The American company Walmart, the world's largest supermarket chain, has revealed its interest in creating a cryptocurrency and selling virtual goods in several brand requests recently delivered to the Patent Office, as reported on Sunday the CNBC media.
Walmart delivered at the end of December almost a dozen requests to the regulator in which he suggests his intention to launch a virtual currency and a collection of NFT assets (non-fungible token), in addition to producing and selling virtual goods such as appliances, clothing, clothing,Personal care toys or products.
Walmart would thus add to an increasingly long list of companies that are preparing to operate in metovers -an immersive virtual reality -, including Facebook, which has changed its name to the finish line for that reason;Retailers of the fashion sector such as Nike or GAP, or the Disney entertainment giant.
The supermarket chain avoided ruling on that possibility in a media stateWith his "innovation".
Walmart is the largest employer in the US private sector.UU.And since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemia, it has seen its electronic commerce business grow strongly, which according to its latest quarterly results-last November-has increased its sales in the country by 87 % compared to two years ago.