Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Creating Compelling Customer Experience

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When retailers think of customer experience, supply chains are generally not the top of mind. It is all about the glossy catalogs, slick web-sites, product images, interactive product experience, videos and all the other technology, media, and communication glitz bundled together and thrown on the consumer to make the sale! But what happens after the sale is secured? Is customer experience truly limited to slick product presentations and glitzy web-sites? Or is there more to it beyond the glitz, glitter, and glamor?

We believe that great products and presentation is simply a good start for a great customer experience. A truly compelling customer experience goes deeper, substantially deeper and is only enabled when the underlying supply chains can keep the fulfillment promises made and meet the customer expectations of time, quality, and service.