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Online customer service through video

While only 1-2% of contact centres operate with video, footwear retailer Schuh sees the potential it offers. By giving its call centre video capacity, it's aiming to better engage with their customers. And it’s proving a success - the value of orders following a video call are 10-15% higher.

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