Tech the halls: Virtual reality is changing the face of retail

CapitaLand has tied up with virtual influence Rae (left) to liven up Funan Mall, while Dyson has recently launched its Demo VR for home shoppers. PHOTOS: CAPITALAND, DYSON
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SINGAPORE - Once a whimsical feature in computer games, virtual reality (VR) is now a game-changer for retailers, businesses and property owners looking to add buzz to brick-and-mortar spaces threatened by Covid-19 disruptions.

In Singapore, retailers, malls and brands are wasting no time leveraging technology to safeguard their business continuity plans.

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