Home Must Reads Umpqua Bank opening San Francisco flagship

Umpqua Bank opening San Francisco flagship

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Thursday, August 22, 2013

Oregon-based Umpqua Bank is opening a new flagship branch in San Francisco's Financial District.

Customers will find more than Umpqua's typical coffee bar and direct hotline to the CEO. They'll be greeted with seven large-screen digital displays, roaming associates toting bluetooth headsets and iPads and tech-laden conference rooms where small businesses can host virtual meetings.

Umpqua's opening comes at a time most banks are closing branches as customers do more banking via an app or other online device. U.S. bank branch numbers peaked at 99,550 in 2009 and have fallen since to 97,337 through June 2012, the latest data available from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

More Articles

Two Sides of the Coin

Contributed Blogs
Friday, September 26, 2014
0926 iphone6-thumbBY JASON NORRIS | GUEST BLOGGER

This post focuses on the recent release of the new Apple iPhone as well as Alibaba's IPO, the largest U.S. IPO in history.


Read more...

College Conundrum

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

University and college tuition fees have been rising for more than a decade, while state funds for higher education have steadily declined.


Read more...

Fork & Bottle

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014

National media can’t get enough of Oregon’s pinot noir, artisan-food purveyors and lively, independent film scene.


Read more...

Two Sides of the Coin

Contributed Blogs
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
22 twosidesBY JASON NORRIS

Historically, when the leaves fall, so do the markets. This year, earnings, Europe, energy and Ebola have in common? Beyond alliteration, they are four factors that the investors are pointing to for this year’s seasonal volatility.


Read more...

Back to School

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY LEE VAN DER VOO

By now we’ve all read the headlines: Starbucks is giving away free degrees. Except it isn’t.


Read more...

A Taste of Heaven

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY VIVIAN MCINERNY

Craft beer comes to Mount Angel.


Read more...

Buyer's Remorse

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Parents and students paying for college today are like homeowners who bought a house just before the housing bubble burst.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS