Chatbots in retail: an efficient way to boost customer engagement

| June 19, 2019

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We're becoming increasingly dependent on messaging platforms. Just try to picture your life without them. It's not so easy, right? And our dependency creates opportunities for savvy retailers. Chatbot tech is an affordable and efficient way to provide personalised, 24/7 customer service.

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