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ForwardPMX Invests in the Future of Conversational Commerce with the Acquisition of Leading Voice & Chat Platform, Headliner Labs

Headliner Labs' Caroline Klatt and Dana Gibber join ForwardPMX to Launch the Agency's Voice and Conversational Commerce Capabilities Award-winning, global brand performance agency, ForwardPMX, announced the acquisition of leading voice and chat platform, Headliner Labs. The company's CEO and Co-Founder, Caroline Klatt, and COO and Co-Founder Dana Gibber, will join ForwardPMX as Co-Chief Innovation Officers spearheading the agency's voice and chat practice and helping to position clients for growth in a voice-enabled…

NexTechar Teams with LivePerson to Personalize AR Through Conversational Commerce

One-Of-A-Kind, Transformative Technology for Retailers Combines Messaging and AR Experiences NexTech AR Solutions, the industry leader in augmented reality, is pleased to announce it has partnered with LivePerson, a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, to integrate augmented reality (AR) for enhanced product views and 3D advertising into LivePerson’s AI-powered conversational commerce platform. The partnership offers powerful new retail capabilities for showcasing products and shopping on messaging channels,…

LivePerson Debuts Expert Guide Series to Demystify Conversational Commerce for Business Leaders

New publications empower marketing, customer service, and contact center leaders to launch Conversational Commerce initiatives LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce, announced the debut of its Expert Guide series to help customer service, marketing, and contact center teams design and implement initiatives driving higher customer satisfaction, agent efficiency, and sales using messaging and virtual assistants. The Expert Guide series, developed from LivePerson's learnings taking leading global…

NexTech And LivePerson To Demo Conversational Commerce Platform Integrating AR With Messaging On Main Stage at AWE USA Conference May 31,…

Company to Present a New Use Case for Sentiment Analysis Capabilities Within Its AR E-commerce Platform, Featuring Conversational Commerce Technology NexTech AR Solutions announced that CEO Evan Gappelberg and President Paul Duffy will team up with LivePerson to showcase its sentiment analysis capabilities for augmented reality (AR) eCommerce at the Augmented World Expo (AWE) USA Conference, taking place in the heart of Silicon Valley May 29-31, 2019 at the Santa Clara Conference Center in Santa Clara, CA. On the Mission…

Conversocial Acquires AI-Powered Conversational Commerce Platform Assist

Deal Allows Brands to Transform Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service with Dynamic Customer Interactions That Seamlessly Integrate Bots and Live Agents Conversocial, the leading digital customer experience platform, is acquiring Assist, pioneers in messaging automation, to offer scalable, conversational customer experiences that strike the right balance between adaptive automation and human support. Assist’s focus on smart, next-generation automation and chatbots coupled with Conversocial’s unified approach to new…

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes LivePerson Conversational Commerce and AI Offerings for Financial Services with “Global Customer Value…

Unique, End-To-End Approach to Conversational Commerce and AI Creates a “Seamless Experience,” Says Leading Industry Analyst Firm Following a review of conversational artificial intelligence (AI) in the financial services space, Frost & Sullivan awarded its 2018 Global Customer Value Leadership Award to LivePerson, in recognition of its unique, end-to-end approach to deploying conversational commerce and AI in brand-to-consumer communication. Some notable conclusions from Frost & Sullivan, which led them to…

LivePerson Releases First Annual Conversational Commerce Index

Shows High Consumer Preference for Conversational Interfaces, Fast Adoption of AI and Automation LivePerson, Inc., a leading provider of conversational commerce solutions, released its first annual conversational commerce index report, highlighting how businesses are using messaging and voice assistants to interact with their customers. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the untapped economic potential for conversational commerce, and quantifies the opportunity for the market with three benchmarks: consumer…

5 Predictions About the Future of Conversational Commerce

Once the territory of a few niche companies, Conversational Commerce is trending with some of the biggest brands in the world — and it’s working better than anyone could have hoped. Walmart, king of consumer goods, recently formed an incubator called Store No. 8. The debut product of this incubator, Jetblack, provides personalized shopping support to customers through text messages. Jetblack’s AI assistants make suggestions to shoppers based on their previous activity. Thanks to this investment, Walmart is dominating…

BotCentral Team Joins LivePerson to Accelerate Conversational Commerce at the World’s Largest Brands

Silicon Valley-Based Team Will Expand Liveperson's Bot Ecosystem and Accelerate the Delivery of Advanced Conversational AI to More of the World's Largest Brands LivePerson, Inc., the global leader in conversational commerce, announced that the founding team at innovative conversational AI startup BotCentral, including CEO and noted Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur Eswar Priyadarshan, has joined LivePerson. Priyadarshan will lead the conversational design group at LivePerson, driving the adoption of conversational…

LivePerson Integration Makes SAP Upscale Commerce Solution Conversational

Enables Rapid Deployment of Cutting-Edge Conversational Commerce for Small and Midsized Businesses Worldwide LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, announced a new offering that integrates LivePerson's industry-leading platform into SAP Upscale Commerce, allowing small and midsized businesses to deploy advanced conversational commerce with unprecedented speed. The companies have announced a joint education campaign, which will begin with a "Profitable, Conversational Commerce" webinar…

Yotpo Fast-Tracks Product Innovation for eCommerce, Showcasing SMS Marketing to Help Brands Drive Revenue and Success

Survey Reveals Nearly Half of Consumers Welcome Texts from Brands, a Significant Behavior Shift that Paves the Way for SMS Marketing to Become Top Revenue Channel for D2C Brands High-Growth Women's Healthcare Brand, Lauren Bosworth's Love Wellness, Sees Instant ROI with SMSBump by Yotpo Yotpo, the leading eCommerce marketing platform, has announced that, in light of a recent consumer survey conducted in April 2020, consumer use of mobile commerce has accelerated to position SMS as the best channel for brands to drive…

Why COVID-19 Is Putting Pressure on E-Commerce Teams to Perform

In the three months since the Coronavirus began, online retailers and brand sites have seen an increase of 8.8% in online shoppers and 52% in total sales compared to 2019. As social distancing becomes the new norm for an uncertain amount of time, consumers have already started shifting their shopping habits online to help protect themselves and their communities. Under heightened stress, brands and retailers need to ensure consumers can find the right product with ease and speed. Major retailers and governments are…

e-Spirit CMS Integrates with SAP Commerce Cloud’s Decoupled PWA “Spartacus” Storefront

Integration with FirstSpirit hybrid headless content management system enhances e-commerce sites with content-driven commerce experiences e-Spirit, maker of an industry-leading FirstSpirit Digital Experience Platform (DXP) powered by a hybrid headless CMS, today announced it is the first content management system (CMS) to integrate with SAP Commerce Cloud’s decoupled PWA “Spartacus” storefront. The integration will make it easy for customers that use SAP Commerce Cloud to deliver immersive, content-driven shopping…

Creative Virtual and Spitch AG Announce Partnership to Bring Speech Recognition and Conversational AI Together

Creative Virtual, a world leader in customer and employee engagement solutions, today announced a commercial partnership with Spitch AG, the leading developer of enterprise speech solutions in Switzerland. The collaboration will utilise the best-of-breed technologies of both companies to provide their customers with innovative self-service solutions. The integration of Creative Virtual’s V-Person natural language chatbots and virtual agents and Spitch’s voice technologies brings an industry-leading voicebot offering to the…

How Conversational AI will Boost the 2020s Economy

It’s a question being increasingly explored in classrooms, newsrooms, boardrooms and living rooms. How will Artificial Intelligence impact the future of work and commerce? There is certainly no shortage of statistics or speculation on the subject. But perhaps someone should ask Alexa. Smart speakers and intelligent virtual assistants have already had a significant impact on consumer culture, driving a preference for screenless, more natural interactions with brands. The latest research shows that Voice-driven self-service…

MarTech Interview with Hugh Fletcher, Global Head of Consultancy and Innovation at Wunderman Thompson Commerce

"B2B marketers must be more knowledgeable about their customers as they must target them as workers, decision-makers, and consumers" Could you tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at your company? When it comes to the future of commerce, many organizations are just not thinking far enough ahead – they are too ‘heads-down’ thinking about this week’s, this month’s or maybe this year’s figures. But while they are ‘heads-down’, some major players in the market are very much ‘heads up’ – and are defining …

Artificial Solutions to Steer Conversational AI Applications for Scania

Artificial Solutions, the leading specialist in enterprise-strength conversational AI, announced that Scania, a major manufacturers of trucks and buses, will be using Teneo® to build a variety of intelligent conversational applications. Teneo will be used by a central team within Scania to create highly intelligent conversational interfaces throughout the entire organization. Strong collaboration features within Teneo that support enterprise wide development will allow Scania's developers and business users alike to build…

[24]7.ai Extends Messaging Leadership with Industry Leading Conversational AI

Support for Leading Messaging Platforms and Integration with IBM Watson and Google TensorFlow Builds on the Company's Strong AI Legacy 7.ai, Inc., a global leader in intent-driven customer engagement solutions, announced that it has expanded its messaging capabilities with advanced conversational AI capabilities. With this release, companies can now enrich messaging channels such as Apple Business Chat, Google RCS and Facebook Messenger with industry-leading conversational AI, sophisticated routing capabilities, and…

Emotibot Technologies Raised $45 Million in a Series B+ Round, Launched AI Contact Center with Full-Duplex Voice Conversational AI

Pioneer the Emotional AI Innovation with Total Solutions Emotibot announced the completion of the $45 million series B+ financing on its four-year establishment. This round was co-led by an important strategic partner and V FUND and Lingfeng Capital, followed by Keywise Capital, Zhong An Asset Management, Trend Investment, Puhua Capital, and VIA Capital. Before founding Emotibot, Kenny Chien, who believes in emotional intelligence prevails artificial intelligence, has the ambition to develop a sociable…

How to Make Your Chatbot Successful in the E-Commerce Market

I would like to start with the fact that the retail market today is developing by leaps and bounds, but traders by the way also do not stand still. On the contrary, they gradually seize the initiative by introducing Artificial Intelligence into their products. Note, when the many things were simply impossible, but thanks to the arrival chatbots much has changed. Chatbots are one of the most effective tools in building relationships between customers. More and more retailers choose E-Commerce chatbots as a primary…