Bank Branches Seen Increasing
ll be 5,000 bank branches operating in U.S. supermarkets by the year 2000, according to one industry estimate. Currently, there are 2,100 in-store branches in U.S. supermarkets, according to National Commerce Bank Services here. That's up from 675 when NCB started tracking the trend in 1989. NCB estimates several hundred branches will be added annually.
NCB President Doug Ferris said the increase in bank branches in supermarkets "coincides wi