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Shop Small.® Support local businesses year-round.

Small businesses are counting on us. Let’s come together and continue to back them, whether they’ve moved to takeout, delivery or online options. 

Here are a few other simple actions that can make a big difference to small businesses in your neighbourhood.

Engage with your favourites online - share, like and comment on their posts 

Make an effort to check out a local business online that you've never visited before

Encourage loved ones to purchase e-gift cards or one-of-a-kind gifts from local businesses

Cardmembers, support the places you love today. 

We've made it easy for you to Shop Small in neighbourhoods across Canada year-round.




Visit American Express Maps to find local businesses near you and look for merchants with a Shop Small icon.

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Support small from home by exploring online businesses. Look for businesses listed in the Shop Small section.



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


Merchants, we're sending Cardmembers your way.

When you accept American Express Cards, we let Cardmembers know where to find you through complimentary marketing initiatives, including American Express Maps1, the Online Business Directory and Recommendations2.


Let Cardmembers know how they can support your business (take-out, online etc.) by ordering complimentary signage.

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Make sure Cardmembers can find you by being listed on American Express Maps1 and the Online DIrectory.


Not yet an American Express Merchant? Sign up to accept our Cards and you could be a part of complimentary marketing programs dedicated to promoting local businesses to our Cardmembers.

Shop Small®. Help make a big difference year-round.

Join us in supporting small businesses and communities across the country.

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The Dirty Bird Chicken & Waffles

Toronto, ON

Online delivery ● Takeout


"The support from the community has been overwhelming. We need to keep out spirits up and our thoughts positive. Our purpose is to serve our guests with the highest quality, fresh, and locally sourced food."

Spread the word.

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.


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