‘Many organizations today consider customer experience to be key in differentiating them from competitors. This is vital, as most businesses are now operating more-so online than in person because of the pandemic. The online world brings with it increased competition, particularly from digital natives. While most businesses can’t compete with digital natives from a technology perspective, they should be looking to other ways they can provide value to customers that will secure their loyalty.’ BARE shares an article by Neil Hammerton for ITProPortal with key differences between customer service and customer experience.
What are some thoughts you may have if you had to stay at a hotel during COVID? Is your room thoroughly cleaned? Are employees taking the proper precautions? Linda, our Global Director of Client Services, shares her discoveries during an unexpected hotel stay.
‘Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the foodservice industry has rapidly refocused its efforts to bolster delivery and pick-up orders. As the customer relationship moves online and at their doorstep, safety measures must be put into place for both delivery teams and consumers.’ BARE shares an article by Christine Schindler for Fast Casual on simple solutions that protect delivery employees and customers.
‘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.
’Tis the season for returning that sweater your mom gave you that didn’t fit. Make no mistake: A happy customer is a repeat customer. And as it turns out, in 2020, a lot of that happiness depends on the returns policy.
Even in times where traditional brick and mortar shops are facing increasing competition from online shops, the real-world shopping experience is still relevant. Artificial intelligence (AI) is now being used to chart a customer experience journey that fits the demanding expectations of retail consumers.
Bad customer service is costing businesses BILLIONS. $537 billion to be precise, according to Vision Critical. With today’s technology when a bad interaction is shared in an instant, businesses cannot afford a negative customer experience.
Ever wondered what you can do to improve your customers’ experience with your brand? Now is the time to create a customer experience (CX) strategy.