Customer Service

How Retailers Use Software to Improve Customer Experience

Technology has penetrated almost every segment of the retail industry, from inventory management to customer service. The latest software solutions driven by machine learning, artificial intelligence, and automation allow for faster data analysis and deliver highly personalized customer experiences.

Here is how you can use software to boost user satisfaction.

Big Data Is the Future of the Retail Sector

In the competitive retail sector, brands need to continuously analyze market trends, monitor competitors, and collect customer data. That is where big data steps in. 

COVID accelerates demand for gig-driven customer support models

San Francisco, USA. 13 April 2021: Today Limitless released annual industry report ‘GigCX goes mainstream', with headline data revealing that 47% of those doing gig customer service roles today had lost full time employment or had hours cut due to COVID-19. Furthermore, 46% of those surveyed became GigCX Experts over the past year due to reasons associated with the pandemic.

Increase in online shopping accelerating race for customer loyalty, research finds

London 10th, December, 2020: The Digital Business Collective (DBC), an initiative involving BORN, and dotdigital to help FMCG brands drive direct customer engagement by accelerating digital channels and initiatives, today announces the results of a study which found that the pandemic-induced boom in online sales has left FMCG brands vulnerable - with consumers more likely to buy own-brand products, and less likely to make spontaneous purchasing decisions when grocery shopping online.

Goodwill is running out for retail during COVID-19, says new research

San Francisco, USA. 29th September, 2020: More than half of the public expects customer service to be ‘back to normal’, despite disruption caused by COVID-19, according to research by gig customer experience platform Limitless. 51% of 400 respondents surveyed felt that customer service should be back to normal efficiency and quality levels - compared to 75% who were prepared to make allowances for brands earlier in the year.

The research comes as brands begin the countdown to the busiest shopping period of the year, beginning with Black Friday (November 27th) and Cyber Monday, (November 30th) as well as the peak Christmas 2020 holiday shopping and January 2021 sale season.

Why Your Business Should Invest More Into Logistics

Logistics encompasses moving goods from their origin points to their final destinations. It also involves warehouse management, since knowing when you need more goods is a crucial part of ensuring customers receive them on time. Here are several compelling reasons why ramping up your logistics investments is a smart move.

E-Commerce Activity Is Rising

Your company may not solely operate online, but it may be a good time to consider letting customers buy some products over the internet. Many consumers love the convenience of shopping at any time of the day and getting what they need with just a few clicks.

Why Relationship Marketing Desperately Matters to Your Business

Competition in business is fierce under the best of circumstances. There are only so many differences you can highlight within the same industry, but you have to try to stand out from other brands like yours. The key to differentiating what you offer is building relationships with your customers. Relationship marketing is the crucial element driving successful businesses to greatness. 

Examples of relationship marketing include thanking a customer on social media for buying your product or sending a top client a gift card or fruit basket. It's an opportunity to make a typical interaction with your audience more profound and personal. Send out letters, pick up the telephone and engage on social media with your buyers. 

Technology Trends Improving Customer Experience in 2020

As technological advancement continues to reshape the world and every industry in the business sector, entrepreneurs and leaders find themselves at a crossroads. Do you continue doing what you always did and hope that money will keep rolling in, or do you capitalize on the modern trends and pioneer the integration of technology to set the stage for growth and expansion in the future? For an experienced business leader, the decision is simple. Leveraging technology to push your company forward is one of the best ways to ensure future growth, and of course, the best way to improve customer experience across the board.

Social Media Transformation That Changed the Game of Entrepreneurs

The growth and rise of social media in recent years is nothing short of amazing. While it has essentially been around for less than two decades, there are already billions of people using social media regularly. It is used to keep in touch with friends, interact with businesses and celebrities and keep up with the latest news around the world.

US Accountancy professionals “fatigued” by the complexity of technology choices available to them

The way in which accountancy firms are using technology to manage client engagements is becoming increasingly fragmented, leading many in the industry to believe quality is suffering under increasing time pressures and the need to juggle multiple applications to keep work on track. This is the key finding from a new study published by Huddle, comprising interviews with more than 250 partners and senior executives across the US to understand how firms are using technology to work with clients.

‘Gig’ customer service booming during Covid-19, says report

San Francisco, USA. 12th May 2020: Two thirds of people signed up on ‘gig’ customer service (GigCX) platforms are seeing an increase in demand for customer service tasks since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to The ‘Annual Gig Customer Service’ report, released today by AI-driven gig customer service platform Limitless. The gig customer service model is already in widespread use at companies such as Microsoft, Unilever and Sage.