Take the Best of Online Experiences, In-Store

There has been a lot of discussion around how COVID-19 has influenced online shopping and consumer expectations when shopping digitally. It’s well known that customers now expect greater personalization due to retailers gaining more information on individuals and their buying preferences, greater flexibility on payment and return processes, as well as expecting retailers to offer […]

Replicating the In-Store Experience Online

Replicating the In-Store Experience Online

Things have changed. Never has there been a time in our lives when this was more true. Covid-19 has disrupted just about everything we do, from being locked down and restricted in our day to day activities to the basic way that we relate to each other. Because many communities have either had their retail […]

Consumer Psychology in Retail and Intelligent Guided Selling

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‘The Why behind The Buy’ If ‘The Why behind The Buy’ can be understood, brands and retailers can enhance their marketing strategy, improve their customer experience, and drive greater sales conversion. Consumer Psychology in retail describes the science behind the understanding of why people buy; the reasons they make the decisions they do and how […]

Winning Brands are Personalising their Customer Data Platforms

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In a hyper-competitive market, brands that understand their customers deeply are the proven winners. The question is – how do brands get to know their customers better? The first stage in understanding is through the unification of all customer data available throughout an organization’s many touchpoints. This fundamental need is one of the reasons for […]

What, exactly, is Intelligent Guided Selling?

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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 […]

‘The Most Important Data Privacy Regulation in 20 Years’ Making Sure Retailers & Telco Systems are GDPR Compliant

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The month of May is upon us, and with it comes the much-anticipated GDPR deadline. For retailers and telcos, GDPR is much more than a data cleanse or a one-off frustrating inconvenience, it’s an opportunity to renegotiate the terms of engagement between people, their data, and your company, whilst also throwing light on the systems you have in place to ensure you remain GDPR compliant both now and in the future.

Halting the retail spending slump

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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.