“Little Birdie will bring customers the best shopping deals from across the internet and will help to connect our 7.5m digitally active customers with our 700k business customers. Combined with our 50:50 partnership with Klarna in Australia and StepPay, CBA’s recently announced buy now, pay later offering, we have a highly differentiated platform to help business customers grow and retail customers save money. Deals and offers, integrated with CBA’s goal savings products, will help customers save for a special purchase in a completely different way.
“Purchasing a home is a time when customers look for ways to save money, and electricity is a large expense in a household budget. Our partnership with Amber will help to differentiate our home buying proposition, with Amber providing direct access to wholesale prices and bringing additional discounts for CBA customers.
“There will be increasing benefits to consumers as the consumer data right is extended to energy and other sectors. The CDR pilot launched today will soon be available to all CBA customers, allowing them to see their account balances from other eligible financial institutions directly in the CommBank app. We will continue to invest behind the consumer data right to bring benefits to our customers.
“CBA’s technology enables us to redefine what customers can expect from a bank, moving beyond customer service to delivering deeper, trusted relationships, a better digital experience and better deals on everything from conveyancing when buying a home, to paying for utilities or shopping for homewares.
“We will continue to pursue a strategy of providing a differentiated banking experience for retail and business customers, and leveraging our technology assets to build distinct propositions to better serve our customers.”
CommBank customers are encouraged to register their interest for special offers with Little Birdie and Amber by visiting https://www.commbank.com.au/latest/partnerships.html
About Little Birdie
Little Birdie is an online shopping start up with over 70 million products to search, compare, track and share. Driven by artificial intelligence, Little Birdie will create a community of savvy shoppers who can discover best offers on products, get price drop notifications and discover the latest sale events and exclusive offers from all their favourite brands and stores, in real time. Little Birdie was co-founded by Jon Beros who has rich experience in the ecommerce sector. For more information visit littlebirdie.com
Amber is a new type of energy retailer giving customers direct access to the real-time wholesale energy price for a monthly subscription fee of $15. Amber’s technology empowers customers to save more on their energy bills by using power when cheaper and greener renewables are available in the grid. This different way of buying power supports the transition to a 100% renewable energy future. Chris Thompson and Dan Adams founded Amber in 2017 and have deep experience working in the energy and eCommerce sectors. Amber's major investors are Square Peg and Main Sequence. For more information visit amber.com.au