Has anyone shopped the Ipsos bank/credit card shops?

I was just wondering if anybody has shopped this. I guess maybe I'm overthinking it, but the fold over thing is a bit confusing in the guidelines,was thinking the report might be simpler but thought I would ask a few of you who have shopped it...

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I shopped this client for the previous MSC. I will do my first shop for this client with IPSOS tomorrow (since they so kindly bonused it to $25). I will let you know how it goes.

Yeah, the guidelines had some kinks...can't be much different than the previous MSC, right? LOL.
I did one Friday and have one scheduled for today. To me, they are much easier than the other MSC because I didn't have to take pictures of the many pages and upload them to the website. The report is quick and easy.

Shopping Arkansas, Louisiana, & Mississippi.
I did a few for this MSC as well as many for the other. The folding part is only if pages are missing to show the missing page when printed double-sided. Also FYI the guidelines ask for a photo of the front of the building but it doesn't seem to be required for the report. I took them anyway just in case.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/29/2018 03:18PM by wwin.
wwin is correct. The missing page fold-over thing is only if a page is missing, which is highly unlikely because they print it all out at once and you'll prolly get all 15 pages. If they've printed them on both sides and one is missing (again most unlikely) you would fold over a corner of the page before and/or after and upload it. I've done several of all the scenarios and find them easy. No photo of bank is required...unless it's closed. I also have mistakenly started to write the VID number on the crap and had to remove it..LOL. For the photos of the sheets with the dates on top, I've uploaded a full shot and a close up for the same question. You can upload more than one photo, so I just do it to be sure I've covered the bases.

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Zen Shin Talks
Yeah, their guidelines need to be fine tuned a little bit more IMHO. The report is easier than the old MSC IMHO again.
This is good to hear. Now if they only staffed their locations with bankers like the old days.

Edited for grammar

Shopping Western NY, Northeast and Central PA, and parts of Ohio and West Virginia. Have car will travel anywhere if the monies right.


Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/31/2018 05:14AM by BuffaloNY101.
Yes, I’ve been doing check & saving, overdraft, credit cards and liquid so far. Pretty easy, driving and finding the bank is the hardest. The questionnaire isn’t hard. Go inside the bank wait for a banker and “ shop the banker”, pick up business card and materials and your out the door. Depends on if your banker talks a lot or asks more questions as to how long it takes. I say 20 minutes to 30 minutes inside the bank.

Don’t go during the busy times, 11-1 & 3-5

Hope this helps ????
Easy shops! For you, the bank, and the company. Must flow the instructions!

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/10/2018 05:19AM by iblori.
I once almost fell asleep in one of the banks, there chairs so comfortable with the sun shining in. Plus it was my fifth bank, same scenario just different banker.... haha
I did my first one with them yesterday. Did them for many years with the other MSC. Almost the same as the other MSC. Very easy.
They are pretty simple. My pages printed out properly when you think about it when they are pressing print, the pages should print out properly since they are printing from the screen. I have completed about 8 of these.
I've done several of these. Very easy to do, especially if you use Mobiaudit for the report. I wish they had more in my area.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/30/2018 02:29AM by iblori.
FYI, the guidelines read that you can use a fake name. However, my banker required photo ID. Fortunately I had a good backstory and was using my real name.

Seriously, nobody cares that you're offended.

(Yes, I stole Hoju's tagline.)
Whenever possible, I say I am not a current bank customer. If you say you are a customer, they definitely want to see your ID. If you are not a customer, they don't need to see your ID. (They may want to, but you are free to decline.)

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/02/2018 03:53AM by SueGraftonFan.
I am a customer of the bank, but always say I am not to avoid the issue of them looking up my a/c and asking for ID. I rarely go inside the bank for personal banking, so they don't know me and I rarely do my home branch anyway.

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Zen Shin Talks
Not seeing any yet for this month. I am finally off rotation for some, now none are posted. Anyone have info as to whether they will be available?

sestrahelena
Great, easy shops. I could do them all day. Reports are very easy also. I have never had one with a missing page - they print them right from the computer they are using to show you what ever product you are shopping.

The turn the edge over thing is only if they do not print all the pages - I have never had that happen. I have done bank shops for numerous MSC's and this same bank for another MSC. This is the best shop and easiest form.

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 12/05/2018 04:21AM by FrostyBubbles.
I'm finding in more and more shops when I ask for a brochure or a print out that they tell me everything is online and they don't have any printed documents. However, not at these shops.

I have found with the old MSC, many of the people in the bank didn't know what the liquid card was until I specifically asked them to tell me about the liquid card.
I've been asked for my ID on inquiry shops before and alwsys decline showing it.

@iShop123 wrote:

FYI, the guidelines read that you can use a fake name. However, my banker required photo ID. Fortunately I had a good backstory and was using my real name.
JAS, when you decline, don't you feel like that outs you? I was okay and know from the things he said that I was not discovered. Not a fan of bank shops, in general, but there was a huge bonus on this one.

Seriously, nobody cares that you're offended.

(Yes, I stole Hoju's tagline.)
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