As the global pandemic rolls into a second year, many businesses have had to adapt their business model to survive the impact of COVID-19. From the small business with no website relying on social channels to promote their business to the airlines reconfiguring their passenger aircraft to cargo carriers, what’s needed is agility – the ability to adapt quickly to change – to survive.
As the customer buying journey continues to evolve, businesses today are being asked to provide a seamless buying journey across online and offline channels. For the traditional retailer who is not prepared, it present both challenge and risk to the ongoing success of their business.
In March 2019, ET302 left Addis Ababa for Nairobi but within minutes the flight had crashed with all on board dying. Following the tragedy, we saw the airline take the unfamiliar steps of fully integrating social media into their crisis communication handling.
To stay ahead of the crowd, travel brands are leveraging geofencing solutions to power location-based marketing.