Find out what has been going on in the world of Ikano
British borrowers add £320 to the cost of major purchases from not shopping around for finance
Following its successful entry into the UK savings market in December, Swedish challenger Ikano Bank has now entered the personal loans market with an unsecured loan at a headline rate of 3.4% APR and a quick and simple application process.
Barry Smith, Senior Consultant at retail loyalty specialist Ikano Insight takes a look at Big Data, the market buzzword of the moment.
Swedish challenger Ikano Bank enters the UK savings market, launching a fixed 3-Year Saver Account at 2.55% AER (Gross)
- Nearly half (46%) of the UK public think their life is overcomplicated- More than 2 in 3 Brits think life has become more complicated over the last decade- Research forms part of a new report: 'A simpler Britain' commissioned by Ikano Bank and authored by The School of Life
It is easy for retailers to get swept up by the appeal of new technology to connect with customers.
On 27th September, thousands of runners will be hitting the streets of Nottingham to complete the Ikano Robin Hood Marathon, and the Ikano Insight team are busy training, digging out our best running gear and planning our pre-marathon carb-loading!
There's been a lot of talk recently about the death of loyalty and, although it's clear to see where this has come from, Barry Smith, senior consultant for Ikano Insight says he's putting his stake in the ground and completely disagreeing.
Using direct consumer feedback we have hand-picked our Ikano Insight Alternative Superbrands based on the matters close to our heart. These are the brands who truly understand their customers and put them first; demonstrating long-term customer loyalty and engagement levels.
Make happeners launch: In autumn 2015 we teamed up with JustGiving Crowdfunding and created #MakeHappeners, a campaign to help people do good things in their community.
Retail finance specialist Ikano Bank has teamed up with Barratt, the biggest housebuilder in Britain, to offer its customers a unique finance package.
Ikano Bank in the UK teams up with crowd funders Yimby
Thousands of runners take to a sunny Victoria Embankment for the city's iconic Ikano Robin Hood Marathon and Half Marathon
Ikano Bank UK launches into new electricals market with leading UK retailer Tesco.
Ikano Bank UK has again been shortlisted for two awards at The Card & Payments Awards 2014.
The 2013 Ikano Robin Hood Marathon is a huge success with over 9,000 entrants.
A unique new financial education programme run by business volunteers, is being launched in Nottingham to help teenagers manage their money and avoid running up huge debts.
Retail finance and loyalty specialist Ikano Financial Services has become Ikano Bank UK, the UK branch of Sweden’s Ikano Bank.
Robin Hood and his merry men launch the 2013 Ikano Robin Hood Marathon, Half Marathon and Mini Marathon.
Ikano Insight, the customer insight and loyalty division of Ikano, has been recognised at the Loyalty Awards 2013 for its major role in the loyalty programmes of its clients Monsoon and Jaeger.
Retail finance and loyalty specialist Ikano has won an award for its commitment to its local community and its people at the Nottingham Post Business Awards 2013.
Retail finance and loyalty specialist Ikano, has announced that it is to work in association with IKEA BUSINESS London to handle the new loyalty programme for IKEA BUSINESS, the business outfitting arm of the retail furnishings giant.
Interest Free Credit (IFC) is a finance product used by retailers in the furnishings market, and according to Brendan Abbott, new business manager at retail finance specialist Ikano Financial Services, it's a product that retailers shouldn’t ignore.
Retail loyalty specialist Ikano has been shortlisted as a finalist at this year's Loyalty Awards in no fewer than five categories.
Ikano, the financial services and retail loyalty specialist, is officially one of the best companies in the UK to work for, with the business ranking 65th in the 2013 Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For listing
Nottingham's young runners get recognised by the Robin Hood Mini Marathon and Schools Challenge
Ikano Financial Services has integrated its finance application system to enable the customers of its client Aurora Group to apply for their branded store cards using an iPad.
60% of Nottingham children inspired by the nation’s sporting heroes
Local pupil designs official T-shirt for the Ikano Robin Hood Mini Marathon
Retail finance and loyalty specialist Ikano Financial Services, is developing a white label smartphone app for its retail clients to support its range of loyalty products.
This month we’ve teamed up with Robin Hood and his merry men for a very special competition. One lucky winner will experience the buzz of taking part in The Ikano Robin Hood Schools Challenge in Nottingham on 30 September 2012 with nine school friends!
New flatter, faster route for the Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon on 30 September 2012
Ikano Group donates EUR 100 million to the Kamprad Family Foundation
Organisers of the Ikano Robin Hood Mini Marathon and Schools Challenge confirm the race will take place in Nottingham on Sunday 30 September 2012.
Ikano to sponsor the Robin Hood Half Marathon and Mini Marathon
Ikano provides even more comfort for DFS customers
Ikano, the retail loyalty specialist, has developed its first smartphone app for its client, Monsoon.
Ikano makes it even easier for consumers to choose Paul Simon
Charity canoe challenge to Ikano mum of five
Ikano named 'One to watch' in the Sunday Times Best Companies list
Ikano officially open new office in Nottingham
Ikano confirmed as the official sponsor for the Robin Hood mini marathon and schools challenge
Exciting new partnership between Ikano and Nottingham's independant Broadway cinema
Ikano extends community activity and partners with William Boot primary school