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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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