Productivity, and the maintenance thereof is something retailers need to think long and hard about if they intend to thrive through this turbulent time. The choice is simple, continue to live precariously amongst these gaps in consumer confidence and productivity, or take matters into their own hands and make a positive change for the better?
How can retailers tackle this issue? Conversity does the research...
The first of a three-part series, Conversity has created a paper exploring the dual challenge of addressing the decline in productivity and consumer spending alongside the leading role that intelligent guided selling and technology has to play in the future of retail.
This blog focuses on ‘The Consumer Spending Gap’, aiming to paint a picture of today’s retail world in terms of how consumers approach it, and how their behaviour has evolved in recent years.
January brought extreme cold weather, snow, and leading retailer brands from across the globe and suppliers wanting to share their innovations to New York’s annual National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show and Expo event.
Our customer experience insider looked beyond the hype and technical jargon to highlight the trends and tech aiming to make a positive impact on customer experience. And we go further and share the challenges that are still to be addressed.
if you’re unable to (or not hell bent on) delivering high-quality software with blistering speed, efficiency and an uninterrupted service, the time to panic was yesterday.
The fact that businesses have a continual and pressing need to deploy rapid, frequent changes is hardly a radical or revolutionary idea, yet whilst developers continue to place an importance on simplifying and breaking down code, many at the top are failing to edify themselves about the real, tangible business benefits of moving from an age old monolith to a smarter, more resilient microservices model.
The final trend from our whitepaper focuses on ‘Social Tedia’ and considers the implication of social tech tools have on our workforce and its output. As technology continues to shape the way we work internally, operationally and the way external forces such as our customers relate to our business or brand, the conversation about ‘productive’ or ‘unproductive’ tech becomes even more important for business leaders.
Trend #four of our collaborative Conversity and Sarah Cameron retail and telco whitepaper looks at the rise of the 5-star differentiator and exceptional personalisation. We covet brands and businesses getting it right, and highlight where your time and effort should be focused if you’re going to stay ahead of the competition in 2018. If you haven’t read it, you should. And fast.
In the 3rd trend from our whitepaper, ‘Retail & Telco – the Big Five’, we talk the power of ease. And, it’s probably one of our favourites from the five trends we identified with the retail consultant, Sarah Cameron. Why? Because now, it’s neither price nor product that will get you ahead, it’s how simple you can make your service for customers to use.
We are delighted that already, hundreds of people have downloaded Conversity’s free white paper on the future of retail, brands and telco. All along, we wanted professionals working in retail, telco, and brands (or simply those with an interest in how technology is shaping the shopping [...]
After becoming thoroughly tired of reading article after article of rehashed content and predictions, Conversity recently published a white paper on the future of retail, brands and telco. A collaboration with the retail consultant, Sarah Cameron, the paper is a concise guide for retail & telco professionals – identifying the five big ideas, trends and predictions in 2018. In this first blog, we look at trend one, where the physical and digital merge for the increasingly intolerant customer.
Sales order leakage is a common complaint within the telecommunications industry. Conversity works closely with numerous international telecoms companies and has created a white paper that seeks to highlight the major pain points in a typical telecommunications consumer environment, combining an analysis of insights and trends [...]