New IBM Inventory Visibility Helps Improve Omnichannel Profitability and Customer Experience for High-Turn Inventory Industries

Supply Chain Application Optimizes Order Management Process with Single, Real-Time View of Orders and Inventory Across Entire Fulfillment Network IBM announced IBM Inventory Visibility, a modular supply chain application that helps companies in high-turn inventory industries improve omnichannel profitability and customer experience. With a single, real-time view of inventory tracking and all available-to-promise inventory across the entire fulfillment network, companies can optimize order management processes, globally.…

World’s Largest Sports Retailer Runs on MuleSoft to Deliver Omnichannel Customer Experiences

Anypoint Platform Enables Decathlon to Innovate at Scale, Launch New Products to Market, and Expand Its Presence to the United States and Beyond MuleSoft, provider of the leading platform for building application networks, announced that Decathlon, the world's largest sporting retailer, is using MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform™ to deliver connected customer experiences and broaden its reach to new regional markets. Anypoint Platform has enabled Decathlon to build a foundation of reusable APIs, making it easier than ever to…

The Vitamin Shoppe Takes Omnichannel Customer Experience to New Heights with Aptos Retail Technology

Leading Specialty Retailer and Wellness Lifestyle Company Was Recognized at Aptos Engage Conference for Omnichannel Transformation and Retail Innovation Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, announced that The Vitamin Shoppe, an omnichannel specialty retailer and wellness lifestyle company, is successfully leveraging Aptos solutions, including Aptos Store for point of sale and Aptos CRM, as part of the retailer's ongoing advancements in omnichannel excellence and customer loyalty. An…

everis and Infobip Partner to Offer Omnichannel Customer Experience

This Partnership Will Offer Virtual Agents Through Infobip's Wide Product Portfolio Providing Omnichannel Communications Capabilities for Its Clients- the Consultancy Company Will Run Its Enterprise Virtual Agent Platform, Eva, in Order to Help Accelerate Time-To-Market with All the Features Required by Major Companies everis, leader IT consultancy company, and Infobip, global cloud communications company for businesses, and a leader in omnichannel engagement, announced a partnership that will combine the power of…

Selligent and Servion Global Solutions Announce Partnership to Redefine Real-Time Omnichannel Customer Experiences

Collaboration Powers Connected Store Experience Pilot for Leading UK Grocery Retailer Global B2C marketing automation company, Selligent Marketing Cloud (Selligent) and leading specialist in Customer Experience Management (CEM) Servion Global Solutions (Servion), announced a strategic partnership that brings real-time omnichannel customer experiences to consumers around the world. The partnership leads the way in meeting the modern demands of B2C companies for integrated solutions across marketing, sales and support –…

Books-A-Million Selects Aptos CRM to Enhance Omnichannel Customer Experience

Over 100 Years in Business, One of the Nation's Largest Book Retailers Will Bolster Its Loyalty Program and Engage Customers Differently Using Aptos Technology Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, announced Books-A-Million has selected the Aptos CRM solution to provide a 360-degree omnichannel view of each customer to enhance the overall customer experience and inspire brand loyalty and sales. Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is the second largest chain of…

Oracle Retail Omnichannel Suite Innovations Power New Consumer Experiences

New Cloud Service, Greater Inventory Visibility and Mobile Reporting Help Retailers Engage Customers While Improving Operational Efficiency and Insights National Retail Federation - Oracle Retail continues its momentum in enabling digital transformation in the retail community with the launch of Oracle Retail Xstore Office Cloud Service. The service centralizes all back-office elements of store operations, eliminating the need for data center investment, providing a faster implementation timeline and creating a more…

Twilio Announces Autopilot, Enabling Millions of Developers to Build Omnichannel Bot Experiences That Don’t Suck

By Relying on Twilio Autopilot to Handle the Complex Details That Typically Lead to Bad, Automated Customer Experiences, Developers Can Now Deliver an Omnichannel Self-Service Option to Customers at Scale Twilio, the leading communications platform, announced Twilio Autopilot, the first fully programmable, conversational AI platform for building custom bots, IVRs and home assistant apps. Consumers want a quick, self-service option when interacting with businesses but are often frustrated when that experience does not…

LiveRamp and Thunder Experience Cloud Announce Partnership to Enable Omnichannel, People-Based Measurement and Personalization

Thunder Experience Cloud and LiveRamp, an Acxiom company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced a partnership to enable people-based marketing in three key areas: targeting, measurement, and personalization. The partnership provides marketers with a more holistic view of their customers by giving them the ability to track ad exposure and conversion across devices directly to people-based IDs in a privacy-conscious manner, rather than relying on less accurate identifiers such as Cookie IDs or…

Bright Pattern’s Latest Release Delivers Effortless, Personalized, Omnichannel Customer Experiences

The Latest Release Provides Innovative Video Chat Escalation, Easy-To-Use Agent Interface Updates, GDPR Compliance Advancements, and Omnichannel Communication Enhancements Bright Pattern, leading provider of omnichannel cloud contact center software, released Bright Pattern Contact Center 5.2. Designed to improve customer experience through effortless and personalized omnichannel customer service, Release 5.2 enhances omnichannel communications with new video chat settings, support for private networks, features for PCI…

Zendesk Suite Launched for Integrated Omnichannel Customer Experience

Zendesk Also Unveils Complementary New Product Offering for Proactive Customer Service Engagement Zendesk, the leading customer service and engagement platform, has announced the launch of The Zendesk Suite. The Zendesk Suite is a new omnichannel offering that brings together the most popular customer communication channels in one simple package and price to help companies provide a consistent and connected customer experience.  Recommended Read: B2B Buying Disconnect: Are You Targeting the Right Set of Customers? In…

Acxiom Launches Digital Transformation Services and New Adobe Experience Cloud Services to Power Omnichannel Personalization

Expanded Collaboration with Adobe Accelerates Brands’ Digital Transformation Acxiom, the data foundation for the world's best marketers, announced the launch of its Digital Transformation Services practice, with inaugural service offerings for Adobe Campaign, part of Adobe Marketing Cloud, and Adobe Audience Manager, part of Adobe Analytics Cloud at Adobe Summit 2018. Acxiom’s Digital Transformation Services focus on forming strategic collaborations with leading technology, data and service providers to enhance…

Upstream Works Joins Forces with NextNet Partners to Improve Omnichannel Customer Experience

Upstream Works And Nextnet Partners Team Up To Increase Customer Engagement And Collaboration Options For Clients Upstream Works, a provider of Omnichannel Contact Center solutions, has announced a new partnership with NextNet Partners, to provide integrated communications solutions on the Cisco Collaboration platform. Together, they are making it easier and faster to deploy effective solutions that meet the needs of clients and deliver real business value. Upstream Works Focus at Transforming the Agent and Customer…

Mitto Launches Conversations, a Single Interface for Omnichannel Customer Communications

Conversations eases and streamlines two-way customer communications across a wide range of engagement channels without the need to integrate APIs Mitto, a leading provider of global omnichannel communications solutions, announced Mitto Conversations, a new solution that empowers brands to seamlessly and more efficiently manage omnichannel customer communications within a single pre-built, no-code platform. With Conversations, brands can facilitate rich, engaging and secure two-way conversations that build brand loyalty and…

Zendesk Research Predicts: Business Success in 2021 Hinges on Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences

Global Annual Customer Experience Trends Report 2021 shows customers continue to be more demanding, making it harder for businesses to meet expectations in a post-pandemic world Despite 2020 being a year of far-reaching and rapid transformation in how people live, collaborate, and connect, the global Zendesk Customer Experience (CX) Trends Report 2021 shows the customer experience is increasingly crucial to business success, and that the most successful companies are adopting new technology at record speed. In fact, new…

United Power Electrifies Their Customer Experience with Bright Pattern Cloud Contact Center Software

Bright Pattern replaces top cloud contact vendor with significantly better ease of use, agent experience, agent productivity, omnichannel reporting, omnichannel quality management, and reliability Bright Pattern, a leading provider of AI-powered cloud contact center software, announced that it was deployed by United Power. United Power is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative that provides electricity to more than 97,000 homes and businesses along Colorado's northern front range. United Power is committed to…

Britelite Immersive Acquires Fabl to Create First-of-Its Kind Experience Management Platform

Veteran Tech Industry Marketing Executive Daina Middleton Takes Over as CEO Britelite Immersive, a creative technology company that builds immersive and interactive experiences for brands and marketers, has acquired content management platform Fabl to create a first-of-its kind Experience Management Platform, effective immediately. As a result of the acquisition, Britelite’s proprietary software, Litehouse, will combine online, virtual and physical experience oversight into a single platform, launching an entirely new…

Bright Pattern Notes Companies Taking New Innovative Approaches to Customer Experience Since the COVID-19 Pandemic

In line with recent research from McKinsey and IBM, Bright Pattern sees companies finding smarter ways to operate, increasing digital and mobile channel adoption Bright Pattern, a leading provider of AI-powered cloud omnichannel contact center software, has seen new approaches taken to mitigate the recent challenges from COVID-19 and increased acceleration of innovative digital approaches to better serve customers. McKinsey recently reported that digital channel adoption was vaulted forward 5 years in a span of only 8 weeks…

Haptik Introduces Conversational IVR Solution to Enable Omnichannel Virtual Assistants

Haptik's Conversational IVR solution leverages the company's core AI platform to power virtual agents to naturally interact with customers via voice The solution has been built in partnership with Audiocodes, one of the world's leading voice gateway contact center providers This solution will reduce customer support call wait times and help businesses create better overall customer experience at scale Jio Haptik Technologies Limited, one of the world's largest conversational AI companies and a subsidiary of Reliance Jio…

Maintaining the Retail Omnichannel Edge in 2021

It’s that time of year again where we reflect upon the prior year and make informative predictions for the months ahead in order to adjust our business activities and refocus our strategies. Unsurprisingly, due to the nature of 2020’s events, just about every industry and business will be looking to 2021 with hope and optimism, as well as a strong sense of caution. And while the physical retail sector has been one of the hardest hit, ecommerce has experienced the opposite effect, but that’s not to say it has been…