Tag: Retail

Seven Essential September Steps for Retailers to Prepare for Christmas

You don’t have to be a retail expert to foresee an uplift in turkeys, alcohol, and mince pies through December, but in reality almost all products see a dramatic increase leading up to Christmas. Simply put, people buy more of (almost) everything. The...

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Taking a Bite out of the Big Apple’s Customer Experience

Not long ago, I was across the Atlantic in New York City, filming for my series Fix the High Street. Having recorded episodes in Glasgow, Newcastle, and London, I’d decided it was time to go further afield and to see...

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Emotional intelligence and CX

We’ve all read so much about emotion in Customer Experience – we see articles about defining the emotions we want customers to experience with our brand and we watch videos emphasising the importance of recognising the emotional state of our...

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Rise of the Eco-Conscious Customer and the Impact on Retail

A majority of young British customers say they would reconsider their spending behaviours if retailers were better at communicating the environmental impact of their purchases. In new research from inRiver, 1,500 UK consumers between the ages of 16-44 were quizzed on sustainable shopping and...

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Retail and Finance Leading Overall UK CX Improvements

British brands are slowly but steadily improving their Customer Experience, with retail and financial services continuing to lead the way, according to KPMG Nunwood.  Their new report, Power to the People, stresses the vital role employee engagement plays in improving Customer Experience, with...

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Points and Plastic Remain Popular, Loyalty Scheme Survey Finds

New research shows that the public appetite for points and plastic is as popular as ever, with the majority of UK customers subscribed to at least one loyalty scheme. According to Hawk Incentives’ The Loyalty Evolution Report – which surveyed 2,500 people across...

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Four Vital Questions on Your Local Digital Strategy

You’ve invested in market research into your customer base and you’ve developed a catchy strapline to lure them in-store with a brand promise. You’ve commissioned some beautiful photography for the national campaign and secured high-value ad placements to engage your...

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Staying Afloat With Inventory Management

Imagining a world whereby stock isn’t tracked and managed is barely worth thinking about. We’d miss out on sales, end up with too much stock to store in a back office – or even worse, suffer from increased costs as...

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Delivering CX…With Your Deliveries

Experience is everything for the digitally empowered customer, and delivering online goods from factory to front door is an integral part of the sales experience.  Getting that delivery function right means frictionless online sales that will ultimately result in a...

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Conquering Connected Commerce

Consumers are hoping for high levels of choice, convenience, and recognition in modern, omnichannel shopping. To truly offer an omnichannel experience – selling anywhere, fulfilling anywhere, and engaging anywhere is essential, as is elevating customer service and interactions to create...

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