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Offering tools and resources to help you stay ahead in a quickly changing B2B landscape is one of the many ways we’ve got your back. 

 

 

 

 

 

The B2B Payments Landscape is Evolving - Fast

 

When it comes to B2B payments, sophistication of the landscape is ever changing. Transactions are migrating away from traditional payment methods like paper checks, and continuously shifting to a digital payment environment.

 

Webinar: Capitalizing on B2B Payments Automation

 

Watch the webinar from November 6th to learn how payment portals and automation can help benefit and boost your business; including substantially reducing costs, increasing operating efficiencies and providing value.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch this video to learn about the hidden costs of check payments and how credit card acceptance could deliver new value and efficiency back to your business

 

Download this Infographic to learn about the case for a rise in credit card payments and how checks can be more costly than you think. 

 

Cash in on AR Payment Automation

 

Business suppliers can spend much of their time manually handling invoices and check payments from their buyers, but that no longer has to be the case. Download this complimentary E-Book to better understand how automating accounts receivable payments through an online payment portal can speed up the time it takes for you to get paid while improving the overall experience for your buyers.

 

Navigate the Digital Transformation in B2B

 

Download this free E-Book to learn more about how the digital transformation in B2B is spurring companies to modernize how they do business with their buyers and how you can adapt to stay up to speed. For a snapshot of the information in the E-Book, download this infographic that highlights 5 key trends influencing transformation.

 

 

 

 

To learn more about how the B2B payments landscape is shifting and the value that accepting card payments can offer your business, watch this video.

For a snapshot of the information found in the video about the value of accepting credit card payments, download this Infographic.

Read this article to learn about the value of automated payment solutions for your business.

 

Payment Acceptance Now Comes With a Partner

 

Not every card provider offers the same value for your business. Read the American Express Value Guide to learn how we’ve got your back and can help your business drive incremental revenue, improve operational efficiencies and support future growth.

 

 

Download this free educational E-Book to understand how you can transform your financial operations to meet the needs of Millennial B2B buyers.

 

Download this informative Infographic explaining why merchants should pay attention to the growth of Millennials as B2B buyers.

 

B2B Payments Trends Speak for Themselves 

 

55%

of businesses make over half of their B2B payments electronically.2

 

37%

plan to spend $100,000+ on B2B payment technology this year.3

 

90%

of companies find value in tools that help automate payment processes.4

 

52%

choose going paperless as the most

important AP process to automate.5

 

90.9%

of B2B merchants say their customers

frequently make late payments.6

And There Are More Reasons Than Ever To Welcome American Express.

 

 

Watch the video to learn why Plumbing Distributors Incorporated partners with American Express and trusts them to help to grow their business.

 

Watch this video to hear what Hollywood Imprints is saying about the value they receive from American Express and what that could mean for your business.

But One Thing Remains the Same:

Card Members are Your Best Customers.

 

They prefer plastic.

 

83% of US American Express Card Members who have used a credit card to pay for business purchases in the prior 12 months report when thinking specifically about business purchases, they agree they prefer to pay for their business purchases using credit cards.8

 

 

 

 

They spend more.

 

US American Express Card Members report they have spent an average of $19,833 on business purchases in the prior 12 months, relative to $10,906 average spend reported by US Non-Card Members.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

They’re more loyal. 

 

57% of US Millennial American Express Card Members report when thinking specifically about business purchases, they agree they frequently discontinue a business purchase partway if they realize that the B2B merchant does not accept American Express. 10

 

 

 

 

 

Show Buyers They Can Pay Their Preferred Way. 


 

 

Two Ways to Get Supplies

Get free supplies and signage like digital logo packs and invoice inserts that let buyers know you accept American Express.

 

 

 

 


 

Already accepting and have questions about your Merchant Account? Contact us.

 

For OptBlue accepting Merchants, click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

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1.Billentis Report 2019, The e-invoicing journey 2019-2025.

 

2.Strategic Treasurer’s 2018 B2B Payments & WCM Strategies Report underwriten by Bottomline Technologies & Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.

 

3. Strategic Treasurer’s 2018 B2B Payments & WCM Strategies Report underwriten by Bottomline Technologies & Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.

 

4. A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of American Express. Published in B2B Payments Opportunity Snapshot Data Review. June 18, 2018. 

 

5. Strategic Treasurer’s 2018 B2B Payments & WCM Strategies Report underwriten by Bottomline Technologies & Bank of America/Merrill Lynch.

 

6. June 2018 Atradius Trade Credit Insurance Inc. Study titled, The Americas – An Increase in overdue B2B Receivables. 

 

7. Based on internal comparison of American Express small merchant locations in December 2017 to American Express small merchant locations in December 2018. 

 

8. American Express commissioned internet panel survey conducted in November - December 2018 based on business purchases made in the 12 months prior to the survey. Definition of American Express® Card Members: Respondents who reported that they have an American Express Card and that they used that card to make business purchases in the prior 12 months.

 

9. American Express commissioned internet panel survey conducted in November - December 2018 based on business purchases made in the 12 months prior to the survey. Definition of American Express® Card Members: Respondents who reported that they have an American Express Card and that they used that card to make business purchases in the prior 12 months. Definition of Non-Card Members: Respondents who reported that they do not have any type of American Express Card and that they used Visa, MasterCard, Discover, debit cards, direct transfer, cash/check, or ACH to make business purchases in the prior 12 months.

 

10. American Express commissioned internet panel survey conducted in November - December 2018 based on business purchases made in the 12 months prior to the survey. Definition of American Express® Card Members: Respondents who reported that they have an American Express Card and that they used that card to make business purchases in the prior 12 months.