The balance of power between brands and consumers is shifting, with customers now wielding greater influence and control. This allows them to be more demanding and less loyal than ever before. But what makes these customers tick and how will their characteristics evolve? Here are five important traits that are likely to define the customer next year and beyond.
It is now six months since the May 25 deadline for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance. How are brands now ensuring they are protecting, storing and using personal data?
Retailers don’t need reminding that the peak Christmas season is now upon us, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday already in full swing. Given the importance of Peak to retail success and ever-increasing competition, it is no exaggeration to say that this Christmas will be make or break for many companies. How can they ensure that they thrive?
Understanding what customers want is central to business success - we find out how Eptica is applying the same logic across its operations by interviewing Lenka Stoklaskova, Customer Success Manager....
Given the importance of understanding what consumers want, most brands focus heavily on listening to the Voice of the Customer (VoC). Research carried out for Eptica found that 78% of companies measure customer satisfaction, but that they struggle to get real value out of their programs. Here are 3 ways to deliver real value from Voice of the Customer insight....
Driven by budget pressures and rising expectations from citizens public sector organizations are currently undergoing a major change. They need to deliver more with less, but at the same time meet the needs of a more digitally-savvy audience. Achieving this relies on applying four key principles....
Customer service is changing dramatically, with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation leading more and more consumers to interact with brands through technologies such as self service. How will this impact the role of the customer service agent in the future?
Given the importance of customer experience to the bottom line, it is vital that brands understand how they are performing on a day to day basis. Not only does this enable them to measure their efficiency, but more importantly it provides insight that can be used to constantly improve how they operate, enabling them to meet continually rising customer expectations.
Rising customer expectations mean the experience that brands provide is crucial to the bottom line. At a time when the volume of interactions is increasing, Eptica research explains how automation can help improve CX and productivity.
Online chat has been around for many years, but it’s now becoming a crucial part of every brand’s online customer experience. Customers increasingly expect it and are happy using it – how can brands ensure they are delivering on its potential?