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What Do UK Rail Passengers Really Want?

This article is by Sasha Jenkins, Business Development Director at Teleperformance UK. Twice a year, the independent transport user watchdog, Transport Focus, collects data on what rail passengers think of the service they receive. The National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS) … Continue reading

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The Value of Keeping the Customers You Already Have

Everyone knows instinctively that it is cheaper to keep the customers you have than to invest resource in finding new customers. According to the Harvard Business Review it is five to twenty-five times more expensive to attract new customers than … Continue reading

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Food retailers are competing on customer service

Food retailers are facing a tough time in the UK at present. The biggest of them all, Tesco, is facing up to some very unusual problems related to accounting errors (still under investigation) and Sainsbury’s has seen sales fall in … Continue reading

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Consumers say that service getting better

The British Standards Institute (BSI) recently published some new research on attitudes to customer service in the UK and the good news is that people think that service is getting better. In fact the comparison from 2008 to 2013 is … Continue reading

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It makes sense to invest in improving service for your existing customers

This infographic on customer experience by the marketing firm Shankman Honig features some eye-opening statistics. For instance: In 2012, 20% of customers left a regular service provider due to poor service 55% of consumers backed out of an intended purchase … Continue reading

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