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The “big data” hype rages on, especially for retailers anticipating the holiday shopping season. There are five things retailers need to know about big data.
Smartphones and tablets are the ultimate business tools, the coolest technologies and the biggest distractions any of us have ever seen.
With a steady 10-year barrage of new social media platforms offering another, and another, and another way to engage with consumers, we’re shrugging our shoulders and throwing geofencing on top of an ever-growing pile of channels. How great brands are breaking the cycle.
At the core of the retail evolution, we have millennials and their peculiar, online, mobile shopping habits. They are forcing retailers to pivot—but whether millennials are good, bad or ugly for your business just might come down to how you choose to respond.
Every day, more contact centers are providing more of what consumers need: real, valuable service. And that means more revenue. But that’s still the exception to the rule. Here’s a quick look at what is holding contact centers back, and how they can forge a better way forward.
Trend reports can’t tell individual retailers how much seasonal staff to hire, how to schedule a promotional calendar, how much server capacity to have available, or if a brick-and-mortar location is overstaffed and underperforming. Retailers need real-time data to make the most of shoppers’ favorite time of year. Here are three areas on which to focus.
Most marketers rely on data to do their job well. However, most either don’t have access to the right data, or can’t make sense of it. Here are four ways a dashboard can bridge the chasm between the data you have and the insights you need.
Making business decisions that are based on gut-instinct rather than data is like trying to pick stocks based on how you like a shirt you bought at a some store back in February.
Here we take a look at three trends retailers should be aware of, along with the key takeaways to help them keep their heads above water.
Five short years ago, brick-and-mortar stores were pumping away quite solidly. Sure, they were feeling some of the changes that ecommerce and a little mobile shopping brought on, but it was hardly the explosion that we are seeing today. Here we take a look at three trends retailers should be aware of, along with the […]