What Can Amazon Learn From Banks? has its fingers in everything these days — entertainment, retail, groceries — and now its planning to move into online banking. The company is in early talks with financial institutions to build a checking-account-like” product”. This story will explore two avenues: Is Amazon becoming spread too thin to offer a banking product well, and what can Amazon learn from established banks and financial institutions? The article will be published on, which is the home of the Bank Administration Institute.