Every day, more and more credit and debit card transactions take place without a customer ever touching their card. From Venmo to Apple Pay, bigtech and fintech players are launching services that erode banks’ interface with customers, making it harder than ever for financial institutions to build and maintain brand loyalty.
To help our customers keep pace, we share our insights through blogs, webinars, white papers and case studies.
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Usage is generally the stage of the cardholder lifecycle where the bank recoups acquisition costs and generates the most revenue. When a customer is fully onboarded and credit card usage is happening on a regular basis, banks enjoy steady revenue, especially if the customer has set profitable primary-card habits as discussed in my last post on activation and early month on book (EMOB).
The period after acquisition is high stakes for banks. On average, only 57% of new customers activate their cards after receiving them in the mail. That means nearly half of new cards remain unactivated and unused, with no way for banks to recoup acquisition costs. For customers who do activate, their behaviors during their first 60-90 days with the card, also known as the EMOB, sets usage patterns that will last the lifetime of the relationship, for better or for worse.
Latest Case Studies
Delivering ‘In App Context’ for Families at Ronald McDonald House Charities, Toronto Providing ‘home away from home’ experiences. It goes without saying that life is incredibly difficult for families with a seriously ill child. A scenario undoubtedly compounded by the need to relocate to a new city when seeking treatment. This is why, since 1981,