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Delivery Disasters Cause 73% of Customers To Shop Elsewhere

The Institute of Customer Service (ICS) estimates that during the last Christmas period in the UK over 16 million customers suffered delivery delays with items they had ordered and this was directly responsible for 73% of them avoiding the retailer that … Continue reading

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Exploring the 2016 UK Customer Satisfaction Index

The UK Institute of Customer Service recently released the January 2016 UK Customer Satisfaction Index. This research is updated twice a year and explores the level and quality of customer service in the UK across various industry sectors, including both … Continue reading

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Do Executives Really Believe in Great Customer Service?

A new report from the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) suggests that the suspicion of many customers is actually true – that most executives have no idea what their customers really want. In addition, these same executives are charged with … Continue reading

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Connected strategies for a relationship economy

Last week London hosted the annual conference of the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) with the theme this year being ‘connected strategies for a relationship economy.’ I was particularly interested in a talk titled “Relationships versus Contacts: Propaganda, Marketing and Feedback, versus … Continue reading

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The ICS Annual Conference: My Thoughts

The Institute of Customer Service Annual Conference on March 3rd 2015 was inspiring for its depth of board level insight against a precarious position of the lowest customer satisfaction levels reported since 2010. At Teleperformance we support over half of … Continue reading

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ICS: Customer Experience In The Relationship Economy

The Teleperformance UK team is attending the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) annual conference next week, which is always a great one-day focus on the latest customer experience trends. In preparation for the conference I took a quick look at the … 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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