‘It’s no secret that successful companies are the ones with satisfied customers. But while many executives claim to understand the importance of customer experience (CX), it often falls by the wayside as resources are channeled into product development.’ BARE shares an article by Aimee Tariq for Entrepreneur with the importance of CX.
‘Starbucks, Taco Bell, Wendy’s and several others have been upgrading or introducing their programs as they hope to build traffic coming out of the pandemic.’ BARE shares an article by Jonathan Maze for Restaurant Business with new and upgraded loyalty programs.
‘Much has been written about customer service through the years, but the events of the past few months have changed the conversation in a big way. The rise in on-line buying has created new questions about how to build customer loyalty with someone you never actually meet.’ BARE shares an article by Jill Griffin for Forbes on how customers determine value.
‘Every consumer has their go-to brands—the companies they will do business with again and again because of a trusted track record, great product and strong service. Every company wants to be a go-to brand, only about one-third of them reach that status.’ BARE shares an article by Blake Morgan for Forbes on the connection and progress for customers of the future.
‘Most managers are struggling to navigate the impact Covid-19 is having on their organizations, but how the pandemic is affecting different parts of the enterprise varies dramatically from one department to the next.‘ BARE shares an article by Matthew Dixon, Ted McKenna, and Gerardo de la O for Harvard Business Review on how to support your customer service team, and subsequently your customers, through the coronavirus crises.
‘Consumer electronics like phones or laptops are now essential medical technology, as doctors visits have transitioned from medical offices to your home. Via, of course, video live-streaming. “Vonage drives virtually all of the major telehealth providers throughout the world,” says CEO Alan Masarek recently on the TechFirst podcast. “And we’ve seen literally in the last month a 2,000% increase in video usage in the telehealth vertical.”’ BARE shares an article by John Koetsier for Forbes Consumer Tech on the unprecedented increase in telehealth and online video usage as industries shift into digital adoption amongst COVID-19.
‘Customer loyalty and optimism is at the top of most companies’ list of things to be concerned about during COVID-19. The way companies react to the current crisis and publicly treat their customers will significantly alter their reputation for years to come.’ BARE shares an article by digital agency Onimod on how to put your customers’ interests first with these simple tips on customer relationship management.
As a global company, we have been closely monitoring and actively handling the situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic since late January, when our BARE China office was impacted. While the world continues to work through the unknowns together, we remain open and available to consult on various topics related to business needs and progression from our known and current expertise.
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