Welcome to TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank(R)



    CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 31 /CNW/ -- Starting November
1, Commerce Bank and TD Banknorth stores in the Mid-Atlantic, Metro
Washington, DC and Florida markets will be branded TD Bank, America's Most
Convenient Bank.
    
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    TD Bank reflects a new name for the combined company, but the brand
positioning as "America's Most Convenient Bank," with its legendary focus on
convenience and service, remains unchanged.
    "This weekend marks a major milestone in our plans to introduce our
customers to TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank," said Bharat Masrani,
President and Chief Executive Officer, TD Bank, America's Most Convenient
Bank.  "Providing our customers with unparalleled convenience and legendary
customer service is what TD Bank is all about and we look forward to welcoming
our customers into our newly rebranded stores."
    
    Customer Conveniences and Seven-Day Banking
    
    Interior and exterior signage at Commerce and TD Banknorth stores in the
Mid-Atlantic, Metro Washington, DC and Florida markets will change to TD Bank
between November 1 and November 4.  Customers of Commerce Bank and TD
Banknorth stores in the Mid-Atlantic, Metro Washington, DC and Florida markets
will be able to bank at any of the more than 575 rebranded TD Bank stores. TD
Bank will continue to focus on delivering legendary customer service by
providing seven-day branch banking with extended hours, free Penny Arcade
coin-counting machines, hassle-free products, and treats for kids and dogs. TD
Bank stores will be open:

    
    Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    
    The TD Banknorth brand will continue to be used in parts of Connecticut,
upstate New York and throughout New England until fall 2009.  TD Banknorth
locations in New England will be rebranded to TD Bank at that time.
    
    Multi-Million Dollar Multimedia Advertising Campaign
    
    TD Bank will launch a multi-million dollar marketing campaign that will
include television, print, online and in-store marketing featuring television
personalities Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa.  The campaign launches November 1
and will run in the Mid-Atlantic, Metro Washington, DC and Florida markets.
    
    No Changes To Checks or Debit/ATM cards
    
    While interior and exterior signs on stores will be changing, customers
in the Mid-Atlantic, Metro Washington, DC and Florida markets can continue to
use their current Commerce or TD Banknorth branded debit and ATM cards and
checks.
    To learn more about TD Bank, America's Most Convenient bank, stop by one
of our stores or visit TDBank.com.
    
    About TD Bank
    
    Following TD Bank Financial Group's acquisition of Commerce Bancorp Inc.
on March 31, 2008, TD Banknorth and Commerce Bank merged on May 31, 2008, to
become TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. Today, TD Banknorth and TD
Bank form one of the 20 largest commercial banking organizations in the United
States with more than $114 billion in assets, and provide customers with a
full range of financial products and services at nearly 1,100 convenient
locations from Maine to Florida.  TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, NJ
and Portland, Maine. TD Banknorth and TD Bank are trade names of TD Bank, N.A.
For more information, visit www.TDBanknorth.com and www.TDBank.com.
    TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
TD Bank Financial Group, one of the strongest banks in the world.  Among the
top 40 banks in the world, TD Bank Financial Group is one of only seven to be
rated "Aaa" by Moody's.
    
    About TD Bank Financial Group
    
    The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as
TD Bank Financial Group. TD Bank Financial Group is the seventh largest bank
in North America by branches and serves approximately 17 million customers in
four key businesses operating in a number of locations in key financial
centers around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including
TD Canada Trust; Wealth Management, including TD Waterhouse and an investment
in TD Ameritrade; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking through TD Banknorth
and Commerce Bank (to be known together as TD Bank); and Wholesale Banking,
including TD Securities. TD Bank Financial Group also ranks among the world's
leading on-line financial services firms, with more than 5.5 million on-line
customers. TD Bank Financial Group had CDN$509 billion in assets as of July
31, 2008. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the Toronto and New York Stock
Exchanges under the symbol "TD", as well as on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.




For further information:

For further information: Rebecca Acevedo of Commerce Bank,
+1-856-470-3201, rebecca.acevedo@yesbank.com Web Site:
http://www.commerceonline.com                 http://www.TDBanknorth.com    
            http://www.TDBank.com


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