22 June 2022 16:02, UTC
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E-commerce platform Shopify is giving e-store retailers a brand new strategy to join with loyal prospects by non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Shopify prospects can now join their crypto wallets to shops on the platform to validate they personal particular NFTs. This activation will then give them entry to issues pre-sales for drops, experiences in actual life and unique content material or merchandise. The corporate calls this ‘tokengated’ commerce.
The function was already being examined in beta-mode, by invitation solely, to a choose group of retailers with an NFT assortment, however is now obtainable to all retailers wherever on this planet.
The information comes as digital asset convention NFT.NYC takes place in Occasions Sq.. On Tuesday, entrepreneurs, NFT artists, designers, and companies took the stage of Edison Ballroom to debate trend, e-commerce and NFTs. One theme that emerged from the panel discussions was the growing position that utility will play in making certain NFTs maintain their worth longterm.
Yesterday, The Block reported that funds agency MoonPay is launching a utility NFT minting service.