Barclays: Fund groups must 'completely rethink' retail strategies

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Asset managers are likely to engage in a "fundamental rethink" of their retail strategies as more customers go direct in future, according to analysts at Barclays.

In a note on the landscape for financial services firms post-RDR, the bank said branding will become increasingly important as the direct-to-consumer market gathers momentum. "Recognition is typically...

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