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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.

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

Humans Rescue Facebook

Filed in Blog, Technology by on May 8, 2017 0 Comments
Humans Rescue Facebook

Humans to the rescue! Facebook just announced that the company would add 3,000 people (not bots) to the team that polices the site for inappropriate or offensive content, especially live videos the company is encouraging users to broadcast. In 2015, Facebook became the fastest company in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to reach a …Continue Reading

Technology That Enhances the Customer Experience With the Human Touch Is a Rarity

Technology That Enhances the Customer Experience With the Human Touch Is a Rarity

Carnival Corporation recently announced their Ocean Medallion is on board. Similar to the MagicBand used at Disney, the Ocean Medallion is a device, worn by each passenger, that will enhance customer service, improve efficiency and create a customized personalized experience. I love it, but actually seeing a company utilize technology to enhance the customer experience …Continue Reading

2017 Retail Trends – Free eBook!

Filed in Blog, E-commerce, Ebook, Repeat Business, Retail, Technology by on February 24, 2017 0 Comments
2017 Retail Trends – Free eBook!

TCFCR’s 2017 Retail Trends is now available as a free eBook! In this free retail customer experience eBook authored by Richard R Shapiro, you’ll learn what to expect as a retailer in 2017. 2016 was an exciting year for the retail industry. A parade of innovative options, widgets, and new players wowed consumers and continue …Continue Reading