Temkin Group just published the Net Promoter Score Benchmark Study, 2013 report. This study of 10,000 U.S. consumers benchmarks Net Promoter® Score (NPS®) for 269 companies across 19 industries. Here are some highlights from the report:
- USAA earned the highest NPS scores on the list for three of its business—66 for insurance and credit cards and 65 for banking. Other companies with NPS above 50 are Amazon.com, H.E.B., Chick-fil-A, Apple, Audi, credit unions, and Nordstrom.
- HSBC earned the lowest two NPS scores across all companies with a -42 for banking and -24 for credit cards. Other companies with NPS of -10 or below are Time Warner Cable, Citibank, Super 8, Charter Communications, and Motel 6.
- Auto dealers earned the highest average NPS (38) followed by grocery chains (30), hotel chains (29), and software firms (29).
- TV service providers (2), Internet service providers (5), and health plans (9) are the only industries with averages below 10.
- USAA’s three businesses earned NPS levels that are 40 or more points above their industry averages. Three other firms are 30 or more points above their peers: A credit union (banking), Amazon.com (retail), and H.E.B. (groceries).
- HSBC’s NPS is 55 points below the industry average for banks and Super 8 is 42 points below the hotel industry. Four other firms are 30 or more points below their industry averages: Motel 6 (hotels), HSBC (credit cards), US Airways (airlines), and 7-Eleven (retail).