Renault says it will soon be able to offer consumers the ability to test drive all its cars via virtual reality headsets as the car marque explores how new technology can “radically change” the dealership experience and boost sales, not just drive engagement or awareness.
The importance of virtual reality (VR) technology at this year’s Mobile World Congress was underlined by a surprise appearance by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a Samsung product launch tonight (21 February), during which he predicted VR will be “the most social platform”.
Physical stores are being transformed as virtual reality and real-time data enable retailers to offer immersive experiences and adjust the shopping environment.
The drinks giant’s long-running Christmas spot will return later this month, having proved its effectiveness over recent years.
Tom Fishburne, aka the Marketoonist, has drawn more than 900 cartoons over the past 20 years and now the industry’s favourite has been chosen.
Nathan Ansell will join Waitrose in January, replacing Martin George who announced his departure in July.
Dr. Martens says there is “more value” in the brand than it is currently charging, with the footwear maker “stronger than ever” after upping marketing investment.