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5 Underrated Customer Service Must-Dos

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On the very first day of training camp in July 1961, Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi started practice by holding up a football and telling his players, “Gentlemen, this is a football!” He wasn’t insulting their intelligence as …

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3 Ways to Improve Your Plumbing Category

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A core category, plumbing may not be considered the most inspiring area of your salesfloor. However, investing in categories that are regular traffic-drivers can lead to more knowledgeable team members, which creates more satisfied customers and increased sales. Hardware Retailing …

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Customer Service Needs of Upcoming Generations

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According to a recent report from Gen Z Planet, a research and advisory firm, Gen Z’s disposable income has reached a total of $360 billion in the U.S. and will only increase as more members of the generation enter the …

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How Chatbots Can Assist Your Operation

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According to Insider Intelligence, a research firm that analyzes digital opportunities, by 2024 consumer retail spend via chatbots will reach $142 billion worldwide—a sharp increase from the $2.8 billion spent in 2019. With continuing staffing issues and increasing demand for …

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Using QR Codes to Provide Next-Level Customer Service

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From gaining access to a concert venue to reading a restaurant or bar menu, quick response codes, more commonly known as QR codes, have made it easier for consumers to make purchases, look for information and connect with brands they …

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5 Tips to Improve Your Digital Marketing

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According to the 2021 SuperOffice Customer Service Benchmark Report, 62 percent of companies do not respond to customer service emails. Read on to see how companies are failing customers digitally, and learn what you can do to improve your online …

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5 Chatbot Best Practices

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According to Outgrow, a data analytics and digital marketing company, 56 percent of users would rather use chatbots than call customer support. As chatbots continue to grow in popularity, consider using these best practices on your own chatbot to save …

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Ace Hardware Named Top Omnichannel Customer Service Provider

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Incisiv, one of the leading insights firms for consumer industry digital transformation leaders, recently released its Omnichannel Customer Service Index and named Ace Hardware as the top omnichannel customer service provider. The index assesses top retailers’ customer service experience and …

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