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Are we in the midst of a retail apocalypse?
In spite of doomsday headlines, brands that focus on the customer experience continue to succeed.
A good retail experience can be as complicated as incorporating innovative technology like 3D printing to create a clothing item on-demand, or as simple as focusing on the store employees.
Unfortunately, a lot of brands and retailers overlook the latter. In fact, only 35% of retail employees feel as though training is effective. Thatís a scary number, because without a well-trained retail sales force, consumers are left to their own devices.
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Published By: SpringCM
Published Date: Dec 06, 2006
On behalf of CHEMCENTRAL, SpringCM manages more than 1.2 million documents — growing by more than 50,000 new documents each month — such as Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Certificates of Analysis (CoA), product updates, proofs of delivery, price letters, and invoices.
Iím not sure if youíve heard, but people keep
talking about how weíre in the midst of a
Itís this thing where lots of brick-and-mortar locations
close down, and even entire companies go out of
business. Thereís quite a bit of blame to go around: The
Great Recession, and Amazon, and private equity, and
shifting consumer spending behaviors. In spite of the
doomsday headlines, some brands continue to succeed,
and a lot of those brands seem to be focusing on one
thing: the customer experience.
A good retail experience for a customer can be as
complicated as incorporating innovative technology like
3D printing to create a clothing item on-demand, or as
simple as focusing on the store employees.
Unfortunately, a lot of brands and retailers overlook the
latter. In fact, according to this recent panel surveying
retail employees, only 35% of retail employees feel as
though training is effective.
Thatís a scary number for both retailers and brands,
because without a well train