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Banking at the Checkout:are retailers really a threat to banks?


  • welch, peter

    () (bankecon)

  • worthington, steve

    () (monash university)


The article examines the background to retailers entering the market for Financial Services and debates who might be successful in this area and why.

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  • welch, peter & worthington, steve, 2008. "Banking at the Checkout:are retailers really a threat to banks?," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 23, pages 77-84.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:jofitr:0833

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    1. Ricardo J. Caballero & Emmanuel Farhi & Mohamad L. Hammour, 2006. "Speculative Growth: Hints from the U.S. Economy," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(4), pages 1159-1192, September.
    2. Martin S. Feldstein, 2007. "Housing, Credit Markets and the Business Cycle," NBER Working Papers 13471, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Eugene N. White, 2004. "Bubbles and Busts: The 1990s in the Mirror of the 1920s," FRU Working Papers 2004/09, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics. Finance Research Unit.
    4. Kevin J. Lansing, 2007. "Asset price bubbles," FRBSF Economic Letter, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue oct26.
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    Financial Services; Retailers; criteria for success;

    JEL classification:

    • D14 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Household Saving; Personal Finance


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