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Walmart Pivoting to Metaverse with Promises of NFTs, Cryptocurrency

Added 01-16-22 03:17:01pm EST - “Walmart is apparently ramping up to introduce its own line of NFTs and crypto.” - Tmz.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Tmz.com: “Walmart Pivoting to Metaverse with Promises of NFTs, Cryptocurrency”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

If you thought all this talk of digital goods and wealth was just some sort of nerdy fad, think again -- because the retail market space is going all in on VR ... including Walmart.

The big-box behemoth has reportedly filed a number of trademark apps in recent months seeking to gain exclusive rights to sell virtual goods on their digital shelves -- and we're not just talking about their website either. Sounds like Walmart is ramping up for a full-blown online experience, where their customers can actually own stuff ... within this dimension itself.

NEW: Walmart appears to be getting ready to enter the #metaverse and launch its own NFTs ???? $wmt https://t.co/0rkpuhJTcv

Per CNBC, 7 separate applications were filed of late ... and in addition to being able to hawk Walmart-related products in this forthcoming virtual reality, they're also apparently gunning to offer their own lines of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and even a unique cryptocurrency.

No word on what those tokens might look like ($5 DVD bin NFT, perhaps?) or when all this is supposed to be rolled out ... but it seems they're getting their 4D ducks in a row for what most everyone in Corporate America is scrambling for ... a seat at the metaphysical table.

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