NASHVILLE, Aug 8, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank announced today that it
will open six new full-service branch locations in the Greater Nashville area
inside Publix Super Markets by the end of 2003. Once these six new locations are
open, U. S. Bank will have 32 full-service branches in the Nashville market.
The new U.S. Bank branches will be inside the following Publix stores:
Bellevue Center at 7604 Highway 70 South in Nashville
Crossgate Village at 2381 Murfreesboro Pike in Nashville
Harpeth Village at 2020 Fieldstone Parkway in Franklin
Franklin Marketplace at 1021 Riverside Drive in Franklin
Cool Springs Festival at 8105 Moores Lane in Brentwood
Oakwood Commons at 4670 Lebanon Pike in Hermitage
U.S. Bank is the third-largest in-store branch banking network in the United
States. This expansion gives U.S. Bank 281 in-store locations in 19 states.
"There are natural synergies between a grocery store and a bank. Our partnership
with Publix is a great way to reach out to busy people who like the convenience
of one-stop shopping," said Tony Heard, regional chairman of U.S. Bank in
Nashville. "Research shows that consumers bank 2.4 times per week and shop 2.6
times per week, making shopping and banking in one trip more convenient. For 140
years, U.S. Bank has placed a major emphasis on quality service and personal
attention to its customers. These are traits that are shared by Publix, which
also incorporates customer driven strategies into its day-to-day operations."
U.S. Bank is home of the exclusive Five Star Service Guarantee, which assures
customers of certain key banking benefits. If for any reason U.S. Bank fails to
deliver on its guarantee it will pay the customer, in addition to making the
"We are proud to team with another organization that shares our commitment to
the customer and service," noted Brenda Reid, spokesperson for Publix. "Publix
is known for its philosophy of pleasing the customer and our guarantee to never
knowingly disappoint our customer is legendary in the industry."
The new U.S. Bank locations inside Publix will offer a full range of services
and will be open seven-days-a-week. In addition to opening checking accounts,
customers can conveniently transact business on savings, CDs, IRAs and other
investment opportunities, or get a loan for a car, boat, home improvement or
debt consolidation. Each location will also have a full-service ATM.
Publix, a company of more than 120,000 associates in Florida, Georgia, South
Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee, was founded by George W. Jenkins in 1930 in
Winter Haven, Florida. It has grown into a Fortune 500 company with more than
700 stores and is one of the fastest growing employee-owned companies in the
U.S. Bancorp, with assets of $195 billion, is the 8th largest financial services
holding company in the United States. The company operates 2,199 banking offices
and 4,575 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star
Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking benefits and
services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. U.S. Bancorp is the
parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Steve Dale, 612/303-0784
Lisa Clark, 608/877-7517
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