Let’s face it – consumers today are empowered. The internet marketplace is officially their playground and resourceful consumers hunt relentlessly for the best deals and satisfying user experiences. In pursuit of the most attractive deal, they’re armed with devices that allow them to search, monitor and purchase, on their terms, at any time, from anywhere
Customers have a need… a need for speed. We live in an age where information can be accessed easily online and from anywhere in the world. In addition to copious amounts of information, a growing percentage of consumers expect products and services to be instantly available for purchase online. Basically—the faster the better, which can
For companies in the digital age, particularly in the airline industry, the pressures of price transparency has increasingly constricted profit margins on core products. Ancillary revenue is a viable solution for maintaining profit margins, while also providing a better-rounded and customized digital shopping experience for customers.
Managing and consistently improving a digital sales platform, that includes
For travel companies, identifying vendors to support business needs, particularly with services that impact customer experience, is difficult. Before identifying a viable solution, a thorough review of the needs of the service in question, vendor options and their offerings must be conducted.
When selecting a partner to execute ecommerce platform optimization and ancillary sales strategy, decision
This year’s Digital Travel Summit has promised to take attendees on an imaginative journey, calling for travel companies and decision makers to put themselves in the shoes of their customers. This theme aligns well with Fusion’s goal of helping travel providers to sell smarter. This means knowing your customer base, applying personalization, and ensuring that
Customers today are informed, connected, savvy and willing to hunt for the best deal. Online ecommerce platforms have drastically changed accessibility and intensified the competition for market share. On the web, mom and pop shops, large retailers and everyone in between, are on a fairly even playing field. So how can you stand out in
(This post was originally published by Bob Dufour on LinkedIn at: http://linkd.in/1LCCfou)
For travel companies, increasing average order value (AOV) and establishing repeat customers are top priorities. As consumers continue to make more purchases online and via mobile devices, there is an opportunity to optimize ancillary sales, from departure to destination, like never before. A strategic approach
Each year millions of Americans go to the theater, explore theme parks with their families and frequent their local movie theater. Trends indicate an increasing percentage of media and entertainment purchases are in the form of online tickets in advance of the event or experience. This provides an opportunity for media and entertainment companies to
During 2015 online retailers can expect a growing demand for customized shopping experiences, especially from travelers, as well as consumers in general. Market trends indicate savvy shoppers are increasingly demanding that retailers tailor their offerings to best suit specific consumer needs and provide a unique and seamless shopping experience.
In addition to consumer expectations, tre
Cheap travel can be viewed as a double-edge sword: it creates a competitive advantage if you can offer a lower price on fares, but it can come with a with a little bit of grumbling from the consumer who’s used to having everything included in their price. In a new study produced by CarTrawler and