Reminder that there are good businesses out there. Being a bank as a cog in a capitalistic system does not mean you have to push profit above people.
“For it’s #TDThanksYou surprise, the bank gave a $20 bill to every customer in more than 1,000 banks across Canada on July 25.
Four branches in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver set up the special Automated Thanking Machine which gave customers money, flowers and gifts.
The bank also pre-selected more than a dozen regular customers at their local branches who they knew would be “particularly delighted by a special experience,” Chris Stamper, SVP Corporate Marketing atTD Bank Group, told BuzzFeed in an email. “Our local branch employees know their customers really well and often have close relationships with them. Some have been through tough times and some are just wonderfully kind and caring people.”
The bank asked these customers to come in to “test out a new ATM.” “They had no idea what was in store,” Stamper said…”