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Many businesses make decisions on the fly from their gut, but there’s a point where a company has to use big data to drive their decision making.  You can spend a great deal of your time making decisions and often they will affect the company, the team, and even yourself in significant ways. That is…

customers

As a business owner, professional or marketer you understand the importance of engaging with your target audience. Connecting with customers has always been essential to the growth and development of a business/brand, but in the age of social media and instant gratification, it’s more now more important than ever. Just sending the odd e-shot or…

Customer reviews are imperative to business success. In fact, research from TripAdvisor shows that two out of every three people won’t even consider making a purchase until they have read at least one review from a trusted source such as TripAdvisor or Trust Pilot.  Only one in ten satisfied customers will leave feedback according to…

As the end of 2019 comes to a close and we enter a new decade, I can’t help look back and think how much technology has evolved in the last ten years, which excites me (probably more than it should) for the next decade.  In the age of technology, it seems that everything around us…

How to increase customer footfall

Online ecommerce sales have been on the rise for a number of years. A report by Statistia reveals that in 2020, ecommerce retail sales are expected to reach 4.1 billion US dollars, up considerably from previous years. And so, many retailers, and other ecommerce businesses with physical venues, are looking for new ways to increase…

New ways to capture customer data

The fact that online businesses capture customer data isn’t a secret. We’ve all been onto an ecommerce site and had a pop-up flash before our eyes, urging us to sign-up to a newsletter to receive all the latest news, deals and discounts. We’ve also filled up our shopping carts, clicked proceed, only to be taken…

How to increase app downloads with WiFi analytics

Congratulations! You’ve built a mobile app. You truly love your apps icon, and design, and it works flawlessly on all the devices which you tested it on. There’s only one problem: your app is not being downloaded.   If this is the case, then you’re encountering the same problem that many companies encounter after their…

We are pleased to announce that Purple have been shortlisted for the International Company of the Year Award (up to £10m turnover) at this year’s Insider North West International Trade Awards. With the UK economy struggling and the government focusing on an export-led recovery, finding new markets overseas can be the critical factor between success…

Black-friday closing the gap between online and offline data

Are you capturing customer data from your physical spaces? If not, you could be missing a trick. With the rise of online sales and convenience buying, offline seems to have taken a back seat, with businesses now focusing solely on collecting customer data from the online space. The problem… …offline still accounts for a huge…

Tech Track 100 2018 Purple

The finalists for The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 have been released, and we are excited to announce Purple have been awarded 28th place. The Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s 100 private tech (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales over their latest three years. It is compiled by Fast Track and published…

Airport digitization - has the passenger experience improved enough?

Passengers have been embracing technology for years, relying on their smartphones, tablets and other devices to stay informed and up-to-date when traveling. Many airports have bought in too, investing heavily over the past few years in self-service technology that keeps passengers informed, creates more efficient passenger journeys and improves the overall airport experience. Recently, it…

Purple support Chorley's Inspire Youth Zones Project

Purple, leading WiFi analytics provider, is supporting Chorley’s Inspire Youth Zones project by donating a guest WiFi network and analytics platform for the new Youth Zone site. The Youth Zone, which is located on Chapel Street, offers a safe and inspiring environment for young people, aged 8 – 19, or up to 25 for those…

How our end users have absolute control over their data

End users of WiFi should have control over the data they are willing to share with companies. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into full force on 25th May this year, the biggest revision to data privacy and security in 20 years by the European Union parliament, but there is no reason end users…

Revolution Bars Group have commissioned CRM provider, Airship, and WiFi analytics provider, Purple, to deliver a new welcome journey for their first-time visitors to increase customer retention. Purple and Airship have implemented a solution that enables Revolution Bars Group to collect key demographic data on their customers and drive engagement through a hyper-personalized experience. Purple’s…

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