A Crucial Strategy for Bank Branches in 2014 April 17, 2014Banks can improve the in-branch and omni-channel experience using new technologies. UMB Bank Helps Customers Get Comfortable with Digital April 14, 2014Video conferencing and a new digital platform have helped UMB Bank encourage more customers to use digital channels while increasing revenue in the branch. Branch Banking: Change the Mindset from 'Survive' to 'Thrive' April 03, 2014In the first article of our four-part series we explore why branches still matter in a world dominated by mobile devices. Embracing Digital: JPMorgan Chase Rethinks Delivery March 03, 2014A new approach to branches, a dynamic competitive environment and the implications of $2 billion in compliance-related investment were among the topics covered by CEO Jamie Dimon and his management team at the bank’s recent Investor Day. U.S. Bank To Acquire 94 Charter One Chicago Branches January 07, 2014The deal will double U.S. Bank's presence in the Chicago region.
Requiem For The Bank Branch? April 17, 2013Banks are reconsidering the role of branches, as big data insights continue to reshape bankers' understanding of their customers and the best way to serve and engage them. Number of In-Store Bank Branches Down in 2013 March 11, 2013In-store branches, which generally tend to be low-deposit locations, have decreased by 4.6 percent since 2011.
Citi to Cut 11,000 Employees December 05, 2012The layoffs are part of a company-wide restructuring plan; technology and operations units will be affected. Ready for Real Time: BBVA Compass Up & Running on New Core System November 29, 2012Accenture's Alnova new core banking infrastructure is now running BBVA Compass' checking and savings deposit platform across the bank’s 716 branches What Will the Branch of the Future Look Like? November 16, 2012Virginia-based StellarOne Bank is on a mission to build a forward-looking branch network.
BS&T 2012 Executive Summit: The Conference in Quotes October 05, 2012The recently completed Bank Systems & Technology 2012 Executive Summit offered up many good nuggets of wisdom. StellarOne Bank Envisions Branch of the Future September 21, 2012The Virginia-based bank is looking to modernize its branches and maximize its tablet offerings.
Bank Branches Are Dead September 12, 2012To create the branch of the future, you have to abandon the present.
Bank M&As Pick Up Steam: Hudson City to Merge with M&T Bank August 27, 2012Hudson City to merge with M&T Bank; $3.7 billion deal creates combined network of 870 branches stretching from Connecticut to Virginia. Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union and NCR Pilot New Automated Branch Model July 11, 2012The pilot will use NCR transaction automation technology to free up members advisors to have one-on-one conversations with customers and cross-sell. The Pursuit of New Revenue Generators: How Banks Can Monetize New Digital Technologies June 27, 2012Given new regulatory statutes and changing consumer habits, banks' revenue generators of 10 years from now almost certainly will not be the same as today's. While mobile and other emerging technologies offer exciting new opportunities for banks, however, t People's United Acquires 56 Citizens Bank Branches in N.Y. February 28, 2012The transaction, which is valued at $3.25 million, is expected to close in the second quarter of 2012. Face-to-Face Banking -- With a Video Twist August 08, 2011Video-based personal teller machines are helping Five County Credit Union extend its reach while shrinking its footprint. Capital One/ING Direct Deal Highlights Competitive Challenges Facing "Legacy" Institutions June 17, 2011Capital One/ING direct deal highlights competitive challenges facing lLegacy" institutions; Capital One says the $9 billion deal will extend its reach to young, high-income consumers; Allstate has the same idea in its planned acquisition of Esurance and An Retail Bank Customers Show More Interest in Shopping Around for New Banks March 03, 2011J.D. Power and Associates "2011 U.S. Retail Bank New Account Study" finds that shopping and switching rates are increasing; main drivers are advertising, changes in life circumstances, and branch convenience