People's Bank of Bridgeport, Conn., may soon follow in the tracks of MBNA Corp., Advanta Corp., and Household International by opening a credit- card operation in the United Kingdom.

The 28th-largest credit card issuer in the United States filed applications with several regulatory agencies in October and November to establish a branch office in the U.K. It would be the thrift's first foray into international markets.

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