After decades of steady improvement, coinciding with the emergence of customer experience (CX) as a discipline, the America Customer Satisfaction Index now reports that customer satisfaction has been on the decline since 2019, erasing years of gains.
This despite organizations focusing on and investing more in CX than ever before.
SuperOffice’s survey of 1,920 business professionals shows that 46% say CX is their top priority in the coming year, beating out pricing or product. Consulting.us quoted a North Highland survey of 700 senior US and UK business leaders in companies with more than $1 billion in annual revenue that found CX to be the top strategic priority for driving growth in 2020.
So, what gives? How can so many companies be focused on improving the customer experience, yet customer satisfaction continues to decline? (more…)