Darren Hitchcock, VP or UK/EU at RichRelevance shares five ways to embrace omni-channel retailing in this Econsultancy blog post
A decade after the rise of e-commerce, today’s mobile technologies and social media applications have contributed to a convergence of consumer demand and technology.
Consumers now expect constant connectivity and interactivity from retail brands and retailers must embrace omni-channel retailing, an integrated sales experience that melds the advantages of physical stores with the information-rich experience of online shopping.
Omni-channel means seeing things from a consumer’s point of view, not from the comfort of your own business boundaries.
It means interacting with customers via their three channels of exploration: social, mobile and local, at every stage of the purchasing process.