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How To Survive The Holiday Season: Become Your Customer’s Best Friend

| Jay Henderson

Last holiday season, online retailers focused on streamlining the shopping experience so consumers could more easily find what they were looking for. So how can retailers build on this momentum? By taking the customer relationship one step further and getting inside the customer’s inner circle of trust as one of their “best friend brands.”

Is Your Customer Experience Designed for Humans?

| Jonathan Levitt

Your customers are not machines. You can target, track and acquire them, but you’re still dealing with conscious, emotional organisms. So how do you honor your customer’s humanity? In a world overloaded with choices, content and reviews, in what practical ways can you guide how customers relate to your brand?

How SmartFurniture Wins With Personalization

| Tim Parry

Ecommerce merchants have been trying to crack the personalization code for some time now. And the ones that have cracked it, like SmartFurniture, are offering their customers a more relevant experience, and converting at a higher rate than the competition. In this video, SmartFurniture president and CEO T.J. Gentle shows us their path to a personalized experience.

Gap Inc. Discusses Omnichannel and Global Strategies

| Tim Parry

Building on Old Navy’s recent debut in mainland China and Gap’s growing store base in the world’s second largest apparel market, Gap Inc. highlighted China as its largest growth initiative, where it expects sales to reach $1 billion in three years.