Retailers are looking at loyalty differently these days. They’re re-examining their entire approach to loyalty programs as a whole, including the concept of rewarding customers based on frequency and value of purchases, and plastic loyalty cards are on the wane. This study by Newstore reveals how to drive personalization and engagement both online and in-store.
Making it harder for customers to make returns or get in touch with you is a poor customer service strategy. So is slavish devotion to KPIs and this quarter’s results, while missing the bigger picture of the customer experience you’re creating. See what pitfalls this approach creates for your business, and how to avoid them.
What does it take to be a customer experience leader? Kelly Ritchi, SVP of Employee and Customer Services for Lands’ End, talks about the iconic brand’s philosophy and approach to customer service, what sets it apart and the business benefits it sees as a result. The company is a finalist in the leadership category for the Excellence in Customer Experience awards from Multichannel Merchant; winners will be announced during a luncheon on March 29 at Operations Summit 2017 in Pittsburgh.