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American Express loses case involving retailer policies

NEW YORK - American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws...Thursday.The case was a major blow to American Express, which argued that its policies...Garaufis said in his ruling that American Express nondisclosure policies harmed competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/american-express-loses-cas
Costco makes deal with Visa, Citigroup

...breasts.After only accepting American Express the past 16 years, the retailer...debit cards, or pay in cash. American Express credit cards will no longer...that date.That's a hit to American Express. Last year, Costco accounted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/costco-makes-deal-visa-cit
Costco strikes credit card deal with Citi, Visa

...cards, with Visa replacing American Express as the card network.The deal...portfolio, Costco said.Costco and American Express ended their partnership after...agreement on renewal terms. American Express said earlier this month that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/costco-strikes-credit-card
Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

...278.29 after Costco said it would be the only credit card accepted at its stores, a position formerly held by American Express.In the bond market, prices for U.S. government bonds fell, pushing yields up. The yield on the 10-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/nasdaq-5000-index-passes-d
Buffett declines to clarify plan to eventually replace him

...buy an index fund," Buffett said.Berkshire owns a variety of companies, including utility, furniture and jewelry firms. The company also has major investments in such companies as Coca-Cola Co., Wells Fargo and American Express.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/buffett-declines-clarify-p
American Express lays of 3,300; none cut in Augusta

NEW YORK - American Express Co. plans to lay off 3,300 workers...in the Augusta area who work with American Express travel offices will be laid off...Southern Travel, which represents American Express in this market, is privately owned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/28/biz_203252.shtml
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American Express Championship called off

ST. LOUIS -- The American Express Championship and three other PGA Tour-sanctioned events were...because of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. American Express has corporate headquarters near the bottom of the World Trade...

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Netflix brings streaming service to Cuba

...to set up an international payment method.Credit card use by Cubans is virtually unknown, though MasterCard and American Express recently announced plans to begin processing payments by their U.S. card holders while visiting the island.Despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-09/netflix-brings-streaming-s
SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

...400,000 and United Airlines $300,000. It also has debts with UPS, specialty retailer Hammacher Schlemmer and American Express.In a statement Friday, SkyMall's acting chief executive officer, Scott Wiley, said that on Jan. 9 the company...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/skymall-files-bankruptcy-p
As holidays near, American Express focuses on small retailers

...dollars in sales charged on American Express cards. Susan Sobbott, who...company's small business operation, American Express Open, says that based on what...business operation in 1987 as American Express Small Business Services, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-07/holidays-near-american-exp