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Salesforce Report: Rising Shopper Expectations Put Pressure on Brands and Retailers to Redefine Customer Engagement Strategies

A new report from leading customer relationship manager (CRM) platform provider Salesforce sheds light on how COVID-19 permanently upended shopping for consumers and brands alike, raising shopper expectations in significant ways, while dramatically…

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Customer Relationship Management in Travel & Hospitality

Customer relationship management (CRM) is one of the key functional areas in the CX landscape. The use of CRM systems offers benefits in any industry, enabling the tracking of customer interactions and information, eliminating manual activities,…

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Exotel Acquires Chatbot Developer Cogno AI

Exotel, a provider of cloud-based telephony services in India, has acquired fellow Indian communications platform and artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot developer Cogno AI, in a cash-and-stock deal aimed at expanding the growing company’s…

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Using Appointment-Based Shopping to Improve CX

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in many changes, particularly in retail, where the implementation of customer and employee safety protocols, such as sanitizing stations, mask wearing, and social distancing, became commonplace. But even as…

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Private Equity Firms Maintain a Hearty Appetite for CX Growth Investments

Podium On November 15, communication and payments platform Podium announced it had raised $201 million in Series D funding led by YC Continuity, bringing Lehi, Utah-based Podium’s valuation to more than $3 billion. YC Continuity is…

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Passenger Tracking Systems: A Behind the Scenes CX Technology

As the travel industry sputters toward recovery, those in the industry are turning an eye toward technologies that ease painful operational issues, and that provide a positive experience and impression for customers. The patterns of moving through…

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Telecom Providers See AI as the Secret Sauce for CX

Telecom operators around the world are laser-focused on upgrading their wireless networks from 4G to 5G so they can deliver faster network speeds with less delay and accommodate all types of new applications, from cloud gaming to streaming video….

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Treasure Data Secures $234 Million from Lead Investor SoftBank

In what is being called the largest-ever single funding round for a customer data platform (CDP), California-based Treasure Data has secured $234 million in an investment drive led by SoftBank Group Corp., the giant Japanese multinational…

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E-Commerce Lender Qupital Secures New $150 Million Funding to Push Expansion Plans

Qupital, the Hong Kong-based provider of capital and financing services to cross-border e-commerce sellers, has raised $150 million to expand business internationally and continue providing lower-cost loans to credit-worthy e-commerce sellers,…

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Artificial Intelligence for CX Applications

Case Studies, Market Drivers, Market Barriers, and Best Practices for the Adoption of AI Within CX Platforms and Applications

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Consumer Data & Analytics, Customer Relationship Management, Contact Center, Personalization & Optimization, Customer Data Platforms, Customer Insights & Feedback, and Employee Experience

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