Financial Services

How RappiPay Mexico is using AI to speak to customers ‘in their own language’

You might have heard of Rappi, a rapidly-growing Colombian on-demand delivery startup and last mile ecommerce platform that has been called the “Latin American super app“. Like many super apps, Rappi has a payments arm: RappiPay, originally launched as a peer-to-peer payments platform and electronic wallet service in 2018 (Portuguese-language source). It has since rolled […]

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HSBC, Benefit, and Zoopla on restructuring marketing teams to be future-focused  

According to Marketing Week’s Career and Salary Survey 2021, 46.3% of marketers have experienced the introduction of a new team structure over the past 12 months, while 22.6% have seen their teams merge with other departments or functions. At the Festival of Marketing, Marketing Week’s Deputy Editor, Lucy Tessaras, chaired a panel featuring Lou Bennett, […]

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How Confused.com rebuilt its brand through customer insight, doing things differently and taking a long-term view

The insurance comparison market is a colourful, competitive place full of larger-than-life marketing characters, from opera-singing men to catchphrase-uttering meerkats, all of them vying for consumer attention and recall. From 2016 to 2017, Confused.com also had its own memorable character in the form of James Corden, who was the face of the brand’s ‘Drivers Win’ […]

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Why 2021 is a make or break year for challenger banks

Challenger banks have disrupted the banking industry, and the number of consumers flocking to digital financial services grew in 2020 in part due to the ongoing pandemic. Now, 2021 looks to be a pivotal year for upstart banking players. This year, Google will launch its much-anticipated bank accounts through an offering dubbed Google Plex. These […]