As it closes and shrinks thousands of branches across the UK, Lloyds has opened its first 'flagship' site, a tech-packed showcase modelled on Apple Stores.
Greek bank Piraeus is hailing the performance of three new fully-automated bank branches, claiming that their popularity has freed up staffers at traditional branches to focus on more complex, higher value work.
European banks closed over 9000 branches last year and shed 50,000 staff as customer defections to online and mobile channels surged, according to data from the European Banking Federation.
The Nottingham Building Society is bucking one of banking's biggest trends, expanding its physical footprint by opening seven new branches in British market towns.
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Chase is pushing its green credentials through a partnership with GE that will see the bank slash energy consumption at 4500 branches by 15%.
Mobile banking transactions in the UK are expected to more than double by 2022, while branch visits will dwindle to just four visits each year for the average consumer in the same period, according to figures produced by industry analyst group CACI.
Santander is to beam specialist mortgage advisors over the ether to talk to customers via video screens located at 66 branches across the UK.
Vietnam's TPBank is to augment its branch network with the introduction of tech-oriented, small-scale video banking branches.