‘There’s no denying the impact of COVID-19 on all areas of everyday life. Retailers and other companies are adjusting their approaches to capitalize on a new way of consumer life—focusing on health and safety, staying home and finding creative ways to shop.’ BARE shares an article by Blake Morgan for Forbes with 25 trends inspired by COVID-19 that show the long-term impacts of the pandemic.
‘Brands have implemented any number of approaches in the name of customer experience; agile techniques, insight-driven strategy and real-time optimization. But, catapulted into lockdown by Covid-19, the following six months have been the ultimate litmus test for them.’ BARE shares an article by Morag Cuddeford-Jones for Marketing Week on why taking care of employees has helped take care of customers in times of crisis.
On this webinar, we share how to:
- Discover the ‘baseline’ for your typical customer habits and expectations using resources you already have!
- Assess the impact of Brand and Interaction experience on likelihood to recommend using ‘Best in Class’ brand insights using ‘CCX’ or ‘Competitive Customer Experience’ research.
- Incorporate insights with current guest expectations to provide EMEM: Exceptional Moments to make Experiences Memorable.
‘It wasn’t too long ago when every business claimed that the key to winning customers was in the quality of the product or service they deliver. But, things have changed. Now, an even more important success factor has appeared. Providing the best customer experience.’ BARE shares an article by Toma Kulbytė for SuperOffice with powerful customer experience statistics.
‘E-commerce and shopper marketing strategies merge as consumers adopt new, possibly long-term, habits during the COVID-19 pandemic.’ BARE shares an article by Meghan Howard for Quirk’s with new consumer behaviors in the grocery industry.
‘As Q4 approaches, retailers and consumers alike are settling into new realities and habits while adjusting strategies and plans to accommodate them. Everything about 2020 looks different than years past, including the holidays, from travel and shopping to traditions and gifting.’ BARE shares an article for RetailMeNot with holiday predictions for Q4.
What does getting back to travel feel like? I spent some time with fellow BARE International colleagues and CX experts, Michele Jowdy, Director of Business Development, Melanie Cihak, Director of Client Services, Alicia Myers, VP of Operations to hear their personal impressions of recent travel experiences. Keep reading for key conversation insights with some sage considerations.
‘Technology has made it possible for even small businesses to leverage innovation to improve their customer service and outpace competitors by building customer loyalty.’ BARE shares an article by Pritom Das for Entrepreneur with the relationship between technology and customer service.