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    FT.Com (24 Jan 2019)

    Santander to close almost a fifth of UK branches

    SANTANDER is planning to close around a fifth of its UK banks in an effort to cut costs. The bank will shut 140 branches that are underused or near other locations. Santander's move comes as transactions in branches have fallen 23 per cent over the past three years while digital transactions doubled.

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    AM Online (24 Jan 2019)

    Volvo Car UK prepare to launch online car sales platform

    VOLVO is planning to launch its own end-to-end web-based car sales platform. The car brand partnered with AMAZON in 2018 for a trial where customers could book a test drive via the Prime Now UK delivery platform and have a Volvo V40 hatchback delivered to their door. Volvo has developed a platform, in partnership with SANTANDER and other unnamed suppliers, that will offer customers to the chance to access a vehicle from the Volvo range via contract hire of PCP agreements. The site will be populated with deals from Volvo's franchise retail network, with finance and part exchanges all agreed online and the finished cars delivered through local retailers.

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