Credit Card Marketing Research & Data Services

Agency: Department of the Treasury
State: District of Columbia
Level of Government: Federal
Category:
  • 76 - Books, Maps, and Other Publications
Opps ID: NBD00159430463561563
Posted Date: Sep 30, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: SS-CFPB-18-010
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
SS-CFPB-18-010
Notice Type :
Award
Contract Award Date :
September 29, 2017
Contract Award Number :
20343018C00001
Contract Award Dollar Amount :
$1,619,448.00
Contractor Awarded Name :
Mintel International Group Limited
Contractor Awarded DUNS :
018488796
Synopsis :
Added: Sep 15, 2017 6:53 am
INTENT TO SOLE SOURCE
Credit Card Marketing Research & Data Services
SS-CFPB-18-010

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service Division of Procurement Services, on behalf of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), intends to contract with Mintel International Group Limited (Mintel), 351 W Hubbard St FL 8, Chicago, IL 60654-4943, on a sole source basis, under authority of FAR 6.302-1, for Mintel's Comperemedia that includes mail monitoring and Experian data with FICO data.


The mission of the CFPB is to educate the consumer as a first line in defense against abusive practices; to enforce consumer financial laws via the supervision of banks, credit unions and other financial companies; and to gather and analyze available information to better understand consumers, financial service providers, and consumer financial markets. In order to meet the above listed missions, the CFPB is establishing a library to serve as a focal point for reference materials that not only show current events, but events through the course of history that have shaped the financial environment as we know it today.


Mintel is the sole provider of Comperemedia. The credit card marketing research and data services information provided is delivered in the highest level of data granularity with local market knowledge and in-depth analysis. The analysis provided involves direct mail solicitations for credit card plus mortgages of about 2,500 households over their secure website. Mintel's monthly analysis also includes interaction with Experian that matches the paneled households with the relevant credit scores. Access to Mintel's information will provide insights into:


? Originations mail volume
? Distribution of mail solicitations by type of product (rewards, non-rewards etc.)
? Distribution of mail solicitations by type of solicitation (pre-screen, invitation to apply)
? Distribution of mail solicitations by demographics (e.g. income)
? Pricing of products being marketed (fees, APR, promotional offers etc.)
? Household penetration of mail volume
? Distribution of mail solicitations by risk band
? Household penetration of offers by risk band
? Pricing of products by risk band


CFPB will also have access to similar information with respect to other solicitation channels (e.g. e-mail, advertising).
With respect to existing customer marketing and communications, CFPB will have access to reporting and data that will provide insight into:
? Marketing of balance transfers
? Marketing of purchase incentives
? Increases and decreases in APR
? Changes in terms


No solicitation package will be issued. This notice is not a request for competitive quotations; however, the Government will consider responses received no later than 10:00 AM EST September 22, 2017.


NO SOLICITATION IS AVAILABLE. A request for more information or a copy of the solicitation will not be considered an affirmation response to this Special Notice. Telephone responses or inquires to this Special Notice will NOT be accepted.


Responses shall be submitted electronically to Purchasing@fiscal.treasury.gov, Attn: ES/PW. Responses must include sufficient evidence that clearly demonstrates the vendor is available and is capable of providing the required products/services. If no written response is received that clearly demonstrates an ability to meet all requirements, is more advantageous to the Government, and is received by the aforementioned deadline, Fiscal Service shall make award on a sole source basis to Mintel.
A determination by the Government not to compete the proposed acquisition based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement.


Qualified contractors shall provide the following:
1. Company name and address, contact information, and business size (Large Business, Small Business, Disadvantaged Business, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, HUBZone, etc.). Please ensure contact information includes the name of the point of contact, email address, and telephone number should the Government have questions regarding individual responses.
2. Whether your products/services are available through a Government contract vehicle or Open Market.
3. DUNS Number.
4. A narrative description of how your products/services meet all of the characteristics of the Mintel's products/services.
The following file extensions are not allowable and application materials/data submitted with these extensions cannot be considered:
.bat, .cmd, .com, .exe, .pif, .rar, .scr, .vbs, .hta, .cpl, and .zip files.
Microsoft Office compatible documents are acceptable.
No other information regarding this Special Notice will be provided at this time.


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Intent to Sole Source
Type:
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Label:
Intent to Sole Source
Posted Date:
September 15, 2017
Contracting Office Address :
Avery 5F
200 Third Street
Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106-5312
United States
Place of Performance :
1275 First St. NE
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :

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