Online shopping is on the rise—it’s fast and ships directly to your doorstep, sometimes overnight. But with online shopping, you miss the experience of going into a store and picking up items. Enter virtual reality shopping, which tries to give you the convenience of online shopping and the experience of being in a store. [Read More]
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Enter virtual reality shopping, which tries to give you the convenience of online shopping and the experience of being in a store.
In late 2016, China’s Alibaba launched Buy+, a virtual reality experience that could be accessed with a virtual reality headset.
AdvertisementTo use virtual reality shopping, you’ll need a virtual reality headset, which could range from a $10 Google Cardboard to hundreds of dollars for an Oculus Rift.
Big companies like Amazon are also working on adding virtual reality shopping in an attempt to increase sales.
Smaller companies like Gatsby, a startup that creates virtual reality stores, are also looking to create virtual reality shopping experiences.
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