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Social commerce examples: 3 ways augmented reality is the future of sales

The rise in daily social media usage shows no sign of slowing down. In 2012, online users spent an average of 90 minutes on social media. Fast forward to 2020, and on average, we now dedicate 145 minutes to social media apps each day. Depending on who you ask, that may or may not sound...

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Augmented reality cosmetics: 6 experiences to inspire you

As demonstrated by brands such as Sephora, Nordstrom, and Macy’s, augmented reality is quickly gaining traction in the beauty industry. While many beauty companies adopted AR during the pandemic for hygiene and safety reasons, many others are likely to continue experimenting with the technology even when things return to normal.  However, it’s not just makeup...

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Augmented reality fashion: 4 ways it’s influencing people’s wardrobes

According to recent statistics, customers are buying more clothes online than ever. However, for retailers, increased sales don’t always translate into sustainable top-line growth. One reason for that is that online clothes shopping has a big problem: returns. Research shows that e-commerce apparel returns can range anywhere between 50% to 80% compared to in-store return...

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How augmented reality jewellery can supercharge sales for brands

Augmented reality (AR), a technology based on enhancing the real-world environment with computer-generated elements, is quickly gaining traction across many industries, including retail. From makeup to furniture to eyeglasses, many brands are already empowering their customers with the ability to experience products through AR and 3D modelling before they make a purchase. The reason why...

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Augmented reality restaurant experiences: 5 examples

In the UK and in many other countries, restaurants are beginning to reopen, but many still feel a little wary of dining indoors. It’s important, now more than ever, that food service businesses send the message that they are taking customer safety seriously. One way they can do this, while at the same time standing...

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Snapchat AR: how brands can create their own branded lenses

With more U.S. users than Twitter and TikTok combined, and a 22% year-over-year gain in 2020, Snapchat offers a unique opportunity for brands looking to make their mark in the field of social commerce. Fortunately, the platform’s innovative AR features make it easy to set up a custom branded Snapchat campaign.  Snapchat’s 280 million daily...