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Thanks to MEX, I can plan my World Cup viewing

From Peter Stokes

Thanks to Mortgage Express for its pocket World Cup planner gift. Now I won’t miss Ivory Coast vs Serbia & Montenegro and can plan all the big screen matches at work and home.

But I hope that by using targeted marketing and postcode analysis, MEX avoided brokers with Scottish addresses or family histories, or this great idea could turn into a faux pas. Come on England.

Peter Stokes, Director Davidson Deem, by email


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