Jeff Kagan offers up his view on retail winners and losers and what the changing customer expectations are starting to demand from retail stores.
Antoine Rizk, vice president of go-to-market programs at Axway, provides insight on how the customer journey is transforming into a cross-platform experience, bridging the gap between physical and online stores and creating a seamless, personalized customer experience.
Karey Crump, senior director, product marketing at Blackhawk Network, discusses why marketers should use branded gift cards and egifts to attract new customers and deepen relationships with existing ones.
Bob Feher, an expert in analyst relations and market intelligence at NCR Corp., provides insight on why retailers which are striving to keep up with millennial consumer demands may actually be alienating other customers.
Chris Petersen offers insight on why the tremendous potential growth for subscription-based purchases is literally sucking the life and traffic out of bricks and mortar stores.
In a free live one-hour webinar, Laura Noll and Agata Kowalska from Avery Dennison provide insight on how product labels and labeling material play a role in the retail customer experience.
Georg Richter, founder and CEO of OceanX, explains why direct-to-consumer subscription businesses must focus efforts and investments on improving customer service and offers up some valuable steps to take.
Arnab Mitra, marketing manager at SailPlay, explains why the value of a customer loyalty program is not just about acquiring and retaining customers. It's also key to the customer experience.
Church's Chicken offers up a unique feature in its mobile app: a curated music playlist.
Sara Sugar, a contributor to ShopKeep, explains why Internet of Things technology is something every retailer should be considering. While solutions vary drastically when it comes to technology and price there are many options to choose from.
Ashish Gambhir, Momentsnap co-founder and president, explains why the brick-and-mortar retail model is not yet in its death throes, though it is far from flourishing. Serious evolution and innovation are necessary if storefronts hope to beat back the tide of digital behemoths like Amazon and Walmart.
Do consumers see the value in every self-checkout option available to them from different restaurants and retailers?
That question was the focus of a breakout session Tuesday at the fourth annual CONNECT Mobile CX Summit in Philadelphia. The answer is complicated, which is usually the case with emerging technology options.
Ed Burek, director of solutions marketing, SiteSpect, explains that while retailers are not blind or lost and know what customers want many can’t find the right solution to provide that experience. The answer, he believes, lies in their approach to customer experience.
Chris Petersen believes true innovation demands a willingness to take the risks to fail faster. Companies that don't embrace failure as a part of innovation risk becoming irrelevant with fewer options to survive.
As retailers and restaurants consider whether to deploy new consumer offerings such as a loyalty program, branded app or mobile payments, executives must consider whether such efforts help them acquire more customers to get them into storefronts more often while coaxing them to spend more money.
Fragrance design studio, Joya, and Taylor and Miller Architecture/Light joined forces to create a radically conceived retail experience meant to hover between the context of consumption and production.
Chip Bell discusses how, in an era where waste reduction and expense control are bread and butter, retailers can cost justify encounters that are, by definition, extravagant. While a steady diet of "vacation cereal" can lead to an unhealthy bottom line there are ways to make it work.
Growth in e-commerce does not mean the death of bricks-and-mortar retail. Yet, that doesn't mean brick-and-mortar retailers can ignore the impact of e-commerce on the way consumers shop.
Imgix CEO Chris Zacharias explains why retailers need to carefully consider the use and editing of images to improve the user experience and why beleaguered back-to-school shoppers will be thankful.