In the two years that have passed since I released my e-book, Extraordinary Experiences: What Great Retail and Restaurant Brands Do, the retail customer experience has gotten even more important — and more competitive.  The “Amazon effect” has raised everyone’s expectations about how convenient shopping should be.  And nearly all companies now expect to compete […]

What do Mitch Joel, Mark Di Somma, Adam Toporek, Jeannie Walters, Mike Wittenstein, and yours truly have to say about customer experience and brand-building?  Check out this slideshare of quotes, Great Brands Create Extraordinary Experiences. These nuggets of wisdom are culled from a series of interviews I had with business thought-leaders about my new book, Extraordinary Experiences: […]

Today’s Brand Experience Brief, video audit and analysis, is on Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, the fast food restaurant chain with a new restaurant design, focus on food, and unique internal culture. DLYohn Brand Experience Brief: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen from Denise Lee Yohn on Vimeo. other Brand Experience Briefs: Costco Jason’s Deli Superchix ***transcript: Today’s brand experience brief […]

Here’s a video audit and analysis of Costco.  You might think you know this brand but I’m going to show you the unique customer strategy behind its popularity. DLYohn Brand Experience Brief: Costco from Denise Lee Yohn on Vimeo. Costco is one of the seven brands I profile in my new book, Extraordinary Experiences: What […]

Looking for some inspiration about creating extraordinary experiences?  Need some insights on great retail customer experiences?  Check out this new slideshow, featuring the Top 10 Quotes from my new book, Extraordinary Experiences: What Great Retail and Restaurant Brands Do. Top 10 Quotes from Extraordinary Experiences from Denise Yohn My new book Extraordinary Experiences profiles seven […]

What happened while you were out on vacation?  Here’s my top content from August: Brand Experience Brief: Shophouse Kitchen — video audit and analysis of Shophouse, the Asian fast-casual restaurant concept from the company behind Chipotle Mexican Grill         Donald Trump Shows Brands How to De-Position Competitors — my latest Forbes column […]

Each of us has our own favorite stores; we all have those restaurants that we keep going back to. Some restaurateurs and retailers have managed to cultivate our loyalty and we love going to them. We tell our friends about them, we “like” them on Facebook, we gather groups to go to their stores with […]