McCabes are harnessing guided selling techniques to deliver on their brand promise.
McCabes have grown over 35 years to be one of Ireland’s leading community pharmacy providers, with a group of 28 outlets across Ireland. Absolute embraced the opportunity to assist McCabes with their website redesign programme.
Advice is the heart of McCabes, and as a family run business they see their customers as extended family who engage with the brand in multiple ways. From healthcare and advice, medicines and prescriptions, to cosmetics and ecommerce.
Due to COVID-19 customers could no longer receive friendly in-store advice. The challenge was to replicate the community experience via the UX journey on the website, combining ecommerce and a complete range of digital pharmacy services online. McCabes were clear that any investment in the website had to ensure a strong return so any design improvements had to be measurable.
A key deliverable from our UX exercise involved undertaking a CRO (Conversion Rate Optimization) audit on the site, using data driven insight to make informed decisions about where we could provide the most impact. This involved holding stakeholder interviews to gain a full understanding of the relationship between store, digital and customer. Through Google analytics analysis, and customer journey mapping (adapting the Google heart framework to measure customer success) we identified pain points and prioritised new and exciting opportunities. We performed a brand asset analysis to measure how ‘responsive ready’ the logo was, and provided font and colour recommendations.
The next step was to produce a series of wireframes followed by designs covering all key page types at 3 main breakpoints of desktop, tablet and mobile viewports, working to resolve: