Amazon’s new credit card makes a play for small businesses

Amazon and American Express on Tuesday introduced the Amazon Business American Express Card — the online giant’s first credit card for the small business segment. The co-branded credit card has no annual fee, offers greater visibility into each transaction, and provides an enhanced checkout experience on Amazon Business and Amazon.

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Amazon launches Storefronts portal to court Small Businesses

Amazon has launched Storefronts, a new section of its site that only lists products sold by small businesses. This seems to be a bid to compete with Shopify, Etsy and other e-commerce portals. The portal is a sort of promise ring to the SMB community that sells on Amazon, as it vows to promote smaller companies and help their products stand out among the millions of businesses that sell on the site.

Source: Amazon launches Storefronts portal to court SMBs | ZDNet