Walmart to double down on frictionless optical care with Memomi buyout

Walmart to double down on frictionless optical care with Memomi buyout

Date: 2022-07-01 By Nikita Chaurasia

Walmart Inc. is reportedly planning to acquire the augmented reality optical tech firm Memomi, reflecting the retailer’s commitment to offering frictionless and omnichannel optical care. The buyout could potentiall....

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U.K. seeking USD 935 million in damages from Apple for unfair practices

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