TITLE

Wal-Banking Made Easy

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, John
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Bank Technology News;Apr2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that National Commerce Financial is making it easy for employees to serve customers inside its branches and Wal-Mart locations. Implementation of eDesk, a VSoft product that allows employees to navigate customer-relationship systems with virtually no training; Boost to Wal-Mart's plans to infiltrate banking.
ACCESSION #
12840644

 

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