Tag Archives: online

Tesco aiming to improve customer service

A feature article in The Grocer has focused attention on the troubled times at Tesco. The article pulls no punches in criticising the management of Tesco for creating the present situation where profits are falling, but the source of the … Continue reading

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Shopping online is the new normal for retail

As we now head into February, Christmas is far enough behind for analysts to start crunching the data and describing what happened in the final quarter of 2013 – and in particular those final weeks where every retailer was hoping … Continue reading

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Call volumes down, social #custserv up

Many in the customer service industry have talked of a multichannel environment for service where social media and other new channels start taking the place of the traditional call to a voice-based contact centre. Many have even predicted that non-voice … Continue reading

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Retailers are lagging on their social response

New data from the US shows that more than half of retailers there are now using social networks as a communication channel – customer service really has gone social. But digging down into the numbers, it seems that not everyone … Continue reading

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Where is the omnichannel today?

I have talked often about the omnichannel on this blog. In fact, at the beginning of the year I was talking about how it will be one of the defining trends of 2013. I still believe that this is true, … Continue reading

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How much privacy do customers expect?

Finding a customer has never been easy. It’s even more complicated to predict who will buy, when, and at what price, but there are now more opportunities than ever to understand your customers. Let’s say there is a long weekend … Continue reading

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Shoppers are not spending less, they are spending differently

Last Monday was known as cyber-Monday amongst retailers in the UK and it marks the beginning of the Christmas sales rush, but will the tough economic climate change this traditional boom time for British retailers? In a recent article featured in … Continue reading

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Making a better connection with mobile customers

Mobile customers have been growing at such as rate that many organisations believe that mobile access will be their primary interface with the customer soon. This is going to change how companies interact with their customers enormously. Take a look … Continue reading

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Can Klout now claim new credibility for influence measurement?

Have you ever sat and wondered what your influence is on social networks? Perhaps not, but there are a growing number of tools available that claim to be able to do exactly this. Klout was one of the first and … Continue reading

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Is Retail Broken?

A new Teleperformance blogger Peter Champion joins the online debate… Peter is Sales Director at TP and you can reach him here… The Oxford Institute of Retail Management at Said Business School recently announced the launch of an 18-month study into the … Continue reading

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