Persuading consumers to go green

Shopping habits and escalating consumption of many consumers are inflicting a heavy environmental toll, and while the majority of customers seem hesitant to act 'green' on their own, companies are increasingly expected to ...

The ATM at 50: How it's changed consumer behavior

An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $20 bills (and imposing fees if you pick the wrong one), turn 50 years old this year. They're ubiquitous—and possibly ...

Narcissistic CEOs at American banks took great risks, study shows

Banks that were led by a more narcissistic – that is, highly self-loving and self-appraising – CEO before the collapse of the US banking industry in September 2008 suffered more severe consequences of that systemic shock. ...

Bitcoin's 'blockchain' tech may transform banking

The technology that drives the shadowy cryptocurrency bitcoin is drawing interest from the established banking industry, which sees a potential to revolutionize the sector.

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