Tag Archives: ecommerce

Disrupting the market to deliver enhanced customer experience?

I was fascinated by a report recently that Amazon has opened its first physical bookstore in Seattle. The immediate reaction to this news is – why? The phenomenal success of the Amazon business model shows, without any doubt, that selling … Continue reading

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Making it difficult for the customer is making it difficult for your business

In the last Blog I wrote ‘Why being easy isn’t a bad thing’ I explored five principles for making you an easy organisation to interact with and thus retain customer advocacy and loyalty. I felt compelled to re-visit the first one … Continue reading

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UK Retail Volumes Are Going Up

This post is by Liz Parry, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK. The UK retail market declined in June, but last month it was up 0.1%. That’s not much, but at least it’s positive growth and compared to a year … Continue reading

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Low Prices vs Great Service – which will win in the battle for our wallets?

Can Jet break my Amazon habit? That’s what the new ecommerce site is aiming to achieve now they have finally launched. Their plan is to eventually charge a $50 membership that will give access to prices that beat their giant rival. … Continue reading

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Managing the Modern Retail Omnichannel

Omnichannel is one of those business buzzwords that is often used and seldom understood. Many use it interchangeably with multichannel, but I would argue that these are quite different concepts. First, what is the multichannel? This is really just the … Continue reading

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What are the three key trends in the customer service industry today?

In my last blog I talked about the need for any executive planning a customer service function to explore the future. This is a fast-changing industry now and who could have predicted a decade ago that customers would be receiving … Continue reading

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Are retailers missing out by not exploring the omnichannel?

An interesting study into the retail Omnichannel was just published in the US. Naturally the research focuses on US retailers, but the results are interesting because the urgency for change is applicable in any developed market. The new study was … Continue reading

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