Young youthful fast food worker working at Chick-fil-a drive through amidst cars take orders with tablet.
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Delivering on the Drive-Thru: Best Practices from Customer Experience Leader Chick-fil-A

Few consumer brands are more renowned for delivering stellar drive-thru experiences than Chick-fil-A. The chicken franchise is so beloved that their …

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49% of U.S. consumers whose primary goal in 2021 is achieving financial wellness
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Financial wellness ranks a top priority for U.S. consumers

The Story: As we emerge from the whiplash of 2020 and the economy recovers, people are taking the long view of …

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Woman with red leather Dior bag and brown pink fur coat before John Richmond fashion show, Milan Fashion Week street style
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Lessons from the Runway: What Banking Can Learn from Luxury Fashion Brand Dior

As COVID’s initial lockdowns shuttered retail storefronts and the “new normal“ of social distancing drove consumers en masse to shop …

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61% of dealmakers who expect M&A activity to exceed pre-pandemic levels within 12 months
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Merger & Acquisition activity expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels within 12 months

The Story: As Deloitte notes in its recent Deal Trends in M&A report, the COVID-related pause in merger and acquisition …

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70% of mid-sized businesses planning to expand in 2021
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Mid-sized businesses are planning to expand in 2021

The Story: A recent national Business Resilience survey from Umpqua Bank tracked confidence in 1,200 small and mid-size businesses across …

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50% of account openings expected to be driven by marketing and brand in 2024
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Marketing investments increasingly critical in post-pandemic future

The Story: As many transactions migrate to digital channels and the role of the branch evolves, brand and marketing will …

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Banking on the Move: Why Branch Location Matters

Understanding Post-COVID population trends to inform a data-driven branch strategy The recent feature Reinvesting Resources: Optimizing the Branch Banking Channel …

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