Millions of Canadians carry an American Express Card and actively seek businesses where they can use their Card. In fact, when asked, more than half of American Express Cardmembers indicated they would no longer purchase or would spend less at a Merchant where they have used American Express if American Express was no longer accepted.3
American Express a lead issuer of Corporate Cards, issues local currency cards in 41 countries around the world, and supports international currency cards in more than 90 countries.4 American Express Corporate Expense Management Solutions are powerful tools that allow companies to help manage employee spending. Many Corporate Card and Small Business Cardmembers mandate that their employees use of their American Express Corporate and Small Business Cards for all business expenses; 64% of our Small Business and Corporate Cardmembers report that the use of American Express is required or preferred by their company for business expenses.5
Millions of American Express Cardmembers from around the world use their Cards virtually wherever and whenever they travel. Accepting American Express allows you to service these Cardmembers and entice them to return to your business. We also support JCB Cards. These Cards are issued by a leading global payments and Credit Card issuer brand in Japan and are seen often in parts of Canada where many of these Cardmembers like to travel. Ensure you are aware of these products and openly welcome them into your business.
The American Express® Gift Card is a prepaid Card purchased by businesses or consumers to be used personally or for gift giving. It has mass appeal as it can be used anywhere American Express is accepted in Canada and the US for any occasion including gift-giving.6 This opens your doors to even more spend potential with customers who may not be Cardmembers, but who are looking for a Merchant that welcomes American Express.