Prizes & Awards
2005 ecch Best-selling Case in Marketing
2004 ecch Best-selling Case in Marketing
2003 ecch Best-selling Case in Marketing
2002 ecch Best-selling Case in Marketing
Overall Winner of 2000 European Case Awards
Winner of 1997 EFMD Best Case of the Year Award
First Direct has become the model of tele-banking worldwide, despite similar initiatives undertaken by large international banks. The case describes the history of First Direct and the various components of its operations, especially around the central issue of relationship marketing at a distance.
To make students understand all the various facets of a modern operation, which makes it effective, unique and difficult to imitate. A superficial analysis of this successful new model, or of other ones, leads to fast conclusions and pole imitations.
- Direct Marketing
- Relationship Marketing