Generative AI: the future of retail customer experience

Unlock deep customer understanding by analyzing every retail shopper customer support or sales conversation with Level AI's Generative AI technology. Leverage rich conversational insights to personalize shopping experiences, train agents on best practices, and transform your retail contact center operation.

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Revolutionize the Retail Customer Experience with Advanced AI

Understand your customers, differentiate your brand

Analyze 100% of your contact center data with advanced Generative AI to proactively uncover drivers of brand experience and shifts in customer preferences.

Deliver Superior Retail Customer Experiences

Measure CX at each touchpoint in every conversation with generative AI-based autoQA, coach teams post-call, and in real-time to deliver exceptional retail experiences.

Increase retail sales, decrease cost to serve

Identify revenue-generating strategies. Coach & guide agents in real-time with those conversion-driven strategies.

Streamline retail contact center operations and ensure retail customer service excellence.

As a design and marketing partner to millions of small businesses worldwide, Vista has always prioritized customer experience. Level AI’s agent screen recording has added “eyes” to a process where we only had “ears” before. This has helped us identify opportunities to improve our processes and tools and coach our agents more effectively, which improves both team member satisfaction and customer experience.

Michael Villanueva
Global Director of Quality - Vista

Turn your retail contact center into a profit center with contact center AI

Stay Ahead of Rapidly Changing Consumer Trends

Customers today use multiple channels to connect with support centers. Level AI's generative AI technology enables proactive analysis of these interactions, unveiling key customer concerns & sentiment, actionable product & operations insights, and customer needs to deliver exceptional retail customer experiences.

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Monitor and elevate your brand experience.

Level AI's Generative AI-driven LLM understands language nuances to evaluate entire shopper-retailer conversations, auto-scores 100% of these interactions, and auto-generates actionable feedback for your retail call center team to excel and delight customers.

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Evidence-Based, Actionable Insights With AI-Driven Analytics

Turn insight into action by easily identifying and delivering data-centric evidence on customer and industry trends, along with proven performance metrics. Remove yourself from tedious data maintenance and focus on driving business results with evidence-based decision-making.

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Deliver Support in Real-Time

Elevate your agents' effectiveness in resolving customer inquiries with Level AI's real-time assistance. Recommend discounts or product information from your enterprise's knowledge base, helping agents handle negative situations and mitigating low CSAT conversations, customer churn, and missed opportunities.

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Turn Retail Agents into Sales Superstars

Boost agent performance with evidence-based coaching plans, clear objectives, and transparent progress tracking. The results? Improved first-contact resolution, maximized cross/up-selling opportunities, and simplified returns processes.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is customer experience in retail?

Customer experience (CX) in retail refers to the sum of all a customer's interactions with a retailer, from the initial awareness of the brand to the post-purchase experience.

A positive customer experience in retail or e-commerce is crucial for:

  • Increased satisfaction and loyalty: customers who feel valued and have positive experiences are more likely to return and recommend the retailer to others.
  • Improved brand perception: a positive customer experience contributes to a strong brand image and reputation.
  • Increased sales and revenue: satisfied customers are more likely to spend more and become repeat buyers.

Strategies for Retailers: Retailers can improve the retail experience by:

  • Focusing on customer needs and expectations: Understanding customer preferences and pain points is crucial for creating a positive experience.
  • Personalizing the experience: tailoring interactions and offerings to individual customers fosters deeper connections and fosters loyalty.
  • Optimizing all touchpoints: ensuring every interaction, from browsing online to returning an item, is smooth and efficient.
  • Improving operational efficiency: streamlined processes and clear communication can reduce costs and improve efficiency.
  • Training and coaching staff extensively: ensuring that all staff members are well-trained not only in product knowledge but also in customer service skills. Empathy, patience, and effective communication are key traits that can significantly improve customer interactions.
  • Collecting and acting on feedback: Actively seeking customer feedback and using it to improve processes and offerings.

Advanced AI technologies and platforms such as Level AI can enable all of the above.

What do retail call centers do?

Retail contact centers play a crucial role in providing customer support and enhancing the overall shopping experience for consumers. They serve as a central hub for handling customer inquiries, resolving issues, and offering assistance throughout the entire shopping journey.

Key responsibilities of retail contact centers include

  • Answering customer questions: Contact center agents provide comprehensive answers to customer inquiries regarding product information, order status, delivery details, return policies, and other aspects of the shopping experience.
  • Processing orders and returns: Agents handle order processing, including order confirmation, payment verification, and shipping arrangements. They also assist with return processing and issuing refunds or exchanges as needed.
  • Resolving customer issues: Contact centers address customer complaints, product defects, delivery concerns, and other issues that may arise. Agents work diligently to resolve these issues promptly and satisfactorily.
  • Providing technical support: For technical issues related to online shopping, mobile apps, or e-commerce platforms, contact center agents offer technical guidance and troubleshooting assistance.

Retail contact centers play a vital role in shaping customer perceptions and driving business outcomes. By providing exceptional customer support, resolving issues promptly, and fostering positive interactions, contact centers contribute significantly to customer satisfaction, brand loyalty, and overall business success.

What does conversational AI in retail entail?

Conversational AI in retail involves the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to facilitate and enhance communication between retailers and customers. This technology leverages natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, and other AI techniques to enable systems to understand, interpret, and respond to human language in a conversational manner.

How is Generative AI used in retail?

Generative AI in retail contact centers is employed to enhance customer interactions, streamline processes, and improve overall customer service. Here are some ways in which generative AI is utilized in retail contact centers:

  • Natural Language Understanding: Context-Aware Conversations: Generative AI enables contact center systems to understand the nuances of natural language, allowing for more context-aware conversations. This helps in providing more accurate and relevant responses to customer queries.
  • Issue Resolution: Automated Issue Resolution: Generative AI can be used to automate the resolution of common customer issues. By analyzing historical data and learning from past interactions, the system can offer solutions to common problems, reducing the need for human intervention.
  • Personalized Support: Customer Profile Analysis: Generative AI can analyze customer profiles, purchase history, and preferences to provide more personalized support. This allows contact center agents to tailor their interactions based on individual customer needs.
  • Automated QA: Generative AI can be used to automate the call center QA programs by scoring 100% of the conversations with near-human accuracy and providing evidence and feedback on the score
  • Automated Coaching: Generative AI can generate personalized coaching plans for your retail contact center agents based on the agent historical conversation data, and QA scores.
  • Voice of the Customer Insights: generative AI can listen to 100% of a retail contact center call and extract shopper preferences, concerns, and expectations, along with sentiment analysis, replacing surveys that often have limited scope and suffer from low response rates.
What metrics can Level AI track for retail contact centers?

Level AI can track various metrics relevant to the retail industry, such as customer satisfaction scores, average handling times, sales conversion rates, and adherence to upselling and cross-selling scripts.

Can Level AI integrate with our existing retail systems and tools?

Yes, Level AI can be integrated with your existing CRM, ticketing systems, and other retail-specific tools to introduce conversational AI in retail and provide a seamless and comprehensive view of customer interactions and agent performance.

Can Level AI provide real-time feedback to agents during customer interactions?

Level AI uses Generative AI in retail to offer agents real-time guidance, helping them provide excellent customer service by adjusting their actions during live interactions.

How does Level AI contribute to improving customer experiences in retail?

By analyzing customer interactions, Level AI can identify areas for improvement in agent communication, product knowledge, and service quality. This leads to better retail customer experience, increased loyalty, and higher sales.

What types of reports and analytics does Level AI offer for retail contact centers?

Level AI provides detailed reports and analytics on agent performance, customer sentiment, frequently asked questions, and trends in customer interactions. Moreover, the out-of-the-box dashboards from Level AI give you the ability to fully leverage your customer data to create customized dashboards and reports. These insights can lead to informed training and process improvements to meet your business needs.

Is Level AI scalable to accommodate the seasonal fluctuations common in the retail industry?

Yes, Level AI is designed to be scalable and can adapt to the varying demands of retail services, including seasonal peaks in customer interactions, different types of customer questions, challenges, needs, and more. This helps contact center agents in handling agents effectively, create upselling and cross selling in retail & creating unforgettable experiences for customers.


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