Customer Success

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    MetLife rolls out tools to help customers take full advantage of their benefits

    The insurance provider is looking to educate consumers on the full extent of their benefits and improve customer satisfaction in the process. 

    By April 12, 2024
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    Customer success enters the limelight as an answer to SaaS market woes

    Businesses are charging customer success teams with driving revenue and growth, but they must do more with less as budgets remain stagnant.

    By S.L. Fuller • March 27, 2024
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    What the Catalyst, Totango merger means for customer success teams

    The merger marks a shift in the customer success software market, as the new company pushes to boost post-sale revenue throughout the customer life cycle.

    By March 5, 2024
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    Starbucks opens first fully accessible store in DC

    The chain will begin adding inclusive design elements, like wide pedestrian pathways and power doors, to all new builds and remodels in the U.S.

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Customers want to use card-linked benefits to save, research finds

    Shoppers seek easy-to-understand benefits that offer cost savings from both branded cards and loyalty programs.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Very few consumers are satisfied with in-store experiences

    Businesses will need to implement a variety of technologies, not just generative AI, to offer customers the information and convenience they demand, IBM research shows. 

    By Feb. 6, 2024
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    University of Utah Health doubled patient feedback for actionable insight

    The healthcare provider was able to collect and analyze patients’ comments at scale after implementing an experience management system.

    By Jan. 26, 2024
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    The pursuit of truly connected customer journeys in 2024

    2024 transforms CX with seamless 'phygital' integration, emphasizing a customer-first approach and leveraging technology for success.

    Jan. 22, 2024
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    Schnucks’ execs talk the art of customer relations

    Two of the grocers’ executives shared at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show how the chain is finding the right balance with technology to build relationships with its customers and workers.

    By Catherine Douglas Moran • Jan. 17, 2024
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    Yeti leans into post-purchase communication to engage customers

    “You need excellence all the way from the homepage through a package arriving at their doorstep,” said Yeti’s director of software engineering.

    By Jan. 16, 2024
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    Retailers hone in on improving the checkout experience

    Leaders from Wayfair and SSENSE discussed how they are spearheading good CX by emphasizing a smooth digital checkout at NRF 2024.

    By Jan. 15, 2024
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    Return fees harm customer loyalty, survey finds

    Some retailers are implementing returns fees to avoid restocking costs, but that short-term relief can come at the cost of long-term customer loyalty.

    By Jan. 11, 2024
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    Regulator’s BNPL guidance may go beyond banks

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency directed its advice at national banks, but a Venable attorney expects others to use it to inform their approaches.

    By Caitlin Mullen • Jan. 10, 2024
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    National Park Service again tops federal agencies for best CX

    The federal parks agency has the best customer experience for the seventh year in a row, according to a Forrester report.

    By Jan. 5, 2024
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    CVS simplifies loyalty into a 2-tier program

    “We heard from some of our 74 million ExtraCare members that they were looking for a more streamlined experience,” a CVS executive told CX Dive. 

    By Jan. 5, 2024
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    How to build — and develop — long-term customer relationships

    Instead of fixating on short-term metrics or broad market share, Safe Software focuses on the lasting value that comes from building community.

    By Rosalyn Page • Jan. 4, 2024
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    NY governor pursues BNPL regulation

    New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is seeking to require buy now, pay later providers to obtain a license to operate in the state, in addition to other potential regulations for the industry.

    By Caitlin Mullen • Jan. 4, 2024
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    Walmart adds Affirm’s buy now, pay later option to self-checkout

    In an expanded partnership between the two companies, Walmart is adding a BNPL option to checkout kiosks at most stores. 

    By Tatiana Walk-Morris • Dec. 21, 2023
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    Senators prod CFPB on buy now, pay later oversight

    Three Democratic lawmakers, worried about financially vulnerable consumers during the holiday shopping season, urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to keep an eye on buy now, pay later offerings.

    By Lynne Marek • Dec. 19, 2023
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    Capital One continues to top JPMorgan, TD in big-bank satisfaction survey

    One J.D. Power expert thinks customers like Capital One’s banking products because they feel that those help them save time and money.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Dec. 18, 2023
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    Hyundai creates CX division, combining retail and after-sales

    Michel Poirier will lead the division, which was created in an effort to streamline the automaker’s CX efforts.

    By Dec. 13, 2023
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    How J. Jill nurtured brand loyalty through customer connection

    When it comes to strengthening loyalty, CX is a key ingredient. So what lessons should brands apply at a time of overwhelming choice and heavy competition?

    By Rosalyn Page • Dec. 11, 2023
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    More customer success leaders are reporting to the CEO, report finds

    Customer success teams are moving up in importance in organizations, but economic headwinds mean resources are tight.

    By Dec. 4, 2023
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    Best Buy ties experienced, well-equipped associates to higher NPS

    Declining sales have led to new operating models, but the retailer is trying to ensure cost reductions don’t come at the expense of the customer experience.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    Southwest names chief customer officer as part of a C-suite revamp

    The cadre of new senior leaders will help the airlines target end-to-end customer experience improvements and smooth operations.

    By Nov. 28, 2023