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CX Beat: The Importance of Adaptability in Retail Customer Service

CX Beat: The Importance of Adaptability in Retail Customer Service

In scouring the latest retail customer service news, our team has discovered that one of the key elements in delivering a positive customer experience is adaptability. While businesses may find it easy to call themselves adaptable, with some further digging they may find that they are simply using a “one size fits all” approach when …Continue Reading

Can technology replace the human connection in CX? [Video]

Can technology replace the human connection in CX? [Video]

Think technology can do everything? Perhaps you should reevaluate…we love our Siri, but it’s not the same as interacting with a real person! The human to human connection is key to ensuring quality customer service and repeat business.

Five Things You Must Know About The Future Of Customer Experience Management

Five Things You Must Know About The Future Of Customer Experience Management

Today we are excited to share with you a guest post from Peter Lavers. In my 35-year career of both client-side and consultancy experience I have learned a lot about customer experience and loyalty management. The most important thing I’ve learned is to KEEP LEARNING! I have long argued that the customer experience should be …Continue Reading

Do Loyalty Programs Lock-In Loyalty?

Do Loyalty Programs Lock-In Loyalty?

Do loyalty programs really work?  Possibly, but they only generate long-term results when coupled with a human-to-human component.  According to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, Macy’s Faces a Test of Loyalty, the company recently released a financial statistic rarely disclosed.  Nine percent of Macy’s customers account for 46 percent of their sales. …Continue Reading

Does Self-Serve Drive Customer Loyalty?

Does Self-Serve Drive Customer Loyalty?

The short answer is no. Yes, self-serve can make a customer experience faster and potentially more efficient, but does nothing to create and build customer relationships. Without a human relationship, your business is vulnerable to competition globally, electronically and from a competitor who sets up shop next door. Nearly half of retail workers are at …Continue Reading