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American Express

A financial services company based in New York. It began in 1850 as an express mail service. In 1882, it began offering money orders and later developed traveler's cheques in 1891. Today, it offers charge cards and other forms of credit to individuals and companies. It is one of the 30 companies tracked by the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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the largest operating unit of the American Express Company (NYSE: AXP).
NEW YORK -- The American Express Company today announced the appointment of Bill Glenn, President, Global Merchant Services as an Executive Officer of the Company, effective immediately.
The American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company founded in 1850.
American Express Business Travel, a division of the American Express Company, is dedicated to helping its clients realize the greatest possible value from their investment in travel through increased cost savings, outstanding customer service and greater spend control.
On September 30, 2005, The American Express Company (AXP) (NYSE: AXP) completed its spin-off of American Express Financial Corporation (AEFC) in a tax-free distribution to AXP shareholders.
WASHINGTON -- Though the retail industry will be flooded with promotions and discounts this holiday season, customer service will also play an important role for shoppers when deciding where to buy gifts, according to a new survey by the NRF Foundation, an arm of the National Retail Federation that offers National Certification in Professional Customer Service and Sales, and the American Express Company.
The American Express Philanthropic Program, which includes the American Express Foundation and corporate giving, makes grants to non-profit organizations on behalf of the American Express Company and its subsidiaries.
Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Departures, Travel + Leisure Golf, and Travel + Leisure Family magazines are part of the American Express Publishing Corporation, a subsidiary of the American Express Company and managed by Time, Inc.
On February 1, 2005, the American Express Company announced plans to pursue a spin-off to shareholders of the American Express Financial Advisors unit.

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