Competition is an inevitable part of the business world, for businesses of any size. It is not a necessary evil, but rather an important part of the business ecosystem. In fact, competition can be an effective tool for growing and improving your business. Read more

There is an assumption that mystery shopping is for retail and hospitality businesses only. While it is true that shops, banks, hotels, service stations, restaurants and more are well suited to mystery shopping, it doesn’t stop there. Read more

It’s official, the customer experience is now more important to brands than mobile marketing, according to an Econsultancy report. With the promise of high returns on investment and happier customers, why wouldn’t your business want to pay closer attention to what their customers are saying? Read more

Remote work is on the rise, therefore it’s critical for companies to figure out how to maintain a positive company culture across the organization, regardless of the physical distance between team members.   Read more

Want to learn more about your customers’ needs and preferences? A customer survey can reveal countless ways to improve your business. But too often, businesses miss out on insights because they’re sending inadequate surveys. Read more

’Tis the season for returning that sweater your mom gave you that didn’t fit. Make no mistake: A happy customer is a repeat customer. And as it turns out, in 2020, a lot of that happiness depends on the returns policy. Read more

What is your 2020 vision? As a new decade approaches, BARE International is here to help your business increase sales, enhance the customer experience and stay ahead of the competition. Read more

What exactly is ‘DIGITAL’ Customer Experience? Is it mobile? Apps? Social media? Here, BARE International breaks down all you need to know about incorporating a seamless digital experience for your customers in 2020. Read more

In a world where marketers get messages in front of millions of prospects with a simple click,  the ability to make those offers feel personalized has become increasingly important. With personalized discounts, businesses can offer their customers more than a one-size-fits-all approach. Read more

With only 29 shopping days left until Christmas Day, consumers are buying at brick-and-mortar stores, but still do most of their product research online. Moving into 2020, retailers have the opportunity to go a step further and leverage data-driven and digital technologies to elevate the customer experience in more meaningful ways. Read more