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Can credit card companies sustain their rewards programs?

Apr 19, 2019
American Express recently reported quarterly earnings, showing that its single-biggest expense was credit card rewards.
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Costco braces for its breakup with American Express

May 25, 2016
The warehouse retailer will accept only Visa come June, then bump membership fees.
Costco is making the move to Visa as its exclusive credit card provider.
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AmEx high-end cards under pressure

Mar 11, 2016
As profits plummet, the company faces intense competition for affluent customers.
Members of the American Express black card enjoy perks like The Centurion Suite at the Barclays Center in New York City. 
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American Express under pressure after low earnings report

Jan 22, 2016
American Express is being squeezed by more demanding consumers and greater competition.

American Express launches multi-brand loyalty program

Mar 18, 2015
Collect points for paying your AT&T bill, redeem them for Hulu videos.

Why would credit cards want Costco?

Feb 16, 2015
AmEx is out of the picture, but partnering with Costco is still alluring

For public good, not for profit.

American Express: from exclusive to inclusive

Jun 4, 2014
The issuer of the famous Black Card is focusing on low-income financial services.

AmEx's plan to lure gamers: Partner with 'League of Legends'

Aug 13, 2013
American Express will reveal a line of "League of Legends"-themed debit cards, in which cardholders can earn rewards points for in-game currency.

American Express to launch pay-by-tweet

Feb 12, 2013
Starting Wednesday, American Express customers who link their cards to their Twitter accounts will be able to make purchases with a tweet.