10 Rules of CPG Management in the Digital Age

CPG Management Rules

The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry has undergone significant changes in recent years, forcing retailers to adopt novel approaches to enhancing productivity and efficiency. Most notably, CPG organizations are adapting to consumer demands for digital services and moving their operations partially or entirely online. Although the transition to eCommerce has been ongoing for several years,…

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Better Experiences, Stronger Relationships: Is Digital 360 Worth the Hype?

Digital 360 Worth Hype

The short answer is “absolutely.” Digital 360 has recently become the new industry standard for communicating with customers on the level they have come to expect. It allows businesses to connect with their audiences at any time of the day, on their preferred platforms. When companies have the capabilities of understanding each individual consumer, they…

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2 New Ways for Brands to Engage with Product Reviews on Amazon

Responding to reviews, regardless of where those reviews were written, is so important. When you respond to a negative review, you have the opportunity to turn a bad situation around and show the reviewer (and future prospective customers) that you care. Here at 1440, we strongly believe brands should respond to reviews, regardless of where…

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Retail Trends: How Chat Apps Are Changing CRM

Chat Apps Changing CRM

Chat apps have the potential to become a leading CRM communication channel, especially for simple inquiries. Why? People love chat apps. Many people—possibly even you—visit chat apps multiple times a day to connect with friends, family, and increasingly brands. Customer-centric service requires that you join your customers in all their favorite chat apps, and that…

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The 10 Top Benefits of Live Chat for Businesses

Benefits of Live Chat for Business

Providing great service is essential to winning new customers — and retaining the ones you’ve got. Case in point? According to Salesforce, nearly three-quarters of consumers have made purchase decisions based on their customer service experiences. And 91% indicate that a positive customer service experience improves the likelihood of a repeat purchase. But the channels…

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8 Benefits of Customer Service Outsourcing

customer-service-outsourcing-benefits

Customer service should never be an afterthought. Instead, winning brands must make it a priority to consistently deliver great service before, during and after the sale. Providing great service pays off. According to Salesforce’s State of the Connected Consumer report, 71% of consumers have made a purchase decision based on the quality of customer service…

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a Business Language Translation Software

Business Language Translation Software Discussion

The success (or failure) of a global business largely depends on its ability to effectively communicate in any language — both internally and externally. Brands that can communicate with customers across the globe are better equipped to win business and foster loyalty. A report from CSA Research found that 76% of consumers prefer to find…

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The Complete Guide to Salesforce Language Translation

Salesforce Language Translation

Offering great products is important — that will never change. But increasingly, it’s great experiences that set companies apart. According to the Salesforce State of the Connected Customer report, 80% of consumers indicate that the experience a company provides is just as important as its products or services. It’s essential to focus on consistently delivering…

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6 Things You Might Not Know About Customer Q&As

Things You Didn't Know Amazon Q&A

Imagine there’s a customer shopping for a pair of shoes in a brick-and-mortar store. She’s able to see the shoes in person — and even try them on. And if she has a question standing in the way of her purchase, she can ask the nearest sales associate for help. Now imagine that same customer…

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How 1440 Saves You Time Throughout the Customer Journey

1440 Customer Journey

Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, once said “We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It’s our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better.” Jeff may have said this several years ago, but it’s arguably even more true today.…

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