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With more reasons for Merchants to accept, you’ve got more ways to deliver.

OptBlue makes acceptance easier to sell with more benefits for Merchants.

Name the Price

You set the rate for American Express acceptance, so you can structure a price that works for both you and your Merchants.

Offer One Fast Payment

Merchants get paid at the same time as their other card brands—all card payments come to them at once.

Deliver One Simple Statement

Merchants save time with one statement from their provider for all the credit cards they accept.

That means better rates, easier processing and the reason 1.5 million more businesses accepted American Express last year.1
How else can we help you help Merchants?
Following changes to our policies, over 700,000 fewer Disputes were sent to Merchants in 2017.2
In 2017, over 15 million people received recommendations on where to shop.3

Free tools to help you and your Merchants make money.

Attracting customers is important to Merchants, and here’s how we can help you drive more business their way.

Offer Signage and Supplies

Order and place free signage for your Merchants. It’s quick, easy and can help boost sales with more customers.

Signage options Order Free Signage

Use access code: OPTBLUESIGN

Help Merchants Get Recommended

We’ll help customers find your Merchants—via email, online accounts and the Shop Small® Map.

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1. Based on internal comparison of American Express small merchant locations in December 2016 to American Express small merchant locations in December 2017.

2. Based on a comparison of aggregated US Merchant dispute and transaction data from 2017 to 2015, the year before the applicable dispute policy enhancements took effect.

3. Based on Amex recommendations made throughout 2017. Amex cannot guarantee your business will appear in a search on the Shop Small Map. Merchants are displayed via the American Express Shop Small® Map, Americanexpress.com, and email.