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In today’s episode, host Andrew Davidson is joined by category and consumer trend experts to discuss the metaverse—the concept of a virtual, 3-D, interactive world that has so many of us intrigued. They filter through the hype, break down what it means for consumers, and discuss how brands should think about the metaverse in the medium and long term, including recommendations for how to incorporate the trend into brand innovation and marketing strategy. From its origin and barriers to entry to the value it offers consumers and brands to watch, let’s talk about the metaverse. Listen now!

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Andrew Davidson (host)
SVP/Chief Insights Officer, Mintel Comperemedia

Joey Khong
Analyst, Mintel Trends, Southeast Asia

Thomas Slide
Director, Mintel Reports UK

Fiona O’Donnell
Senior Director, Mintel Reports US