Things have changed. Consumer expectations around their purchasing habits are evolving rapidly. Many more purchase transactions are now taking place online. This transition from bricks and mortar to online is only going to accelerate as time goes on. “In the US, it is predicted that e-commerce sales will climb by 18% to reach $709.78 billion […]
Right now, consumers, overwhelmed with worry about loved ones, financial pressures and keeping the ‘new normal’ going are relying more than ever before on online shopping. What are the 2 things that can help them? 1.) A personalised, human touch online 2.) A simple, easy, stress-free search and shopping experience It’s time to personalise, humanise […]
According to a recent report from Grant Thornton identifying the latest trends to emerge from the growing Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements (VMS) Market, there is significant opportunity for businesses to focus on the purchase journey and personalisation to take full advantage of this shift in mainstream consumer behavior.
For today’s telecoms companies personalised customer experience is just as important as the products they offer
It comes as no surprise that competition in the telco market has become more intense than ever. The explosive growth of connected devices has led to an increasing amount of data being handled by telco operators, leaving businesses with the significant task of working out how to manage it. At the same time, consumers are […]
Success in telco is so often about fine margins. The difference between closing a sale or losing out to a competitor can hinge on the smallest yet most critical of factors, such as a small disparity in price plans or a superior level of customer service. It almost goes without saying that – in a telco world so fraught with choices and complex buying options – persuading a prospect to become a customer – especially a customer who purchases more than one service or product from you – is about being able to go that extra mile to make sure consumers are given the right guidance at every stage of the buying process.
Telcos are at the forefront of businesses that need to make significant changes in the coming months if they are to keep up with the tech and connectivity advancements, consumer shopping trends and regulation changes. Experts believe that there will be 20.4 billion connected ‘things’ globally by 2020 and this alone puts a huge pressure on telecommunications companies powering everything from mobile devices to smart cities.
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.