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Three Tactics Retailers Can Implement Now to Protect Against Cyber Retail Theft

In November the national retail federation released its forecast for holiday season retail sales, expecting growth of 3.6% to 5.2% in 2020, reaching between $755.3 billion and $766.7 billion. E-commerce sales are expected to continue to grow and is expected to make up a...

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What Reviews And Social Media Reveal About Your Customer Experience

“Customer Experience” is quickly becoming the buzz term for this year, and rightfully so. As consumers are more selective on where they spend their dollars, their experience will determine whether they choose to continue to spend money with you. In fact, 86% of buyers are...

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Customer Experience Matters Even More Now: 6 Steps to Make it Work

I called a popular restaurant in Chicago today, to make a reservation for dinner during my family’s annual trip there, coming up in December (we’re very much hoping to still do it this year). The person who answered responded with, “We’re not taking reservations for then yet...

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Is Mystery Shopping About To Get Less…Mysterious?

IntelliShop, the Perrysburg, Ohio, company known for its roster of 1 million-plus mystery shoppers with clients in industries like health care, banking, restaurants, real estate, museums and more, is rolling out a new Brand Standards and Compliance division. Among its focuses –...

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How to Calculate Customer Experience ROI

There’s no question that providing an exceptional customer experience can yield a great return. Yet, it can be challenging to quantify the value of your investment. Every company is different, so although there are some universal components that make up an exceptional...

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How to Leverage Competitive Auditing to Make Customer Experience Your Key Brand Differentiator

In today’s marketplace, why do customers choose you over your competitors? For many, customer experience is the deciding factor. Walker reports that in 2020, customer experience has overtaken price and product as the key brand differentiator. According to the Wall Street...

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Fake Reviews: How to Spot Them and What Actions Your Business Can Take

Online reviews have become a powerful tool in convincing a customer to buy (or not to buy). In fact, customers are willing to spend 31 percent more with businesses that boast excellent reviews, while 94 percent of consumers say a negative review can convince them to avoid a...

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Abandoned Carts: How Your Return Policy Affects the Customer Experience

The end goal of any customer journey goes beyond completing a purchase. The post-purchase experience can be just as important as the purchase itself, so it’s crucial that the purchase meets the customer’s expectations. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Your return...

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How IoT Can Enhance Your Customer Experience

Brands are increasingly creating automated worlds for customers through the Internet of Things (IoT). Simply explained, IoT refers to a physical device that is connected to the Internet, giving it the capability to collect and share data. From smart devices to wearable...

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What Makes a Great Customer Experience Leader?

Customers are constantly increasing their expectations for brands. According to Salesforce, 66 percent say it takes more for a company to impress them with new products and services than ever before. When you look at the companies that boast some of the best customer...

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IntelliShop has great client services managers. They work hard and put the client first, always. They worked hard to meet our constant requests for change and improvement and provided a friendly and non-combative response, even when we pressed them hard.