Augmented reality shopping on the rise

| April 2, 2019

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Gartner believes that by next year, 100 million global consumers will shop in augmented reality (AR) online and in-store.The firm believes both AR and virtual reality (VR) have the potential to shake-up the customer experience by individualising retailers' offers and enabling customers to visualise products in different settings. The research and advisory company notes AR and VR will rely on 5G to change the customer experience inside and outside retail stores.

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