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Branch Design Archive

Consumers Explore the Future of Banking in ASB’s Innovation Lab

The Lab lets people -- employees and customers alike -- experiment with new banking technologies by experiencing them firsthand in a uniquely non-branch environment.

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NAB Unveils First ‘Smart Store’ Branch Design

NAB's first ever "Smart Store" blends iPads, interactive touchscreens and self-service technology together with "hip-to-hip" conversations.

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New Umpqua Flagship Store Shatters Stuffy Branch Mold

Take a tour of Umpqua's newest location, brimming with mobile concierges, iPads and interactive touchscreens.

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Branch Showcase: The Hill, Lego Chopper, BofA’s Next-Gen Design

A collection of nine interesting and noteworthy branch design projects from banks and credit unions around the world — over 50 photos total!

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PNC Rolls Out First Ever Portable Pop-Up Branch

At only 160 square feet, this portable, temporary bank is so small -- smaller than most people's bedrooms -- that it fits on a sidewalk.

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Digital Signage: Challenges & Opportunities for Financial Marketers

Three out of every five banks have deployed digital signage solutions, and nearly everyone will do so soon. But how's it working out?

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BMO Tests Nanobranch Strategy With Studio-Sized Store

BMO's ‘studio branch’ measures less than 900 square feet. As banks build smaller and smaller branches, one question remains: How tiny can these nanobranches get?

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Branch Showcase: 12 Concept Designs From Around The World

A massive collection of fascinating retail branch concepts -- nearly 100 photos of a dozen different projects spanning 11 different countries in 6 continents. A must see!

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Retail Lab Oozing Tech Showcases Digital Banking Solutions

It’s not a branch, it’s a digital banking showroom dripping with technology -- strategically situated in the middle of a consumer shopping mecca.

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‘Inspiration Branch’ With Hollywood-Style Sets Creates 3D Theater Of Dreams

Summit Credit Union builds an ‘Inspiration Branch’ to help its members visualize their goals and dreams.

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Wells Fargo Mini-Branches And The Shrinking Retail Footprint

Wells Fargo's new branch concept -- what it calls “the neighborhood bank format” -- has a footprint one-third of the size of a typical location. Take a look.

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BofA Rolls Out ATMs With Live Teller Video Chat

Bank of America launches interactive teller machines that link customers to real tellers with live video chats.

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Wells Fargo ATMs Can Predict What People Want

Using predictive analytics, Wells Fargo’s new ATMs present customers with an array of buttons all based on their previous transactions and preferences.

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Barclays Offers Free Public Wi-Fi Across 1,500 Branches

Barclays is the first major UK bank to offer free Wi-Fi access in all its branches. They say it will help staff sell mobile banking solutions to customers.

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Branch Showcase – ING Pumpkin | NAB Test Lab | Robot Greeter

This big portfolio of 10 branch design projects from around the world includes 32 photos and two videos.

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Two Branch Prototypes To Serve As ‘Living Labs’

Following an 18-month development period, Vancity rolled out a new retail prototype designed to bring its branch experience in line with its brand vision.

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Innovation, iPads Transform Customer Experience At DBS Flagship Branch

This new flagship location integrates innovative technologies like touchscreen tablets and interactive motion-sensing video walls with strategic branch design.

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PNC Bank’s Green Branch To Produce More Energy Than It Consumes

A new PNC branch is so efficient the bank will probably be generating more energy than it uses, selling any surplus power back to the grid.

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Concept Branch Built From Cardboard Box Prototype Includes Herb Garden

A full-scale prototype -- built entirely from cardboard boxes -- becomes the branch of the future for Australia’s largest banking co-op, with roaming concierges and an herb wall.

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Branch Showcase: Wine Bar, Virgin Money, iPad Kiosks

A collection of notable branch design in the retail banking sector, including a wine bar, a spartan whitewashed branch, and Virgin Money's first store.

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