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Why Bank Branches Suck (And Why The Branch Of The Future Stuff Is Nonsense)

Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREE!Chris Skinner recently published a blog post titled Banks designed for humans, not money in which he argues that: “Branches are banks’ retail stores but were designed for money. They were designed to handle physical forms of cash and cheques, as secure transaction centres. This is the core challenge. Read More

The One Key Question About Retail Banking's Future

Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREE!In connection with its Retail Banking conference, American Banker ran an article titled Five Key Questions about Retail Banking’s Future which included the following questions: 1. How many branches should we close? 2. How many new branches should we build? 3. How many more people should we lay. Read More

The Snarketing Perspective On Bank Branch Closings

Subscribe to The Financial Brand via email for FREE!If you haven’t figured it out already, I have an issue with some of the bloggers on It boggles my mind that Forbes lets some of them publish under the Forbes banner. The quality of some posts is nowhere near Forbes’ (usually) high standards. The latest. Read More