NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — New fees and poor customer service have sparked an exodus among big bank customers, many of whom switched to smaller institutions last year.
The defection rate for large, regional and midsize banks averaged between 10% and 11.3% of customers last year, according to a J.D. Power and Associates’ survey of more than 5,000 customers who shopped for a new bank or account over the past 12 months. In 2010, the average defection rates ranged from 7.4% to 9.8%. [Read More]
Here’s a way to feed your oh so fashionable and adventurous side. Vespa USA and Kate Spade New York have paired up to give two lucky winners the chance to do just that and win amazing prizes! [Read More]
Porsche SE, the maker of the 911 sports car, will introduce a sport-utility vehicle under the name Macan in 2013.
The vehicle, previously known under the working title Cajun, will be produced at Porsche’s Leipzig factory and will be a sportier version of the best-selling Cayenne, the Stuttgart, Germany-based manufacturer said today in a statement. [Read More]
Carestream Dental has been selected to supply its R4 Practice Management Software and digital imaging technology for use during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
The equipment will be installed in a range of ultramodern dental suites that are being built to care for thousands of athletes, officials, facilitators, and their families in the Olympic Village during the games, according to the company. [Read More]
There’s little subtlety in Adap.tv’s current placeholder web site that asks the question, “What does it take to destroy the inefficiencies in TV and video advertising?” Unlike other online video ad technology providers who are positioning themselves to complement the current TV ad buying process, Adap is looking to blow up the traditional approach, replacing it with what CEO/founder Amir Ashkenazi’s calls a “programmatic” technology-based alternative. [Read More]