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The Aftermath Part 2: Why Some Retailers Lost the 2017 Holiday Shopping Season

The Aftermath Part 2: Why Some Retailers Lost the 2017 Holiday Shopping Season

When you hear about eCommerce growth rates of nearly 20% year-over-year, you may think that the rising tide will raise all boats. But in instead, some of the world’s biggest retail brands struggled this holiday spending season. Let’s take a closer look at 3 reasons some retailers fell short of holiday expectations.

Chatbot Success: Lessons Learned from Jobr by Monster

Chatbot Success: Lessons Learned from Jobr by Monster

Jobr can trust its Career Concierge to handle so many user inquiries that they don’t need anyone to manage the bot. Why are their results so different from the 70% of Facebook Messenger chatbots that fail? Jay Feng, Jobr Lead Data Scientist, explains how building a chatbot with Layer has pushed the marketplace app forward.

3 Reasons Omnichannel Retail Fails (and What to Do Instead)

3 Reasons Omnichannel Retail Fails (and What to Do Instead)

Despite the rise of omnichannel, retailers are still losing ground to Amazon. There are plenty of reasons why omnichannel strategies fall short. But if you want to move past them, you need to change the focus of customer conversations in retail.

Powering the Web Summit Messaging Experience in 2017 and Beyond

Powering the Web Summit Messaging Experience in 2017 and Beyond

After a crazy week in Lisbon for Web Summit 2017, we’re back to reality. This was the fourth year Layer partnered with Web Summit to power the conference’s messaging experience and the feedback just gets better every year. Check out our takeaways from this year’s event.

Your Brand, Your Experience, Your Data: Thoughts from Phocuswright 2017

Your Brand, Your Experience, Your Data: Thoughts from Phocuswright 2017

We are back to San Francisco after our first Phocuswright 2017 and feel collectively energized about who we met and what we learned throughout the week. Now that we’ve had some time to reflect, here are some of our key takeaways about how customer conversations fit into the future of travel.

Facilitating the Lifetime Customer Conversation

Facilitating the Lifetime Customer Conversation

It’s time to bring sales and support back together. Back to the 1:1 relationships we had before mass marketing and the internet. That’s the premise I set in Part 1 of this two-part series. But what I’ve found is that getting people on board with this concept isn’t the problem. You’re probably already spending time […]