Meta's first store aims to lure consumers to the metaverse

  • Meta is taking the next step in its evolution away from being an ad-supported social network to a hardware-driven tech company for the metaverse age, with the opening of its first-ever retail store.
  • Martin Gilliard, Head of Meta Store, tells CNBC that the store is designed to expose consumers to Meta’s products, which you really have to experience to understand.
  • The stores aren’t only there to demonstrate Meta’s new products to consumers.