Weekly Wrap-Up 07.25.14

by Jim Perry on July 25, 2014

For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week:

Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation

Marketing & Branding

Mobile & Digital Transformation

Industry News

  • Hackers find way to outwit tough security at banking sites in Austria, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland
  • US Rep. Richmond (D-LA) proposes bill to allow post offices to offer banking services

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That’s all for this week. If we missed an important story, drop me a note. And click the quote below for our CEO’s article “Rethinking Customer Engagement in Banking” in this week’s 

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Weekly Wrap-Up 07.18.14

by Jim Perry on July 18, 2014

This has been a VERY busy week. For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week:

Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation

  • OCC snag derails First National Bank of Southern California’s acquisition of First Mountain Bank
  • In Ohio, Citizens Bank of Ashville agrees to merger w/Vinton County National Bank

Marketing

Mobile

Industry News

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That’s all for this week. If we missed an important story, drop me a note.

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Weekly Wrap-Up 07.11.14

by Jim Perry July 11, 2014

It has been a great week at our Seattle office, but time for me to head back to Chicago. For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week: Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation Bank mergers gaining steam, but the deals are still small […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up 07.04.14

by Jim Perry July 3, 2014

Our offices (and yours) will be closed on July 4th, so I’m posting this wrap up a day early. For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week: Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation WA’s Twin Star Credit Union set to close branches in […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up 06.27.14

by Jim Perry June 27, 2014

It is hard to believe it is already the end of June. It has been a busy month. For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week: Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation In Wisconsin: Capital, Pioneer credit unions celebrate merger http://post.cr/1qi09h9 Denver-based Steele […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up 06.20.14

by Jim Perry June 20, 2014

Merger/acquisition news was a little quieter this week. Yet, there were still several important stories to follow. For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week: Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation Space Coast Credit Union plans to relocate one of its Port Orange, […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up 06.13.14

by Jim Perry June 13, 2014

It is Friday the 13th! I hope it proves to be your lucky day. For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week: Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation WI’s Educators Credit Union breaking ground on new $3.2M branch http://bit.ly/1hQN247 MutualBank to acquire the […]

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Now This Is Customer Engagement

by Jim Perry June 12, 2014

About sixteen months ago, Fifth Third Bank quietly entered into a multi-year commitment with Bend, OR’s NextJob, a nationwide reemployment solutions company, to offer a program designed to help distressed borrowers find jobs. Now, with the help of creative agency Leo Burnett, the Bank is using its advertising and social media to engage customers in […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up 06.06.14

by Jim Perry June 6, 2014

For those who may miss my daily Twitter posts, here’s a quick recap of the stories we’ve been following this week (including this week’s most retweeted/favorited post): The @FinancialBrand/@JimMarous look at @Accenture study; consider the end of banking as usual http://t.co/RJ8KRm9QKP pic.twitter.com/zmphAsoBnF — Jim Perry (@mi_jim) June 5, 2014 Mergers, Acquisitions – Expansion, Consolidation Central […]

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From Coast to Coast: Who is Buying BofA Branches?

by Jim Perry June 5, 2014

Study after study points to the impact that shifting consumer behavior is having on the role of the branch. “People effectively carry a branch in their pocket,”  said Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan earlier this year. In 2013, Moynihan had noted that “the definition of a branch is changing from what you’d traditionally think.” Of […]

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