It has been a busy summer here at J.D. Power. In the past two months, we've released two of our industry-benchmark automotive studies: our flagship Initial Quality Study (IQS) in June, followed in July by our APEAL Study, which measures owner satisfaction with the performance and design of their new vehicles after 90 days.
Do you know what it'll take to survive 2015? Within a fun infographic format, we’ve outlined the top 10 things currently happening in the automotive industry that automotive retailers need to know in order to succeed at identifying dealership marketing opportunities and, ultimately, selling new-vehicles and used car inventory.
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Technology improvements and changing customer behaviour have altered consumption and demand for wireline services. Listening to the Voice of the Customer is increasingly critical to achieving success in today’s highly competitive marketplace. Wireline providers that understand their customers’ expectations and experiences are better positioned to target needs and implement initiatives that will increase overall customer satisfaction, brand loyalty and advocacy, and maximize product penetration.
As wireless network and phone technology has improved, customer usage patterns and overall reliance on wireless devices have adapted. Carriers that provide a dependable network, offer competitive service plans, and the latest mobile devices are typically well-positioned to achieve customer loyalty and advocacy, as well as larger market share. To increase customer satisfaction, maximize sales, and minimize switching activity, carriers must understand their customers’ needs and experiences and focus on continuous performance improvement initiatives.