Amex launches Shop Small as business outlook improves and shoppers return

- June 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

The majority of Australian small business owners (80 per cent) are optimistic their business will survive the COVID-19 pandemic; according to new research by American Express. Amex’s Small Business Recovery research examines the impact of COVID-19 on Australian small businesses and the measures that can best support them in rebuilding. The release of the research… Read more »


Life as a digital nomad: boost your rewards

- November 26, 2018 6 MIN READ

We’ve all seen the photos. Suntanned millennials with a MacBook in tow. They sit quaffing food and wine, casually working from poolside at a resort in Pago Pago. Or sip cocktails in Reykjavik, dashing off emails on their smartphone. Your Instagram feed is probably full of photos from these digital nomads, living the high life… Read more »


Can travel make you a better business owner?

- November 19, 2018 5 MIN READ

According to research conducted by Roy Morgan,  2.3 million Australians travelled by air for business purposes in 2016. How can SMBs take advantage of these travel experiences to benefit their business? According to small business and personal finance expert David Koch, travel is a terrific way for business owners to get an edge on their… Read more »


Small business delivers $50 billion to local economy

- November 13, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The amount of money that small businesses reinvest back into their local communities is on the rise totalling $50 billion this year according to the American Express The Economy of Shopping Small report. This equated to 45 cents out of every dollar spent by small businesses going back into the local economy by way of salaries,… Read more »


Sustainability proves a winner for

- August 14, 2018 2 MIN READ

Sustainable and ethical products are proving a winner for many Australian small businesses, with consumers backing SMBs that provide ethical, transparent and locally sourced products. A recent study found that many SMBs are capitalising on this market opportunity, with 86 per cent considering sustainable and ethical business practices to be a key driver of growth… Read more »