Enhancing the bank customer experience with video analytics and audio

    What is the best way to stand out in a highly regulated market where largely the same product offerings are available to every consumer? And most important, how do you maintain customer loyalty in such a commoditized market? This is the challenge for the world’s retail banks. Many would argue that exceptional customer service is […]

      What to look out for when evaluating a company’s tech support

      In our post, “Key characteristics of excellent technical support,” we discussed how having access to thorough and knowledgeable technical support services can have a big, positive impact on your business. Technical support is a vital part of good customer service and satisfaction, but how can you assess whether this will be available to you when […]

        Key characteristics of excellent technical support

        Great technical support is (or should be) a standard expectation when consumers call a company for assistance. But it’s not just a consumer issue. For partners, such as system integrators or value added resellers, not having support from their technology vendor can damage their business by causing project delays or a complete halt in service. […]

          Adopt and evolve: Three trends for retailers to equip the stores of tomorrow

          According to Riepl’s law – a hypothesis that was formulated by the German journalist Wolfgang Riepl – new, enhanced types of media will never make existing media types disappear. For example, the radio, won’t replace the newspaper. Instead, what happens is more of a convergence that often leads to a different way of using old […]

            Make convenience a cornerstone of your retail store strategy

            In the recent research we undertook with retail research specialists Ipsos and GfK, some of the most striking findings relates to the importance that convenience plays in the shopping experience. The ability to find products on clean and tidy shelves, try clothes on without waiting too long and in pleasant surroundings, return items efficiently and […]

              What do shoppers really want from the retail experience?

              E-commerce has dramatically changed how people shop, and led retailers to rethink the role of their stores. With change being a constant and continually accelerating, there is truly only one way to learn what shoppers want and expect their shopping experience to be like and that is by asking them directly. Together with retail research […]