The Missing Link: How to combine customer care and customer experience to build awareness, create loyalty and grow revenue

For too long, retailers have considered customer care to be only a cost. Instead, by combining it with customer experience, big data and predictive analytics, customer care can actually generate revenue.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Sutherland Global Services Inc.


Maximizing Retail Sales by Moving Toward an Omni-Channel Strategy

Now, more than ever, retailers need to make the in-store experience as easy and engaging as shopping from the couch.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Hewlett-Packard Company


Understanding the Customer Conversation

A veritable tsunami of data is flooding retailers from a constantly growing pool of sources. The pervasive use of consumer touchpoints such as social and mobile, as well as the emergence of new touchpoints like wearable, is creating a rising tide of information for retailers to manage.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: InMoment


See More »

FEATURES


Talking With: Cisco Retail CTO Shaun Kirby on digital disruption

Retail Customer Experience talks with Cisco Retail CTO Shaun Kirby to get deeper insight on the digital disruption taking place in the retail segment and how technology will play a valuable role for creating highly relevant customer recommendations.

Amazon opening bookstores isn't as newsworthy as many may think

Amazon opening bookstores grabs lots of attention but it's really just another smart strategy. After all Amazon is a book seller already.

In order to survive and thrive don't breathe your own exhaust

Biggest threat to today's retailers lies within the walls of the ivory tower.

Talking With: Gladson CEO Sue Sentell on data management strategy

A big focus in 2016 will be leveraging data to improve and enhance customer experience. An expert offers up tips and insight on making it happen.

January's top 5 stories: Tech, trends and strategies for 2016

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles at Retail Customer Experience in January just in case you didn't keep up and were focused on keeping those New Year resolutions.

6 things every woman wishes retailers knew about her shopping basket

These six facts about a woman's shopping basket reveal what retailers including Nordstrom, Amazon and Tesco do to address them.

Talking With: Zebra Technologies on why Wi-Fi is a must-have retail technology

Implementing a free guest Wi-Fi can pay off in more ways than one and by 2017 an estimated 56 percent of retailers will be on board. But every retailer needs to be in the game.

Hybrid cloud rains benefits on forward-thinking retailers

Cloud-based digital technologies are transforming the retail industry to provide digitally connected, time-pressed customers with the value they expect — and as a consumer in 2016, if you've asked for it a certain way, you expect your favorite brand to deliver.

Amazon: We're focused on boosting customer satisfaction, customer experience

During its earnings call Thursday Amazon leaders didn't seem too upset about falling short of some analysts' financial expectations and drove home the message it's aiming to make customer experience better than ever.

The expanding digital divide between consumers and retailers

Consumers want it all … but just how much can retailers deliver?

What Dollar Shave Club knows: Getting an edge on utility

The Dollar Shave Club is one sharp example of how manufacturing supply chains are being disrupted. Yet its approach to winning market share is disarmingly simple. Other staple consumer goods, from pet food to diapers, could do the same. Some already are.

Merchants shift priorities to better serve today's consumers

London-based multinational retailer Marks and Spencer describes how it created a new loyalty program.

Discount Tire wheels out mobile payment with one goal in mind

The 56-year-old largest tire and wheel retailer realizes that buying tires isn’t usually a fun time for consumers so it wants to make the purchase point as easy and pleasing as possible.

Mobile is affecting commerce decisions for retailers

At the NRF Big Show, a panel discussion about what's next in payments focused on the role technology has played in consumers' expectations as they interact with their favorite brands.

Panera leader: Payment, mobile innovations boosting customer experience

Panera Bread is still going full throttle in expanding payment strategies to reduce consumer friction points and enhancing the customer experience.

See More »
It is no longer enough to merely sell products and services - today, successful businesses engage their customers on both intellectual and emotional levels. Learn how digital signage can accomplish both goals, while invigorating the bottom line.

NEWS