American Express is committed to supporting the businesses that make up the fabric of our communities, and Shop Small delivered on that promise once again. We'll have the results from 2019 soon, but you can learn more about our ongoing backing for Australian small business now.
Understanding the needs of small businesses
We commissioned research to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing small businesses in Australia, and the results were striking. Among the findings, we discovered:
Read the report to find out more about where Australian small businesses stand.
To further raise awareness of the challenges facing small business owners, we launched Shop Small at Parliament House. This event gave ministers, industry partners and the press a chance to recognise small business owners and their contribution to the economy.
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Shop Small is just one of many ways we support small business all year round. Sign up below to stay in touch, and to find out more about all the ways American Express can back your business.
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