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Online shopping like Second Life
Posted: 20 February 2009

Marketing professor says online shopping will look something like Second Life in the future

For all of the conveniences of online shopping -- no crowds, easy parking, seemingly endless choices -- it can't always compete with the real thing. At least not yet. A Kansas State University marketing professor said consumers can expect that some of the disadvantages of online shopping will ...
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MindBullet logo VIRTUAL REALITY GEARS UP E-COMMERCE BOOM
It's the end of call centers as avatars provide the human touch
Dateline: 1 July 2012
With the launch of the new OmegaWorld virtual reality browser, shopping is much more of a 'real' experience. Stroll down the virtual high street, and all the stores are at your fingertips. Simply touch a door marked Amazon or eBay, Nike or Ferrari, and you enter a vast world of products, helpful sales assistants and friendly cashiers - all of course in the form of great-looking 'avatars' ...
 
 
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