What will retail look like throughout 2024?

What will retail look like throughout 2024?

The year 2023 saw array of challenges in retail sector, including a surge in the cost of living, supply chain disruptions and increased energy prices. Amidst these adversities, constructive breakthroughs were witnessed — the Frasers Group and Next expanded, the Chinese online giants Temu and Shein stepped into the UK market, and Oxford Street revived […]

How Retailers can Streamline Digital Purchase Order Processes  – Retailer’s Guide

How Retailers can streamline Digital Purchase Order Processes – Retailer’s Guide

The digital purchase order processes can be time-consuming and challenging to manage during the Golden Quarter, due to a massive increase in the volume of orders and the simultaneous need to maintain accuracy and timeliness. Despite these challenges, retailers can employ a number of strategies to streamline their digital purchase orders. Continue reading this blog […]

Navigating Retail Peaks with the Right BPO Model

navigating retail peaks with the right bpo model

Whether it’s a special promotion or festive holiday rush like the kind experienced around New Year sales, navigating the challenges posed by retail peaks is an absolute imperative to success. The surge in customer activity during these periods is undeniable, creating a buzz across the supply chain that demands adept management. The catch, however, is […]

5 Order Status Challenges During Peaks – Retailer’s Guide

5 Order Status Challenges During Peaks - Retailer's Guide

As October unfolds, the retail landscape braces for a surge in Halloween-related sales. This spooky season brings with it a host of challenges for retailers, especially in managing order statuses effectively. From tracking high-demand costumes to ensuring timely deliveries of ghoulish decor, the pressure is on.  In this blog, we’ll delve into the five key […]

Inventory Management Best Practices for Retail Peaks

Inventory Management Best Practices

Highlights Efficient inventory management is essential for business success during peak retail season. However, many businesses overlook this critical aspect by failing to track their inventory effectively or using outdated manual methods. Such oversights can lead to costly stockouts, which can impact customer satisfaction and cause substantial annual losses. For example, an IHL Group report […]

The Evolving Role of AI in Customer Services

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The present-day prevalence of AI in customer service is undeniable, with businesses increasingly relying on chatbots, virtual assistants, and other AI-powered technologies to meet the diverse needs of their customers. While the current capabilities of AI in customer service are remarkable, the future holds even greater promise for this rapidly evolving field. In the spirit […]

8 Pillars to Support a Thriving Customer Service Team 

In this article, we discuss the following: Introduction Understanding Mental Health Factors Pillars for Supporting Mental Health Leaders and Managers Creating a Supportive Work Culture Conclusion I. Introduction Even customer support needs support! In the world of customer service, where every interaction carries the weight of customer satisfaction, there is a fundamental truth that often […]

4 Proactive Customer Service Steps for Loyalty & Growth

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4 Proactive Customer Service Steps for Loyalty & Growth In this article, we will explore the concept of proactive customer service and its benefits for businesses seeking to cultivate customer loyalty and achieve sustainable growth. We will provide practical step-by-step guidance on how companies can implement proactive customer service strategies, optimize processes, and leverage technology […]

Maximising Customer Loyalty: The Power of Outsourced CX

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Maximising Customer Loyalty: The Power of Outsourced CX As e-commerce businesses continue to boom, sustaining excellent customer experience can be time-consuming and resource-intensive. With the ominous clouds of an economic recession overhead, consumers have become more cautious with their spending, putting businesses under pressure and choking growth. However, the rise of mobile devices, increasing internet […]