walmart Academies have begun using various VR retail scenarios to educate new employees. Working in retail is anything but easy. Especially if you’re employed at one of the most popular multinational retailing corporations in the world.

HTC Vive to Hit 100 US Stores, Orders Now Ship in 72 Hours Worldwide

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HTC has announced that it’s first VR headset, the SteamVR powered Vive, is to appear at 100 retail locations from this month and for those ordering online, they’re promising to ship to you within 72 hours wherever you are in the world.

AR Menus Are Changing The Way We Order Food

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News 3D Models Android Augmented Reality Food KabaQ Retail SketchfabKabaQ makes choosing your meal easier than ever with 3D rendered digital previews. Have you ever ordered something off a menu thinking you’d love it, only to receive your meal and discover it’s nothing like you imagined?

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Amazon Blends Digital and Physical Experiences At Their New Book Store

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While Amazon has much to learn about retail from the brick and mortar giants, physical stores can learn a lot from how Amazon is successfully bringing the digital experience into the […].

UK Retailer Game Now Offering HTC Vive On Monthly Payment Plans

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The UK’s Biggest Games Retailer Is Charging For PlayStation VR Demos (UPDATE)

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At the same time, the country’s biggest videogame retailer, GAME, is offering its own demonstrations, but for a price. “Retailers run in-store activity at their own discretion,” Sony told UploadVR. UPDATE: Comment from Sony and additional information added below.

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Adidas Unveils Boots With In-Store PlayStation VR Experience

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For the most part, in-store VR activations have made use of the Gear VR headset — a hardware option powered by a Samsung phone that not only has a small retail footprint but also utilizes a device that most staff already know how to navigate. News Adidas Fashion Playstation VR Retail

Waterslide Down Oxford Street In Topshop’s In-Store VR Experience

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The popular fashion retailer debuts a VR waterslide exhibit at flagship store in London. When it comes to recognizing the branding and promotional possibilities virtual reality can provide, British multinational retailer Topshop is no novice.

‘Tis The Season to VR

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November has just started and with it come the Christmas and Hanukkah decorations and displays across retail stores in the U.S. While VR hasn’t gone mainstream yet, we are nearing a tipping point and retail experts agree. News Holidays Retail

How to snag Oculus Rift at retail with Amazon, Microsoft and Best Buy

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Starting tomorrow, May 6th 9 AM PST you'll be able to purchase a new Oculus Rift headset from Amazon and Microsoft. On Saturday, you'll be able to buy from Best Buy.

VirZOOM to hit online retailers in July

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CAMBRIDGE — Virtual reality technology company VirZOOM Inc. announced early access product shipments globally to pre-order customers starting this month. The system includes the VirZOOM Bike Controller, the VirZOOM Arcade suite of VR exercise... News VirZOOM

ShelfZone offers VR store previews

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Press release: Invrsion Presents Shelfzone, The Virtual Reality Solution For Large-Scale Retail Trade And Consumer Package Goods Italian company creates virtual reality solutions for B2B using HTC Vive technology Milan – inVRsion, the Italian... News VR & AR inVRsion retail ShelfZon

Luxury Brands Must Act Or Be Digitally Disenfranchised From Savvy Luxury Consumers

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PlayStation VR Game Boxes Will Look Like This

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Sony’s PlayStation VR is coming on October 13, and it will probably be the biggest push virtual reality technology has had into traditional bricks and mortar retail outlets.

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like A Digital Holiday Season

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But they are certainly not the only retailer to depend a great deal on holiday spending. For European retailers to take full advantage of the holiday sales surge they must prepare their systems, processes and […].

Human + Machine: Forrester’s CXSF Forum, 10/19 – 10/20

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artificial intelligence (AI) customer experience customer experience strategy employee engagement financial services retail UncategorizedForrester’s CX team is putting the final touches on Human + Machine, our customer experience forum in San Francisco for 2017. This year we shine a spotlight on how AI can improve customer experience. That includes both how companies innovate with AI today, and the most exciting opportunities for tomorrow. We’re starting out with a case […].

Oculus Retail Partner Potentially Leaks Touch Price And.

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Oculus Retail Partner Potentially Leaks Touch Price And Date German retailer MediaMarkt has listed the anticipated position tracked controllers on its website.

Retail faces a new reality as AR and VR adoption swells via @TheDrum [link]

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HTC Vive Now Available from Amazon in the US

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And today, one of the biggest retail outlets online, Amazon.com, has announced they’ve started selling the HTC Vive in their US store. HTC Vive VR Hardware VR Headset htc vive at amazon htc vive price htc vive retail htc vive vr headset steamvr at amazon

The Data Digest: eCommerce May Be The Only Way To Challenge The Google/Facebook Duopoly

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advertising Amazon data insights digital marketing ecommerce media buying online retailAs will be no surprise to advertising industry watchers, the duopoly of Google and Facebook once again demonstrated its dominance of the ad market following the release of their Q2 2017 earnings results.

Google Debuts VR Tour of New York’s Famous Festive Store Windows

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News 360 Video Fashion Google RetailTake a virtual stroll past festive window displays and get swept up in all the holiday goodness. There are very few places more spectacular than New York City during the holidays.

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A Customer-Led Approach is Fundamental to The Integration of Worldpay and Vantiv

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B2C ecommerce business & IT alignment online retail retail PaymentsVantiv has the largest payments industry acquisition of 2017 ($10.4B) under its belt — now what? Integration is the trickiest part of any acquisition and comes after the dust settles and the deal is done. This crucial phase begins in earnest this week for Vantiv and Worldpay. To accelerate its business and achieve the full […].

eBay launches world’s first VR store

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EBay has launched the world’s first virtual reality store, in partnership with Australian retailer Myer. It works with all Google Cardboard devices, and the company is also giving away Shopticals, a branded headset made out... News eBay Myer retail

GeForce GTX 1070 and 1080 Shortage Until August?

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The ‘retail’ mission was the only option after availability from online e-tailers simply did not transpire. HTC Vive is available in 3 out of five Microsoft stores we’ve checked, while Oculus Rift availability was tied to Intel’s Retail Experience. Best Buy in West Hollywood didn’t had Intel Retail Experience and there was no Rift, but the story changed in other stores.