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American Express Launches New Business Gold Card With Flexible Repayment Feature

“The Business Gold Card, which has an annual fee of $295, blends elements of both charge cards and credit cards. The card builds on other recent additions to American Express’ slate of products for small businesses, including the Amazon Business American Express Card launched in October. Like a traditional charge card, American Express will not pre-set spending […]
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AmEx’s Discount Rate Returns to Its Year-Ago Level

“Issuer and acquirer American Express Co. said its global third-quarter discount rate—what merchants pay to accept the brand’s credit cards—was 2.39%, a slight increase from 2.38% a year ago. The uptick comes more than a year after AmEx said it would shave its worldwide discount rate in an effort to boost merchant acceptance. The effort, […]
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American Express to Refund $1.6 Million After Foreign-Exchange Pricing Probe

“American Express Co.  is terminating foreign-exchange employees and refunding money to nearly 200 customers after it found salespeople misrepresented pricing to customers. The company on Tuesday began mailing out reimbursements totaling about $1.6 million to forex customers, an AmEx spokeswoman said. It also terminated 10 employees in the foreign-exchange international payments department and is retraining […]
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American Express Launches American Express GoTM , a New Virtual Payments Offering to Streamline and Simplify Business Expenses for the Changing Workforce

“American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced the launch of American Express Go, a new digital solution to help mid-sized and large companies efficiently handle business expenses for temporary workers, recruits, and employees without Corporate Cards. American Express Go features a Virtual Card that can be used online or over the phone, and has the option for the […]
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American Express Expands Suite of Global Business Payment Capabilities Through Acquisition of Acompaytm

“American Express  today announced it signed an agreement to acquire acompaytm, a best-in-class, digital payment automation platform from ACOM Solutions, Inc. , that helps business customers make supplier payments easily and securely, manage business spend, and improve cash flow.“acompaytm will be the newest addition to a series of B2B payment collaborations, strengthening our accounts payable automation […]
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American Express® Refreshes Blue Cash Preferred® Card

“American Express (NYSE:AXP) is refreshing its popular Blue Cash Preferred® Card with a suite of new valuable benefits to further reward Card Members for their everyday routines. Beginning May 9, 2019, new and existing Blue Cash Preferred Card Members will receive 6% cash back on select U.S. streaming subscriptions and 3% cash back on transit […]