October 9 , 2013
American Express AIR MILES® for Business card launches just in time for Small Business Week
MARKHAM--With the Canadian small business sector on the rise, American Express has spent the last five years investing in a team, products and services that are dedicated and tailored to meet the needs of small businesses. Today's launch of the new American Express AIR MILES for Business Card is another perfect example of this strategy, as it is uniquely positioned in the market with business benefits from both American Express and AIR MILES.
"We know that small business owners are vital to Canada's economy and have spent a lot of time understanding their distinct needs and building products to meet those needs," says Athena Varmazis, Vice President and General Manager, Small Business Services, American Express Canada. "The American Express AIR MILES for Business Card was designed to reward business owners for their spending and allows them to reinvest those rewards back into their business."
Through this unique offering, American Express AIR MILES for Business Cardmembers will receive:
- An exclusive 25% discount when redeeming for items from the new AIR MILES for Business Rewards catalogue -an online catalogue designed especially with the small business owner in mind.
- Business Focused Servicing from American Express and access to the AIR MILES Business Preferred Servicing team
- Purchasing power to help manage cash flow
- AIR MILES reward miles on business purchases - Cardmembers can earn 1 reward mile for every $10 in Card purchases at AIR MILES Sponsors and 1 reward mile for every $15 in Card purchases everywhere else
"As we continue to grow our small business offering, we are proud to launch this Card with American Express as part of our new AIR MILES for Business platform," says Rachel MacQueen, Associate Vice President, Collector Strategy, AIR MILES Reward Program. "One of the most exciting aspects of the Card is the dedicated small business servicing teams at both AIR MILES and American Express - giving business owners direct contact with people who will help them maximize the benefits and rewards available."
The American Express AIR MILES for Business Card is available now for an annual fee of $180.