Custom E-Consultation

In-store consultants are traded in for convenient, online alternatives

Implications - Seeking a more efficient means of product scoping, consumers are turning to digital shopping consultants for easy access to a custom experience. Eliminating the need for in-person communication, online shoppers are seeking the insight and knowledge often associated with shopping assistants in a more streamlined manner. This reflects a move toward more affordable, flexible forms of brand-consumer engagement.
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95,533 Total Clicks
Jan 15 - Nov 16
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AR Jewelry Apps - The GRANI Jewelry App Lets Users Try on Jewelry Pieces in a Virtual Fitting Room
SCORE 7.5
This Year and Hot 2,361 Clicks Pub: Nov 4, 16
AR Jewelry Apps
The GRANI Jewelry App Lets Users Try on Jewelry Pieces in a Virtual Fitting Room
When it comes to shopping online for fine earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings, consumers can be hesitant to make a purchase because there is no way for them to try on jewelry pieces. To give... [More]
Online Jewelry Consultations - Bauble Bar Pairs Its Web Shoppers with a Personal Stylist
SCORE 5.6
Warm 2,093 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 15
Online Jewelry Consultations
Bauble Bar Pairs Its Web Shoppers with a Personal Stylist
Bauble Bar is an online jewelry startup that is setting itself apart through the use of Vee24, a live video conferencing platform that allows its stylists to connect directly with shoppers. Like a... [More]
Shopping Assistant Apps - IKEA's Mobile App Now Doubles as a Helpful In-Store Assistant
SCORE 4
Average 882 Clicks Pub: Jul 22, 15
Shopping Assistant Apps
IKEA's Mobile App Now Doubles as a Helpful In-Store Assistant
IKEA Canada recently made an update to its mobile app that turns its product catalog into a retail tool that’s useful for making purchasing decisions in a store. Some of the features of the... [More]
Virtual Shopping Assistants - Agent Q is a Text-Based Virtual Assistant That Helps You Shop Online
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Average 851 Clicks Pub: Sep 4, 15
Virtual Shopping Assistants
Agent Q is a Text-Based Virtual Assistant That Helps You Shop Online
The Agent Q virtual assistant is a free text-based service that helps users find just what they’re looking for when shopping online. The New York City startup allows users to text whatever... [More]
Jacket Shopping Quizzes - The Arc’teryx Shell Finder Helps Consumers Buy a Jacket Through a Quiz
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Untested 310 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 15
Jacket Shopping Quizzes
The Arc’teryx Shell Finder Helps Consumers Buy a Jacket Through a Quiz
Setting out to buy a jacket from Arc’teryx can be a daunting task, considering that the brand carries more than 70 styles of outerwear suited to a range of different activities. In order to help... [More]
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