A Recipe for My Finances: How banks can better cater for new savers
In a world with more online sources for pasta sauces than ISAs and mortgages, why haven’t financial institutions got their online presence for fledgling savers organised? Nina Gaber examines the ingredients financial services could add to their current offerings.
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High hopes: Tips for ensuring successful text analytics
Text analytics is now an established component of many market research programmes. However, as its popularity has increased, so have expectations of what it can deliver. Here, Fiona Moss provides five ground rules to follow to ensure more success in using text analytics tools.
The Behavioural Science of CPG: Disrupting the customer experience
One of the most important developments facing brands today is how digital technology is fundamentally changing customer behaviour and decision-making. This paper introduces five 'Mind Economy' trends to suggest how consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands can achieve growth in this reality.
From products to experiences: Why Customer Experience matters in CPG
It's not new to suggest digitisation has changed the makeup of the retail industry and, in extension, how retail experiences are judged. However, the digital economy also presents new opportunities for consumer packaged goods manufacturers to bypass retailers entirely. Can the revolution in the CPG supply chain mean an evolution of customer experience?
Changing gear: How mystery shopping drives a better automotive CX performance
What should an automotive mystery shopping programme focus on? What do car manufacturers and dealers want from one? Jakub Hankovský explores the different options available to manufacturers, importers and dealerships, and how a well-executed campaign can fuel a better customer experience for customers and employees alike.
When difference doesn’t mean different: Understanding cultural bias
Running global Customer Experience studies provides both better value for money than individual country studies and a degree of standardisation across markets. However, their validity remains at risk from an age-old research problem: cultural bias.
Get Fair or Fail: Why Fairness is Key to Business Success
Acknowledgement of customer experience (CX) as a driver of business performance is at an all-time high, with most companies making significant investments to meet their customers’ needs. But for many the question remains; how do you choose which customers or situations to prioritise?