Empathica EMEA’s Gary Topiol advises on serving up outstanding hospitality experiences during the 6 Nations Tournament.
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Over 10 years working with leading global brands we’ve learned that sometimes it’s executing the basics well that allows brands to break through to new levels of success. Here are some of the key lessons we’ve taken from our retail and hospitality programmes on improving customer experiences.
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Customer feedback is not about numbers; it’s about delivering great customer experiences. Empowering each frontline staff member to deliver great experiences is the best way to differentiate your brand in a challenging economy. Consumers remain cautious and selective about where they spend their money, so exceeding their expectations is more important for brand success than ever.
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Retailing today is far different than in years past. The journey that customers take have become more complex, and the number of ways a customer and a business can interact has grown: Click and collect, call centres, brick and mortar stores, online purchases, etc. The points along the customer journey today seem quite endless.
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Whenever we think about the variability in our customers’ experience, it is tempting to consider just the differences between locations. Who are our best stores, how can we learn from them – who are our worst stores and how can they improve. The reality is that there is just as much variability in the experience within individual stores are there is between them – even our best locations have bad days.
When implementing CEM it’s important to think beyond simply the products and technology that will be in play, and look at what your brand is trying to accomplish from a programme standpoint.