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Shop Small.®

Get rewarded.

Let’s go small


From June 28 to August 23, 2021, eligible American Express Cardmembers can earn up to $50 in statement credits! Register your eligible Card and make a qualifying purchase of at least $10 in a single transaction (after taxes) using your registered American Express® Card, and you could be eligible to earn a $5 statement credit, at each of up to 10 different participating small business locations in Canada.1


Purchases made during the offer period prior to registration of your eligible Card are not eligible purchases. Other terms and conditions apply.

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Show love to small businesses. 

It’s easy for you to Shop Small in neighbourhoods and online across the country. In fact, over 79,200 places in Canada started accepting American Express Cards in 2020.


Find participating businesses on the American Express Maps2  and our Online Directory. Just look for merchants with a Shop Small icon.



Shop Small

Make the most of our Shop Small offer. Register your eligible additional Cards3  and start earning statement credits – up to $50 per registered Card – for qualifying purchases at participating businesses from June 28 to August 23.



Businesses may be operating a little differently. Check the American Express Maps for updated contact information, hours of operation, take-out

and delivery options and where you can pay using contactless.



Don’t miss out on great offers for eligible Cardmembers by logging in to Online Services or the Amex App. 



Experience the backing of Shop

We’re sending American Express Cardmembers your way and
rewarding them for qualifying purchases at eligible small businesses.






Over 64,000 participating businesses saw American Express transactions from enrolled Cardmembers during the last Shop Small offer.4 Don’t miss out on welcoming these customers. 

Shop Small

Let Cardmembers know they’re welcome. Order useful signage and tools designed to make doing business a little easier.


Make sure Cardmembers can find you by being listed on American Express Maps2 and the Online Directory. You could be featured on

American Express Maps and the Online Directory

two tools designed to help Cardmembers find current information about your business, at no cost to you.5



Shop Small from home.


Explore a selection of online small businesses on our Online Directory.


Look for businesses with the Shop Small icon or listed in the Shop Small section. 


Get vocal about supporting local.

Whether you’re a Cardmember or small business owner, share how you choose to #ShopSmall and follow along as we support the businesses and community you love.




We want you to have the freedom to use your American Express® Card when and how you want. If a business didn’t welcome your Card, or you weren’t able to tap your Card or device for a contactless transaction, let us know at

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