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QLess Digital Line Management Promotes Social Distancing for Retailers

AI-driven mobile tool ensures public health and safety with virtual queue technology As stores reopen and consider strategies to minimize the risk of COVID-19 infections, the QLess line-management and customer experience platform has become an essential tool in upholding social distancing measures by eliminating the need for physical line-ups. QLess enables virtual check-ins through a dedicated online portal with real-time SMS updates about wait times and placements in line. By enabling mobile or home waiting, retailers…

LivePerson Integrates With Google’s Business Messages

Brands Can Take Advantage of New Entry Points to Rich, Asynchronous Messaging Experiences That Customers Prefer to Traditional Phone Calls and Waiting on Hold LivePerson, In. , a global leader in conversational solutions, announced it has joined Google’s partner program to help brands launch on Business Messages, which lets customers initiate messaging conversations with businesses directly from Google Search and Maps. Messaging allows customers to begin conversations when and where it’s convenient for them, pausing…

How Remote Working Will Help Retail Revaluate Its Agenda

As the impact of the coronavirus crisis grows every day, the retail world has had to evolve in countless ways, as how we shop and connect with each other has shifted dramatically. The pandemic has changed the way that all businesses are operating, not least in relation to working from home for those who are able to. We are living through dark times but it is important to try to stay positive – and the situation may well be giving many companies the chance to take stock of the future, says Robert Lockyer, the owner of…

Sentri360 by Everguard.ai Unveils New Platform for Worker Safety and Monitoring as Industries Reopen Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Everguard.ai, a developer of AI-based worker safety solutions, officially launched new applications to help industries reopen safely as the first COVID-19 lockdown loosens. Their flagship platform, Sentri360™ is an end-to-end safety solution that alerts management and workers in real time to potential safety hazards. The application can ensure employees are wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), adhering to social distancing guidelines, and can perform person-by-person skin temperature checks through advanced thermal…

Equifax Introduces New ‘Response DIGITAL’ Solutions To Bring Businesses Online In Social Distancing Economy

COVID-19 Has Redefined Consumer Expectations for the Digital Experience; New Offering Addresses Widespread Need for Digital Marketing, Identity Trust and Fraud Prevention Capabilities Required to Create Effective Customer Connections Online Equifax Inc. continues to introduce solutions to help customers of all sizes navigate the COVID-19 economy. Today, the company announced a new Response DIGITAL solution suite designed to help businesses of all sizes move online as they work to create and maintain effective customer…

Pivotree Announces Rapid-Launch Solution for Buy Online, Pickup In-Store

Compatible with any commerce platform, BOPIS by Pivotree can be implemented in weeks, helping companies get back to business with same-quarter ROI Pivotree – a leading Global Commerce and MDM Services Provider – announced the launch of its Buy Online, Pickup In-Store (BOPIS) solution. BOPIS by Pivotree can be rapidly implemented – in a matter of weeks – to drive same-quarter return on investment (ROI) for retailers with online commerce channels. Pivotree is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, whose provincial government…

COVID-19: 5 Ways Analytics Can Help Businesses Prepare for What Comes Next

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions worldwide and has prompted governments to take unprecedented steps to contain the spread. Restaurants, gyms, salons and other types of businesses where people gather are shuttered indefinitely. Millions of people are working from home, and parents are homeschooling children with little advance preparation or support. The human tragedy playing out daily is foremost on people’s minds, but the economic fallout is already severe, with millions in the U.S. filing for…

Mobile Growth Association Embraces a Full Virtual Event Strategy for 2020

Kicking off with MGS GVC 1.0—three days uniting 100+ global mobile industry experts across 70+ sessions with 1000+ Attendees Coronavirus has impacted the way the whole world works, especially within the events and conference industries. With social distancing measures in place to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and no clear end in sight, Mobile Growth Association announced that it will move all physical events to virtual events, starting with MGS Global Virtual Conference 1.0 this June. Mobile Growth Association is…

COVID-19 a New Paradigm for Human-To-Human Marketing: 6 Steps to Cracking the Consumer Code

If you want to study somebody’s beliefs and perceptions, study their behavior, especially when they are alone. Despite moments of despair and fear during this unique moment in history, I find myself incredibly inspired by how this experience offers an opportunity to understand human behavior in ways we never have before.  Social distancing, isolation, and quarantine, provide a rare – some may say, once in a lifetime – unobstructed portal into the human experience. An opportunity for marketers to acquire a higher level…

4 Tips to Help Your Brand Survive Social Distancing

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted how businesses advertise to customers and how brands communicate USPs and core messaging above the line. The global plan to combat the spread of the virus is largely to enforce nationwide lockdowns and encourage people to stay at home. This forces users to adapt, and as they do, are potentially forming new long-term consumer habits. Understanding these changes, as a brand is fundamental in surviving such trying times. You know your business better than anyone, and…

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…

iSIGN Patented Technology to Help Enforce Social Distancing in Las Vegas and Elsewhere Post COVID-19

Hi-Tek Media and Omni Veil Inc. in conjunction with iSIGN Media Solutions Inc., are pleased to announce plans to use the Omni Veil network, powered solely by iSIGN technology and hardware, to message social distancing reminders to the City of Las Vegas as COVID-19 restrictions are eased. While Las Vegas is eager to slowly start returning to normal, social distancing will be a major community issue.  Hi-Tek and Omni Veil are preparing to offer its existing vehicular and fixed location network to message reminders of…

Restaurants Turn to this Digital Marketing Company to Increase Sales During COVID-19

RestaurantGeofencing.com, a digital marketing agency that specializes in geofencing and mobile advertising, announced today that as part of its brand commitment to both local restaurants and franchise restaurants, all geofencing fees will be deferred until social distancing restrictions are lifted or franchises and restaurants receive the government funding that is available. Marketing Technology News: Creatio Channel Network Teams Up to Help Organizations Fight Against COVID-19 RestaurantGeofencing.com is offering…

Gaming in the Time of Coronavirus

The world is changing right before our eyes. Movie theaters, restaurants, and bars have all shut their doors. Sports arenas, concerts, and conferences have been canceled. Schools and businesses are closed. As people search for a sense of normalcy and indoor entertainment in a time of social distancing, Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, hit the nail on the head when explaining why people are flocking to video games. He said, "Games are the perfect platform because they connect people through the lens of joy, purpose,…

SLING TV Reinvents Happy Hour With Free Primetime TV Through Daily ‘Happy Hour Across America’

- As part of the 'Stay in & SLING' initiative, SLING TV unlocks primetime TV nightly with SLING Blue service free from 5 p.m. ET to midnight every night - News consumption on SLING TV has risen 164 percent, but viewers switch from news to entertainment starting at 6 p.m. - Live TV without the cover charge, available at sling.com on popular web browsers SLING TV is introducing a new kind of happy hour with "Happy Hour Across America," offering free TV every night to help the nation unwind after days of difficult news…

BirdEye Accelerates Interactions Product Launch to Help Businesses Affected by COVID-19

New Messaging Platform Offered Free to Distressed Businesses Enables Easy Communication and Texting With Customers BirdEye, the leading customer experience platform for local businesses of all sizes, announced it has accelerated the release of its new product, Interactions, and will offer it for free to businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As business owners adjust to stay-at-home orders and navigate the uncharted waters of running a company during the social distancing period, communicating with customers is…

The COVID Pandemic Will Contribute Significantly to the $542 Billion Couriers and Messengers’ Market

The Business Research Company offers “Couriers And Messengers Market By Type (Domestic Couriers Market, International Couriers Market) Type Of Coverage (Couriers And Express Delivery Services, Local Messengers And Local Delivery) End-User (B2B, B2C, Others), And Region | Global Forecast To 2023” from its research database. The unprecedented outbreak of corona virus is boosting the couriers and messengers’ market globally. The virus, which originated in the Wuhan Province of China, later spread across the world. With…

RoboAds, a New Breed of Service Robots to Combat COVID-19

Social distancing has become a necessity to curb the spread of COVID-19. Yet, a group of heroes are jeopardizing their own health by doing just the opposite. These heroes are healthcare and security staff who have been working relentlessly and in direct contact with the public. As the world embraces itself for an unprecedented era, there is a vital need for the development of new technologies to limit physical interaction without compromising human interaction. Marketing Technology News: Insight Recognized in Gartner 2020…

Coronavirus Lockdown: Massive Surge in the Use of Fintech Apps

Coronavirus-triggered social distancing, isolation and lockdowns have driven-up the use of financial apps in Europe by 72 per cent in a week, reveals deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations. The sharp increase in the use of financial technology comes as the world readjusts to life fighting against the global health crisis and economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. James Green, deVere Group’s Divisional Manager of Europe, notes: “The world has changed in the last…

Virtual Reality Company Offers In-Store Shopping Experience with Home Delivery During Coronavirus Social Distancing

Many people are homebound, due to the Coronavirus and can't get to the store. As a solution, LifeStyles In 360, a Florida-based tech company which originally created Virtual Reality shopping experiences for Whole Foods Market and The Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, will bring the in-store shopping experience to online users with home delivery. Marketing Technology News: SalesHood Steps Up to Offer Free Usage of Its Sales Enablement Platform During COVID-19 Crisis Unlike the…