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The Emperia platform powers the creation and management of immersive virtual experiences for brands across multiple retail sectors. The platform marries the reach and accessibility of e-commerce with the impact of physical customer service shopping experience, while leveraging the unique traits of the virtual space; adding a layer of customer engagement, personalization, data monitoring and omnichannel cohesion.

London and New York-based, the Emperia team consists of 3D environment engineers and technical artists joined by fashion and retail industry veterans and branding experts. Hailed a virtual reality pioneer by Forbes Magazine, Emperia is working with some of the world’s leading names in fashion and retail including Dior, Burberry, Lacoste, Bloomingdale's, Tommy Hilfiger, Harrods, Giorgio Armani, Dom Pérignon, Christie’s, Getty Images and more.

Emperia has been named an IDC Innovator in 2023; top 10 most innovative company in Web3, metaverse, blockchain and cryptocurrency for 2023, by Fast Company; one of the most promising advertising and marketing tech startups of 2022 by BusinessInsider; is a proud British Fashion Council Patron and is the winner of a Webby 2023 Award and a Plug & Play Brand & Retail Europe Start-Up Award.