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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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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Introducing Translation Studio for Salesforce

Consumers expect great service wherever they are on the purchase journey. And the current global crisis has only heightened these expectations. According to Salesforce, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised customer service standards for more than half (58%) of consumers. When companies hit the mark, they’re rewarded. Salesforce found that 71% of consumers say they’ve made…

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customer service vs customer experience

Customer Service (CS) and Customer Experience (CX) are both frequently used terms in the business world. And oftentimes, these two phrases are used interchangeably. But are Customer Service and Customer Experience in fact the same thing? The short answer? No. CS and CX are certainly related, but they’re not the same thing. What exactly is…

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Customer Experience Trends 2021

Customer-centric brands can leverage these four CX trends to deliver great experiences in the year ahead. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies scrambled to adapt to what we thought were temporary changes in consumer behavior. For example, retailers rushed to make curbside pickup available to keep contact to a minimum—while still maintaining sales.…

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Who Should Monitor Online Reviews

These days, there are a lot of ways consumers share their feedback about products and experiences. But one method that’s growing in popularity is writing reviews. 50% of shoppers wrote reviews for at least one product they purchased in 2018 (PowerReviews). In comparison, 42% of shoppers wrote at least one review in 2014. Brands can’t…

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