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UK: investing in financial advice scheme may rebuild consumer trust in banks

The UK government has made the banking industry solely responsible for financing the creation of a free national financial advice service. Despite the added cost, investing in such a scheme should prove beneficial to traditional financial services providers, both in its potential to re-engage consumers, and also by having the industry publicly take its share of responsibility for the crisis.

Published By Datamonitor
25 May 2010
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UK: momentum building behind adoption of contactless payments

Superdrug and Waitrose have announced plans to install contactless point-of-sale (POS) terminals across their stores during 2012, joining a string of major UK brands. It looks increasingly likely that the UK is moving toward widespread contactless payment acceptance. However, despite the increasing momentum the big guns of Tesco and Sainsbury's are reluctant to move beyond limited pilot schemes.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Jan 2012
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UK: personalized service could help insurers stand out from the crowd

A YouGov survey of consumer attitudes toward personal insurance provisions has found that consumers would be more loyal if the provider remembered them and their history. This apparent desire for personalization could help insurers distinguish themselves in the increasingly price-driven UK market.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Sep 2010
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UK: smaller current account providers are the most successful at producing satisfied customers

The largest players in the UK current account market are lagging behind smaller players on overall customer satisfaction, according to Datamonitor's FSCI survey. Satisfaction is a critical factor in both the retention and acquisition of consumers, making this an important issue as the Independent Commission on Banking makes easier current account switching a priority.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Sep 2011
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UKCA proposals for government regulation will improve transparency but more must be done

The UK Card Association has submitted proposals to the government for the forthcoming regulation of the card industry. These proposals aim to protect competition in the market and ensure that issuers can lend reasonably. While the proposals should lead to more transparency in the market, the introduction of fees and ever higher APRs becomes inevitable.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Jan 2010
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Understanding the empowered consumer is critical to success

Consumers are now at a stage of information parity with financial services providers, but the key driver in capturing and retaining the empowered consumer will be the relevance of propositions.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jan 2015
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UniCredit biometrics faces hurdles ahead

UniCredit is rolling out a biometric payment authentication system called Papillon, which operates by scanning the pattern of veins in the hand. This is one of the more secure biometric propositions. Yet while Papillon may help to assuage consumer concerns about fraud, UniCredit will have to be careful in its implementation as the registration process may prove cumbersome.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Mar 2013
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UniCredit's "Branch of the Future" engages all senses

UniCredit Bulbank has opened a "Branch of the Future" in Sophia, Bulgaria. Many of the new branch's features are innovative improvements aimed at making the branch a more comfortable and stress-free place to bank; however, others will have little impact on the customer experience.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Apr 2013
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UnionPay set to shake up US card market

China UnionPay's entrance into the US payment card market with a prepaid card offering signals a bold strategic move by the payment network to not only tap into the growing popularity of prepaid cards, but also to expand its consumer reach and global brand presence. If successful, UnionPay could potentially spell bad news for major payment providers and their standing in the market.

Published By Datamonitor
02 May 2013
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Upfront rewards will attract more savers in today's climate

Santander's new savings product offers an iPad upfront rather than interest payments. This will appeal to consumers as it caters to their demand for instant gratification, and may prompt other providers to consider similar strategies.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Nov 2012

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