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Take your first step into the metaverse 

A guide to metaverse by Muhamad Daud, EVP Engineering at Photon

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L’Oréal eyes NFTs and the metaverse

L’Oréal eyes NFTs and the metaverse

L’Oréal eyes NFTs and the metaverse, filing for 17 virtual goods-related trademarks.

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7 million people visits Nike’s metaverse store

7 million people visits Nike’s metaverse store

Nike claims that nearly 7 million people from around the world have visited Nikeland.

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CVS prepares to enter the metaverse

CVS prepares to enter the metaverse

If you’re wondering what healthcare might look like in the metaverse, keep an eye on CVS Health.

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Retail

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Coca-Cola HBC successfully relaunches B2B platform

Transforming an ordering platform into a holistic customer portal

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Gucci buys virtual land on the Sandbox, officially entering the metaverse

Gucci buys virtual land on the Sandbox, officially entering the metaverse

Gucci made its official entry into the metaverse by buying a virtual plot of land on the Sandbox, making it the latest among major fashion brands exploring the digital space of the future.

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The Nike metaverse store has been visited by 7 million people

The Nike metaverse store has been visited by 7 million people

Nike claims that nearly 7 million people from around the world have visited Nikeland.

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Dolce & Gabbana embrace the metaverse at Milan Fashion Week

Dolce & Gabbana embrace the metaverse at Milan Fashion Week

Designers defy ‘cancellation’ to stitch together real and virtual catwalks in fantasy runway show.

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FinServ

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JPMorgan looks at business opportunities in the metaverse

JPMorgan looks at business opportunities in the metaverse

JPMorgan opens a bank branch in the metaverse.

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American Express journeys into the metaverse

American Express journeys into the metaverse

American Express journeys into the metaverse.

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Mogo announces expansion into metaverse

Mogo announces expansion into metaverse

Mogo announces expansion into metaverse with investment in NFT trading platform NFT trader.

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Consumer Goods

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Kohler discusses their digital transformation journey

Building robust digital capabilities for the New Normal and beyond

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L’Oréal eyes NFTs and the metaverse

L’Oréal eyes NFTs and the metaverse

L’Oréal eyes NFTs and the metaverse, filing for 17 virtual goods-related trademarks.

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Coca-Cola launches its latest weird soda flavour in the metaverse

Coca-Cola launches its latest weird soda flavour in the metaverse

Coca-Cola announced another new flavor from its Coca-Cola creations department, apparently inspired by gaming.

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Heineken brews a virtual beer in the metaverse

Heineken brews a virtual beer in the metaverse

The latest brand to join the metaverse craze is brewing giant Heineken with its first-ever virtual beer - Heineken Silver.

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Healthcare

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Transform healthcare with consumer-centric digital strategies

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CVS prepares to enter the metaverse

CVS prepares to enter the metaverse

If you’re wondering what healthcare might look like in the metaverse, keep an eye on CVS Health.

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Johnson & Johnson set to enter the metaverse

Johnson & Johnson set to enter the metaverse

Johnson & Johnson is set to enter the metaverse with virtual skin care products.

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UK's DeHealth to create a 3D healthcare metaverse

British nonprofit DeHealth is looking into making a “decentralized metaverse” to allow doctors and patients to interact in another “new world."

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People On The Move
Hodinkee appoints former LVMH, Farfetch exec as CEO
Andy Shin

Hodinkee appoints former LVMH, Farfetch exec as CEO

Neiman Marcus Group appoints Katie Anderson as EVP and CFO
Katie Anderson

Neiman Marcus Group appoints Katie Anderson as EVP and CFO

Westpac appoints Chief Transformation Officer
Yianna Papanikolaou

Westpac appoints Chief Transformation Officer

TrueLayer appoints former Amazon exec David Exposito as VP of EU sales
David Exposito

TrueLayer appoints former Amazon exec David Exposito as VP of EU sales

Former Translate CMO Ann Barbier is moving to Camp4 Therapeutics in the same role
Ann Barbier

Former Translate CMO Ann Barbier is moving to Camp4 Therapeutics in the same role

Macy’s nabs Target vet to lead its private brand strategy
Emily Erusha-Hilleque

Macy’s nabs Target vet to lead its private brand strategy

Job Openings
GSK seeks Director, CX Advanced Analytics and Digital Experimentation
Director, CX Advanced Analytics and Digital Experimentation

GSK seeks Director, CX Advanced Analytics and Digital Experimentation

Adidas seeks Senior Director, Digital Ecosystem Marketing - Marketplace
Adidas seeks Senior Director, Digital Ecosystem Marketing - Marketplace

Adidas seeks Senior Director, Digital Ecosystem Marketing - Marketplace

Estée Lauder looking for Executive Director, Creative - Aveda
Estée Lauder looking for Executive Director, Creative - Aveda

Estée Lauder looking for Executive Director, Creative - Aveda

JP Morgan Chase & Co. is looking for Commercial Banking Strategy Senior Manager - Executive Director
Commercial Banking Strategy Senior Manager - Executive Director

JP Morgan Chase & Co. is looking for Commercial Banking Strategy Senior Manager - Executive Director

Target seeks Director, Technology Finance
Target seeks Director, Technology Finance

Target seeks Director, Technology Finance

McKesson is looking for Director, Technology Communications
McKesson is looking for Director, Technology Communications

McKesson is looking for Director, Technology Communications