6 Ways Retailing Is Changing For The Better

By Paula Courtney, CEO. It’s an exciting time to be immersed in the cutting-edge world of retail technology and the perennial challenge of better engaging with customers. I was reminded of this recently when I attended the annual CEO summit hosted by the Wharton School’s Baker Retailing Center. The daylong conference, attended by thought leaders […]

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Customer Experience Day: An Opportunity To Get Real

By Paula Courtney, Chief Executive Officer. October 1 is Customer Experience Day, a celebration of the professionals and companies that make great customer experiences a reality. But more concretely, it’s an opportunity for all of us to better understand and gain insight into just what customers experience every day and each time they buy your […]

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Customer Memory: Timing is everything

Recently, I attended the Forrester CX NYC 2019 Forum, which brings together customer experience leaders from around the world to learn how to better understand customers and expand relationships. As I made my way around the conference sessions, learning about many of the new tools and technology that delve into customer preferences and decision-making, it […]

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What Customer-centered Industries Can Learn From One Another

By Paula Courtney, Chief Executive Officer. It’s a never-ending battle for your customer’s business. We need all the help we can get because in most cases, we’re playing catch up to meet our customers’ ever-changing expectations. Don’t worry. You’re not alone. We can learn from others who have gone before us. Earlier this month I […]

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What Every Business Can Learn From These 3 Airports About The Customer Experience

 By Lori Childers, Vice President This month, the Airports Council International Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards released a list of the top airports in the world for customer experience. The survey asked questions to some 600,000 passengers at 343 airports, based out of 84 different countries. In the questionnaire, different aspects of each airport from […]

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Top 5 Customer Experience Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

Going into 2019, the customer experience is still one of the biggest trends driving business success. In fact, roughly 84% of consumers agree that the key to winning them over is to treat them as people and not as numbers. While organizations are taking note of this and changing their models to better suit the […]

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5 statistics that prove the importance of customer reward and recognition

Our CEO, Paula Courtney, recently wrote an article regarding the four major customer experience trends happening in 2019. As a follow up to her article, we thought we would dig a bit deeper into one of the 2019 trends which we’ve seen emerging for many years: reward and recognition (R&R) for customers. Rewarding and recognizing […]

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CEO Thoughts: 4 Customer Experience Trends That Will Shape 2019

One of the most common questions I get asked by my clients is “what’s next?”. Where is the customer experience (CX) going? In an era of disruption, hyper-digitized economies and value-seeking customers, the pressure to be better and cheaper has been replaced with the pressure to be different and relevant. The leaders of tomorrow will […]

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