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Winning customers is one thing, retaining them in the long term is another. Brand development, loyalty programs, service quality, personalization – measures like these can make it happen.

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20.04.2022   #Tech in Retail #smartphone

Playfully - simple? Gamification in retail

How retailers can win new customers with gamification

Whether at the bus stop, in the waiting room, out and about in the city or relaxing on the sofa - the smartphone has become a constant companion for most people over the last ten years. Anyone who has a moment to spare takes a look at the countless ...

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04.04.2022   #sustainability #fashion

Renting instead of buying: A sustainable consumption system on the rise?

Highlights from a webtalk about subscription services and circular economy at Decathlon

Companies often find themselves in a balancing act: they have to prioritize between long-term and short-term goals. How much do we invest in sustainable business models and environmental and climate protection? Many entrepreneurs are faced with ...

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09.12.2021   #customer satisfaction #retail

You get what you give: Appreciation and fairness as the key to customer loyalty

How do retailers achieve more customer loyalty for their company?

Sweet and enticing as honey – that was the motto of our retail salsa on 08.12.2021, which this time was all about customer loyalty. After all, loyalty is not something you get for free, but something you have to work for. Connor ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Sweet and enticing: Honey for your customer loyalty...
01.12.2021   #customer relationship management #customer retention

Sweet and enticing: Honey for your customer loyalty

Webtalk "retail salsa" about customer relationship management

Keeping customers loyal is by no means easy, but it pays off. Investing in customer loyalty programs is a factor in long-term business success, helping to strengthen the brand and get to know your own customers better.Loyalty programs are a valuable ...

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10.11.2021   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

US consumers say fake online reviews are a growing problem

Uberall analyzes four million reviews on Google, Facebook, Yelp and Tripadvisor to determine rates of review fraud

Uberall announced a new report, “The State of Online Review Fraud,” which analyzes four million local business reviews on Google, Facebook, Yelp and Tripadvisor. This is the first report to take on the growing problem of fake reviews at ...

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27.10.2021   #customer relationship management #digital marketing

Return to brands with strong online community

Importance of engaging with customers online

Amity reveals the results of research which highlights the importance of brands creating online communities to engage with their customers. Almost three-quarters (72%) of the consumers polled say they would be more likely to return to a brand that ...

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05.10.2021   #customer relationship management #digital marketing

What's the one thing younger consumers have relied on in the pandemic? Texting!

Need for new marketing strategies to meet customers where they are

Klaviyo released "SMS for Marketers," a new study that delves into how consumers' relationships with their phones have changed during the pandemic, including the increased relevance of texting across all generations and ...

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17.08.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

More trust for retailers with messaging services

Increased purchasing power through conversational AI

Holiday shopping is set to look a little different in 2021, as consumers change their habits and brands deal with an ongoing labor shortage. According to a new survey uncovering what retailers need to know this holiday season from LivePerson, Inc. ...

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06.07.2021   #e-commerce #omnichannel

Key driver of loyalty and total spend

Omnichannel grocery shoppers spend up to 20% more

Symphony RetailAI, a global provider of integrated AI-powered marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, announced research showing that omnichannel grocery shoppers shop more frequently and spend up to ...

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10.06.2021   #customer satisfaction #app

Magical shopping experience

Finally Harry Potter fans can visit the official Harry Potter flagship store New York City

Harry Potter New York will set a new standard for themed retail, combining breath-taking design, exquisite craftsmanship, hand-crafted props, exciting interactive elements and exclusive products - inviting fans to experience the Wizarding World in a ...

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02.06.2021   #brick and mortar retail #digital signage

Foot traffic and behavioral analytics converge with digital signage

More customer loyalty based on invaluable information

Brick-and-mortar retailers have recently been facing the most dramatic and rapid changes. In order to survive and thrive, they now must adapt and have a definitive understanding of customer behavior. They need to know the number of shoppers, detect ...

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21.05.2021   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Post Corona wardrobe refresh

More than half of the Canadians plan to buy new clothing when the pandemic is over

More than 50% of Canadian consumers plan to purchase new clothing once pandemic restrictions are relaxed, according to a new report from The NPD Group. The desire for a wardrobe refresh is even stronger when it comes to consumers aged 18-34 as over ...

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21.04.2021   #brick and mortar retail #customer satisfaction

Lowe's introduces enhanced shopping experience for Pro customers

Exclusive offers, such as perks, new products and services

Lowe's announced its next major step as the New Home for Pros by launching a tailored store shopping experience created specifically for Pros. The Pro customer shops at Lowe's significantly more often than DIY customers, so the upgrades were ...

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16.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Touchless Feedback

The Wall Street Journal published an article about Instant Feedback ‘Smiley’ Buttons

The Wall Street Journal, after interviewing our co-founder and Executive VP of Strategic Alliances, Ville Levaniemi, published an article titled “Instant Feedback ‘Smiley’ Buttons Go Touchless in Pandemic”. The article ...

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03.03.2021   #customer satisfaction #delivery

U.S. consumer satisfaction dropped for pickup service

Total U.S. online grocery sales grew 15% in 2021/01 vs. 2020/11

The total U.S. online grocery market posted $9.3 billion in sales during January as more than 69.7 million U.S. households placed on average 2.8 orders across delivery, pickup and ship-to-home according to the Brick Meets Click/Mercatus ...

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05.02.2021   #customer relationship management #marketing

They're just not that into you

Consumer-brand relationship insights for marketers and brand communication

Researchers from Western University, Indiana University, and Washington State University published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that deals with communication strategies towards consumers that have a certain connection to a brand.The ...

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27.01.2021   #coronavirus #customer retention

Consumer packaged goods purchases grew 19% in 2020

Fueled by the pandemic, half of Americans tried new brands

As consumers hunkered down at home during most of last year, their spending on consumer packaged goods (CPG) grew an average of 19% in 2020 compared to 2019 according to the latest data from NCSolutions. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a ...

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01.01.2021   #online trading #customer satisfaction

A splash of lime for your returns management

Our webtalk "retail salsa" at 4:00 pm on 2021/01/27

Cross-order e-commerce continues to boom and is no longer on the margins. Due to Corona Pandemic, but also due to action days such as Black Friday or Cyber Monday, the quantity of parcels is going through the roof and so is the return rate. Too ...

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23.12.2020   #digitization #self-checkout systems

Klarna starts cooperation with Verifone

The idea: a shopping experience in stores that is unique worldwide

Klarna, the leading global payments and shopping service, announces a strategic partnership with Verifone, a global leader in payments and commerce solutions, that will make Klarna available as the first-ever buy now pay later solution to millions ...

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26.11.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

Beauty shoppers won’t try new products when shopping online

‘Virtual’ try-on technology positively impacts 45% of beauty shoppers

While nearly half (44%) of beauty shoppers in a new survey agree that they have bought more beauty and skincare products online (rather than in store) over the last 6 months, the research reveals that 56% (rising to 62% among female shoppers) tend ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Boom time for bicycle retailers
28.09.2020   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

Boom time for bicycle retailers

What is the recipe for success? iXtenso visited three bicycle retailers

What does it take to be successful during these growth times? iXtenso looks at three very different retailers – from online, to offline and all that lies between. Find out more in our exclusive video! ...

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18.09.2020   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Better customer care on Twitter leads to increase in customer satisfaction

Responses to queries on social media impact service quality perception

Social media has forever changed our society and how people do business. A 2013 report by J.D. Power found nearly two-thirds of customers have used a company's social media site to connect with customer service. New research in the INFORMS ...

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14.08.2020   #POS marketing #marketing

Walmart brings the big screen to its parking lots

Retailer’s first-ever drive-in movie theater

Walmart is lifting the curtain on plans for the Walmart Drive-in, a drive-in movie theater experience, which is rolling into 160 Walmart stores across the country beginning this month, created in partnership with the Tribeca Film Festival.Available ...

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13.08.2020   #customer satisfaction #consulting

4 tips on how to handle customer complaints

How you can effectively respond to negative reviews and use them to be a benefit to your company

Most retailers don’t like customer complaints. Plus, they also mean extra work. Yet ignoring complaints is not a great long-term strategy because any bad customer experience can haunt your brand if it becomes public. That’s why retailers ...

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12.08.2020   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

The importance of effective complaint management

A strategic and cross-channel approach to handling negative customer experiences

Customers are more demanding than ever, while brand loyalty is declining. Even a couple of negative experiences can alienate consumers and erode loyalty. Shoppers increasingly share bad reviews and complaints on public communication channels for ...

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04.08.2020   #online trading #e-commerce

3 steps to personalisation in e-commerce

How retailers can build trust and foster customer loyalty

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a visible mark on the retail sector, and companies have had to find new ways to reach consumers effectively in a very short time. Many companies that had previously focused on stationary retail have expanded their ...

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29.05.2020   #digitization #self-checkout systems

Digitalization in the german wholesale industry

METRO Companion App

Retailers have embraced digitalization to enhance the customer experience for many years. Examples of the growing digital transformation market include self-checkouts, omnichannel marketing, and electronic shelf labels. Customer apps are also ...

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06.05.2020   #online trading #brick and mortar retail

Study on firms' return policies offline and online

Guidance on pricing, returns, refunds

Because customers who shop online cannot try on their purchases, a third of all Internet sales get returned. But handling these returns is costly, giving retailers that have both physical stores and digital sales a clear advantage over retailers ...

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03.03.2020   #digital marketing #marketing

Crowdsourcing campaign to save Modell's Sporting Goods and 3300 jobs

Mitchell Modell offers outside investment opportunities

Modell's Sporting Goods, America's oldest, family-owned and operated retailer of sporting goods, has announced that for the first time in its 130-year history, they are closing more than 15 percent of the stores in its fleet, and offering ...

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26.02.2020   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

When is the customer especially HAPPY?

155.9 million data points from over 1,000 retailers globally reveals happiest and unhappiest retail seasons

Easter is the unhappiest major retail event of the year, while shoppers love Halloween shopping, according to data from the world’s leading customer feedback solution, HappyOrNot.The Finnish technology company, which works with retailers such ...

Thumbnail-Photo: Deal for personal data in luxury segment
13.02.2020   #customer satisfaction #data management

Deal for personal data in luxury segment

Affluent consumers demand security, privacy and personalization in exchange for personal information

Affluent U.S. consumers demand stringent safeguards on the security and privacy of their personal data from companies that collect their information, according to a new Luxury Institute survey of Americans earning at least 150,000 dollars per year. ...

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13.01.2020   #customer satisfaction #customer relationship management

Blind Date is so yesterday! Know your customers!

Customer loyalty: Personalizing your customer communications – across all channels

Is brand loyalty dead? These days, consumers no longer buy the same brand of goods for life. They want personalized offers for products that meet their specific needs. That’s why it is more important than ever for retailers to retain and ...

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06.01.2020   #marketing #in-store marketing

Smell – association - sale?

How scents affect your customers

It’s highly likely that you have entered a store and immediately noticed a distinctive scent. The deliberate use of scents is no longer a rare occurrence. For quite some time now, companies like Abercrombie & Fitch, Motel One or Singapore ...

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02.12.2019   #data management #digital marketing

AI in action: changing the future of customer experience

Interview with Prof. Dr. Jens Böcker, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

The 34th Bonner Management Forum on November 5, 2019, at the Bonn International Science Forum (“Wissenschaftsforum”) centered on artificial intelligence (AI).Themed "Artificial Intelligence - New Age of Customer Experience", ...

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11.11.2019   #brick and mortar retail #customer satisfaction

How to reinvigorate Germany's high street

Brick and mortar retail should focus on technology, especially Wi-Fi

It is not easy for the brick and mortar retail to assert itself in the course of the digital transformation and the competition from the online trade. Retail stores can upgrade with technology to stay competitive. An important factor that has been ...

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04.11.2019   #brick and mortar retail #POS marketing

Advice for small and medium-sized retail businesses: “Be a part of the change!“

A quick market analysis by Professor Rüschen of the DHBW Heilbronn

Prof. Dr. Stephan Rüschen, assistant lecturer in food retailing at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Heilbronn presented the second part of the Trendforum Retail 2019, which emphasized the challenges and ...

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04.11.2019   #brick and mortar retail #customer satisfaction

Retail problems: We’ve got the premises but where are the customers?

The Trendforum Retail 2019 highlighted multi-use retail developments

At the Trendforum Retail on October 9 &10, 2019, in Schwalbach near Frankfurt am Main, speakers and visitors examined how brick and mortar retailers can attract, keep and excite customers.Interested event participants were given a tour by Marcus ...

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18.10.2019   #digital marketing #customer retention

New personalization tactic makes new visitors more likely to make a purchase

Nosto launches A/B testing & optimization tech

Nosto is announcing the general release of its A/B Testing & Optimization (ABTO) solution. The new offering enables digital retailers to execute, optimize, and learn from sophisticated A/B and multivariate tests across Nosto’s complete set ...

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30.09.2019   #e-commerce #brick and mortar retail

Get your business ready for E-commerce!

E-commerce Berlin Expo 2020 starts on the 13th of February 2020

The E-commerce Berlin Expo 2019 gathered more than 55000 visitors, 150 exhibitors and 45+ speakers taking part in the annual fair. The numbers speak for themselves - EBE has become one of the most important e-commerce events in Europe. However, ...

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19.09.2019   #brick and mortar retail #customer satisfaction

90+ year-old manufacturer redesigns its stores …

… making window and door shopping easier, more personalized and enjoyable

Each year we hear about the increase in online sales, and the talk of the demise of brick-and-mortar stores. But, brick-and-mortar stores aren’t going anywhere – if they adapt. And Pella Windows & Doors is adapting.Rather than ...

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16.09.2019   #customer satisfaction #mobile payment

retail trends 3/2019: focus "checkout zone"

Shopfitting, technology, marketing: What does a checkout have to do nowadays?

Read our latest edition retail trends 3-2019 online as an e-paper. ...

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