The year is 2020 and, as the extended quarantine due to COVID-19 confines consumers to their homes and beauty shops deemed non-essential close their doors, beauty brands are seeing their sales slump. Despite this, the demand for beauty products isn’t going anywhere; Google Trends reveals that Google searches for terms such as “makeup online store”
Augmented reality has been quickly gaining traction in the sports world. AR is being used across the board to improve broadcast coverage, enhance the fan experience, promote sports events and sponsors’ products and even train athletes. At this time, AR is particularly powerful for marketing use cases, due to the fact that there are currently
Speedo, the swimwear and swimming accessories brand and subsidiary of the British Pentland Group, recently announced the launch of a virtual try-on feature in three of their UK stores and on their website, which allows customers to visualise swimming goggles on their face before purchase. This augmented reality (AR) experience was developed in collaboration with
Augmented reality is improving the way the retail industry works dramatically. From virtual try-ons and fitting rooms to in-store AR experiences, retailers are rapidly adopting AR. They want to provide their customers with a more enjoyable shopping experience leading to an increase in sales.