For the second year, we asked 500 panelists their
feelings and perceptions regarding the state of brickand-
mortar retail. The results may surprise you.
Our research found that, although sales associates are generally viewed
neutrally, specific sectors such as consumer electronics stores and momand-
pop shops have a positive perception.
Consumers seek out sales associates who are educated and able to
help them make an informed purchase. Our results also confirmed prior
reporting1 into the growing fluidity between e-commerce and traditional
retail. More than 75 percent of our panelists reported frequently browsing
online, then purchasing the product in-store. Sales associates who are
educated about the products in their store are more likely to sell more. Brands
that ensure that their sales teams have the proper product knowledge
maximize the likelihood that consumers will purchase from them.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Mar 23, 2016
Today, more than ever, the customer is at the center of business. Armed with more choice and ultimately more power, customers expect businesses to deliver entirely satisfying, customer-centric experiences throughout the sales cycle. Whether you sell to businesses or consumers, customers are accustomed to one-click purchasing, full mobile access, and social media-driven recommendations, and they are demanding a similar experience of all companies they do business with. With eSignature & Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solutions from DocuSign you can provide that experience, allowing customers to transact with you on their terms while reinforcing your modern reputation.
Published By: Sprinklr
Published Date: Nov 22, 2016
In this social listening whitepaper, you'll learn that listening technology provides brands with the power to reach consumers via the digital platforms where they research, make, and discuss their purchasing decisions.
obile Payments have emerged as a catalyst
for transactions across all markets.
In underdeveloped markets, mobile payment
technology is enabling businesses to sell products
and services to consumers that had previously been
out of reach.
In developed markets, it has made the process of
purchasing products and services even simpler.
PayPal, one of the most popular digital payment
solutions on the market, facilitated $66 billion in
payment volume throughout 2015, and now has
188 million active registered user accounts across
the US. Furthermore, Statista projects that mobile
payments will account for more than $210 billion in
transactions by 2019.
Mobile payment technology is a step forward in
the process of connecting businesses to the people
they are serving. However, some merchants will find
themselves miles behind their competitors by the
time the transition to mobile payments is complete.
The reason? A failure to implement the correct
mobile payment strategy.
An ever-increasing numbe
"Business buyers are shopping online as private consumers and they expect the same experience when purchasing business products and services online.
Read this white paper to learn how to:
Use B2C best practices to meet buyer expectations for enhanced online experiences
Deliver multiple combinations of products and services for faster, streamlined quoting and ordering
Support complex buying cycles and selling executions across channels and markets—and around the world"
Published By: Progress
Published Date: Jan 22, 2019
"With 66% of consumers saying personalized offers and content have had an impact on their purchasing decisions, it is time to get started and reap the rewards of personalization.Knowing where to begin with your personalization strategy can be a challenge. A good place to start is with our Personalization Checklist. As you implement your personalization strategy, it will help guide you, ensuring you have all the answers and tools to succeed.
Published By: Resonate
Published Date: Jan 24, 2018
Brands have never been so fragile. The way we find, consume, and share information has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. Traditional customers have been replaced by a more demanding, less loyal breed of customer, and the explosion of channels makes attracting and retaining this new consumer even harder. Digitally savvy buyers are more likely to base their purchasing decisions on relevant customer experiences than on a logo. Even as these device-hopping consumers’ behaviors and preferences change at a dizzying pace, there's still an expectation for a consistent, meaningful experience — but if it's not optimal their perception of value drops and they disengage.
So how can brands serve and delight smart customers across different channels and devices? Marketers must move beyond insights based on consumer demographics, transactional behavior, browsing habits, and intent.
Published By: Uberall
Published Date: Oct 08, 2018
Research shows that today’s in-store purchases tend to begin and end online. Even ready-tobuy
consumers research online for nearby stores, go in-store to buy, and often leave a review
about their experience. In turn, those reviews influence the purchasing decisions of your
future customers. This makes it crucial for businesses to have a voice in those conversations,
monitoring and responding to reviews and comments.
To reach a consumer with a message that is going to drive the most value for your organization, you have to understand what that consumer is looking for and what type of information will bring him further along the path of conversion.
In this webinar, Bonin Bough, Vice President of Global Media and Consumer Engagement at Mondelez International, energetically discusses how Mondelez is challenging marketers to “think like a startup,” and leverage social media and mobile to drive impulse purchasing and brand preference. Bonin shares how Mondelez achieved recent success in social engagement including the Trident, Wheat Thins and Oreo’s “dunk in the dark” campaigns.
While the store remains the cornerstone of the shopping experience, our survey of more than 26,000 customers across a range of grocery and non-grocery retail categories, reveals that today’s empowered consumers are increasingly comfortable purchasing through multiple retail channels. The much discussed trend of "Showrooming," threatens to fragment hard-earned customer loyalty. Retailers can convert the threat to opportunity by making their customers "sticky" through a seamless omni-channel approach that provides consistency, convenience and a superior shopping experience across every consumer touch point.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Apr 12, 2017
Today, more than ever, the customer is at the center of business. Armed with more choice and ultimately more power, customers expect businesses to deliver entirely satisfying, customer-centric experiences throughout the sales cycle. Whether you sell to businesses or consumers, customers are accustomed to one-click purchasing, full mobile access, and
social media-driven recommendations, and they are demanding a similar experience of all companies they do business with. With eSignature & Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solutions from DocuSign you can provide that experience, allowing customers to transact with you on their terms while reinforcing your modern reputation.
The Web experience is changing for consumers. While the National Retail Federation reports that over 90 percent of customers research products on the Web before purchasing, a single product photo and description is not enough to close the sale. Through broadband, with Flash and JPEG product images, retailers are providing information to potential customers which will improve the likelihood of closing the sale.
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