Best Practice Report

Text-Based Chat Best Practices: Sephora’s Commerce Features

February 5th, 2021
With contributors:
Fiona Swerdlow , Hailey Colin

Summary

Retailers and brands must deliver experiences that are efficient, effective, and effortless for the customer. This piece is part of a series showcasing best-in-class examples of conversational interfaces; it focuses on Sephora’s commerce features. According to the Forrester Analytics Consumer Technographics® US Retail Recontact Survey, 2020, 42% of US online adults said it was important for retailers to offer live online chat on their website, up from 27% in 2019. Sephora allows customers to complete a transaction directly within the chat experience. To process the transaction, customers who have a Sephora account confirm with the agent their email, shipping address, and the last four digits of their credit or debit card on file. To learn more about the evolving presence of chat in retail, listen to our webinar on The State Of Chat In Retail: The Current And Future States. If you have questions, schedule an inquiry with us for more information.

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