Retail

Amazon’s New Return Policies Give Brick & Mortar a New Life

Amazon’s New Return Policies Give Brick & Mortar a New Life

It finally happened! It could be a watershed moment for retailers, but more importantly for the consumer. How so?  The old adage, measure twice, cut once.  Consumers can be more thoughtful and precise about how they order and how much.  Amazon’s return policies allowed customers to make returns hassle-free. Now they are internally reviewing this process …Continue Reading

The Winner Of The 2018 Customer Service Award Goes to…. Best Buy

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The Winner Of The 2018 Customer Service Award Goes to…. Best Buy

In January of 2012 almost every financial analyst was forecasting the demise of Best Buy.  Amazon was Best Buy’s largest competitor with overall annual sales of $61.9B. Five years later Amazon’s sales have almost tripled to $177.8 B. Although Amazon’s consumer electronics business continues to increase, Best Buy has continued to increase its share too. …Continue Reading

The Link Between Customer’s Senses and Increased Sales

Filed in Blog, Customer Experience, Guest Blog, Retail by on February 4, 2018 0 Comments
The Link Between Customer’s Senses and Increased Sales

Today we are excited to share a guest blog from Jasmine Williams. One of the ways that major brands enhance marketing is by appealing to all five senses. Engaging customers at every level provides them a better experience. SIGHT To help your customers adjust quickly to your physical store, make sure you have a well-organized …Continue Reading

Customer Expectations Work Both Ways: Know When to Engage, and When to Step Back

Customer Expectations Work Both Ways: Know When to Engage, and When to Step Back

This week’s CX Beat post is in response to A Tricky Little Customer Service Secret: Wowing Customers Can Turn Them Off (If You Do It Wrong), by Micah Solomon. No matter the industry, any time that frontline representatives are at work, they are learning how to deal with and manage customer expectations. While typically, the …Continue Reading

Deep CX Thoughts: Episode Nine – Retail Loyalty

Deep CX Thoughts: Episode Nine – Retail Loyalty

In this week’s episode, we draw attention to the fact that despite having the latest technology, only retail stores with dedicated associates who wish to help customers will see high return rates. #DeepCXThought