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Auto Manufacturers: Love Them Or Hate Them, Human Touchpoints Aren’t Going Away

Karine Cardona-Smits 2 days ago
With Zaklina Ber, Senior Research Associate, Forrester In 2021, we surveyed customers in five European countries about their experiences with auto manufacturers during both the purchase and service experience. To understand and ultimately improve the quality of their customer experience (CX), auto manufacturers need to understand why the industry ranks the way it does. Fifty-five […]
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Tendances Retail et eCommerce 2022

Thomas Husson November 23, 2021
Vidéo du keynote du One to One de Monaco sur les tendances retail et eCommerce
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The President’s New Management Agenda Has A Clear Approach To Strengthen Customer Experience

Rick Parrish November 22, 2021
The new PMA has three priorities: employee experience, customer experience, and managing the business of government. In this blog post I evaluate the CX priority and offer advice to implement it.
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Authenticité, marketing, et transformation durable.

Thomas Husson November 19, 2021
Vidéo du discours d'ouverture sur le thème de l'authenticité à la conférence Digital Marketing One To One de Biarritz
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All Brands Must Build Value From Direct-To-Consumer

Michelle Beeson November 18, 2021
The value of a brand’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) digital presence goes beyond direct sales. Brands that still rely heavily on retail partners for digital sales can still drive value from direct customer engagement. Of course, DTC consumer purchases benefit brands with better margins, since they avoid fees or commission charges from partners. The benefits go beyond […]
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The Evolution Of Design In 2021: Learning From Design Vendors

Andrew Hogan November 15, 2021
I’ve been out on paternity leave and needed to catch up. Design is changing rapidly, so I thought I would give a peek into my reading and analysis of recent results and announcements: More and more companies are investing in design and adopting new tools to design with. One sign is the interest in new(er) […]
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The Metaverse Is Born — Now It Needs To Grow Up

David Truog November 15, 2021
The metaverse has arrived — or that was the vibe last week, anyway, at the 2021 installment of the Augmented World Expo (AWE) conference. Many speakers also acknowledged that the metaverse is still in its early days, but the consensus was that after decades of gestation, the metaverse is now born. Since 2013, AWE has […]
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Predictions 2022 Live

Chart a bold path to success in 2022. Hear our predictions for the year ahead.

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Forrester’s Digital Go-To-Market Review: The World’s Most Future-Proofed Brands

Sucharita Kodali November 12, 2021
To help brand manufacturers take control, Forrester’s Digital Go-To-Market Review series assesses a set of brands in a specific category to see how well they are positioned to thrive independently. In this review, we analyzed our reviews of 177 retail brands.
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European Predictions 2022:  Customer Experience

In 2022, brands will look to their CX teams to help them navigate their way through the pandemic by adjusting to a “new normal”. Join this free webinar to learn more.
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Leave No One Behind This Holiday Season: Use Inclusive Language

Gina Bhawalkar November 11, 2021
Is your site ready to welcome all customers this holiday season? Follow these best practices to apply inclusive language in your customer experience.
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Predictions 2022: How CX Can Shine In A Year Of Shortages

What It Means November 11, 2021
“Shortage” will be the name of the game in 2022. CX leaders will have to help their organizations contend with out-of-stock products, understaffing, and unhappy customers. Senior Analyst Judy Weader and Researcher Sam Karpinski explain how CX leaders can shine during a difficult year.
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Why Customers Say They’ll Recommend You And Also Say They Won’t Buy From You Again

Michelle Yaiser November 10, 2021
Customers seem to contradict themselves when they say that they don’t intend to stay with a brand but will buy more from and/or recommend the brand. This blog post discusses what's behind this customer loyalty pattern and how should brands respond.
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European Predictions 2022

Visit our resource hub to discover the key trends impacting European businesses in 2022.

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Lemonade’s Acquisition Of Metromile: Start Your Engines! The Race For Digital Insurance Supremacy Just Took A New Turn

Jeffery Williams November 10, 2021
Talk about timing. Last week, Lemonade revealed Lemonade Car, its entry into auto insurance. This week, it announced the acquisition of Metromile, one of the largest usage-based auto insurers in the world. Insurance technology (insurtech) M&A has been strong, but admittedly, I didn’t expect to see a transaction like this so soon. But I suppose […]
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Predictions 2022: (APAC) Banking On The Old And Doubling Down On The New

Zhi Ying Barry November 9, 2021
The Asia Pacific banking sector has largely weathered the pandemic crisis. But with revenues being squeezed by low interest rates and sluggish loan growth, APAC banks will make big bets and increase their spending on technology, talent, and fintech to drive growth. Tapping into the opportunities brought on by the digital momentum gained during the […]
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Most Chatbots Disappoint — Here’s How To Make Them Better

David Truog November 9, 2021
To create an effective chatbot you need to master conversation design, a new discipline for experiences based on conversational AI.
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“Predictive” Marks A New Era In Customer Experience Management

Steven Peltzman November 4, 2021
Forrester has launched a new feature in its FeedbackNow platform that lets brands move into the predictive era of customer experience. Learn more here.
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To Win Customer Loyalty, Make Customers Feel Valued, Appreciated, And Respected

Michelle Yaiser November 3, 2021
Each year, we find that emotion has a bigger impact on customer loyalty than effectiveness or ease. This blog post discusses the emotions that have the biggest impact.
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See the future and gain a competitive advantage for 2022

Discover 12 trends our research reveals will matter most next year. Download our Predictions 2022 Guide.

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Zendesk’s Momentive Acquisition Paves The Road For A Customer Service-CX Data Highway

Colleen Fazio November 3, 2021
Customer service is a key driver of customer experience (CX), but technology silos often stand in the way of effective collaboration across CX and customer-facing teams. The recent announcement by Zendesk that it intends to acquire Momentive, parent of the well-known SurveyMonkey brand, has the potential to help users of both platforms break through this […]
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Five Findings From Forrester’s Review Of Six Canadian Banks’ Mobile Sites

Alyson Clarke November 3, 2021
Each year, my colleague Andrew Hogan and I review mobile websites of top Canadian banks to understand how effectively banks are meeting customers’ expectations, specifically when it comes to finding, researching, and applying for a chequing account. We review functionality and observe users as they try to complete their goals. In this year’s report, we […]
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Five Findings From Forrester’s Review Of Six US Banks’ Mobile Sites

Alyson Clarke November 2, 2021
Each year, my colleague Andrew Hogan and I review mobile websites of top US banks to understand how effectively banks are meeting customers’ expectations when it comes to finding, researching, and applying for a checking account. We review functionality and observe users as they try to complete their tasks. In this year’s report, we evaluated […]
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