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by Deidre Moore | May 27, 2020

David’s Bridal Turns to Appointment Scheduling to Engage Shoppers Virtually

Retailers across the country are actively planning how to safely reopen their doors or welcome customers as COVID social distancing orders are rolled back across the country. While experts don't know exactly how customers will feel about shopping in stores, they agree that retail will be different.

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by Deidre Moore | May 14, 2020

Are Retailers Ready for Increased BOPIS Demand?

One trend that analysts expect to remain long after the pandemic subsides is the shift towards buying online and picking up in-store (BOPIS). That’s because the nature of BOPIS offers consumers a convenient way to shop while also providing a safer alternative to browsing in-stores.

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by Frank Yacano | April 28, 2020

Turn Automated Appointment Scheduling into Productive Meetings

As more meetings go online or are held on the phone due to the current health pandemic, there’s going to be virtual meeting fatigue. Here are some tips to avoid common pitfalls and turn scheduled interactions into productive exchanges.

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by Tom O'Brien | April 21, 2020

Beyond Appointment Scheduling: How to Improve Your Pipeline Automation

A robust pipeline is even more important now in an era of uncertainty, where sales decisions will undoubtedly face delays. Here are 4 tips to overcome common barriers and grow your pipeline.

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by Lauren Mead | April 13, 2020

Retail Will Look Different After COVID-19, Here’s How to Plan for the Recovery

Amid the Coronavirus quarantine, consumer habits are quickly shifting, and retailers are looking at ways to connect with consumers in the short- and long-term. Here’s how to personalize online and offline interactions and form long lasting loyalty, even at a distance.

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by Steve Connolly | April 9, 2020

As Banks Deal with Rush for SBA Loans, Customer Service and Appointment Scheduling is Key

Small businesses in need of urgent financial assistance from COVID-19 disruptions are looking to banks for help. The small business loan program, part of the CARES Act, was launched last week, but a confusing set of guidelines from the federal government has left banks scrambling.

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by Lauren Mead | April 6, 2020

TimeTrade’s Essential Banking Package Offers Banks and Credit Unions a Quick-Start Option for Online Scheduling

In response to overwhelming demand for a scheduling solution that's quick to implement, but still powerful enough to balance COVID-19 restrictions and a coming surge in banking demand resulting from the CARES Act, TimeTrade created the Essential Banking Package. Here's why.

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by Deidre Moore | April 2, 2020

6 Ways Online Scheduling Can Help Higher Ed Stay Connected While Campus is Closed

With campuses closed due to Coronavirus, colleges and universities can still stay connected with students. Intelligent online scheduling offers a stress-free way for students to remain in contact with key faculty and staff even while classes have moved online.

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