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3 Ways to Power Up Your CX in 2019

Are your customer experience initiatives moving the needle? Are they differentiating you from the competition or meeting customers’ expectations? If the answer is anything other than a resounding “Yes!”, don’t worry - you’re not alone. A recent report by Forrester...

4 Signs It’s Time to Migrate to a New Loyalty Platform

By now, you’ve probably caught wind of some changing perspectives in the loyalty industry. Many businesses are beginning to recognize that transaction-based programs (those that reward customers based solely on spend/frequency) are losing their effectiveness....

3 Tips for a Stress-Free Loyalty Platform Migration

Maybe your loyalty program has been slowly declining, maybe it's never quite lived up to expectations - either way, you know it's time to make a change. But what if it's not just your program mechanics that need an overhaul? What if you need a whole new platform?...

Moving from a loyalty program to a loyalty strategy

An extended version of this post first appeared in Loyalty Management Magazine, Q2 2018.   If you read much about customer loyalty, you'll probably have heard the news: Traditional, transaction-based loyalty programs are on their way out. It's not all bad, though -...

Are you measuring customers’ true value?

Your customers' value isn't just determined by the money they spend with your business. Now, you might be rolling your eyes and thinking "Obviously... we treat our customers as people, not dollar signs" - which is awesome. But it's not what I'm talking about here....

Why in-store engagement matters

The recipe for a good in-store experience may seem like something that was mastered a long time ago. Not everyone is necessarily doing it well, mind you, but the retail industry in general knows what needs to be done: design the physical space well, display products...

Tech trends that will impact loyalty in 2018

As you're settling into 2018, it's a good time to review your plans for the year ahead - and prepare your marketing, loyalty and CX strategies for the changes that are coming. As always, developments in technology will have a key role to play in shaping marketers'...