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Robots Are Coming To A Retailer Near You

This post is by Liz Parry, Strategic Account Director at Teleperformance UK.  New research by the consulting experts Deloitte suggests that an enormous chunk of the UK workforce will be automated by 2036 – including over 2 million retail workers. … Continue reading

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Have restaurant customers changed because of smart phones?

Any observer of changes in the way customer service operates globally will know that what has really changed is the way people communicate. My last blog talked about the social changes introduced by the smart phone with ubiquitous Internet access … Continue reading

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When brands take social complaints seriously

Sometimes the power of social media is demonstrated in a very powerful way when a customer complains. But the real story is often in the way that brands engage with their customers. Sometimes a negative can even be turned into … Continue reading

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Three #custserv lessons from the restaurant business

This blog on the Open Forum features a really interesting three-point guideline to customer experience based on the restaurant industry. The food and restaurant business is a good place to look for advice in customer service because it is an … Continue reading

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Customer service heroes

It’s not often that a major national newspaper like The Daily Telegraph will publish a big feature written by a male model – in fact, by any model, but supermodel David Gandy recently penned a feature that explored his life … Continue reading

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When will Facebook Places become essential?

I’ve been exploring Facebook Places recently. Not just because it’s one of the latest big online tools and predicted to become the hottest thing since sliced toast, but because I want to really see and understand how it might change … Continue reading

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Social media and the shops

Twitter has become the tool of choice for many professionals to air grievances about the service they receive from retailers, utilities, banks, and telecoms firms. Consumers using Twitter – and similar social tools – are vocal in their use of … Continue reading

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