Media Alert/Photo Opportunity - American Express Celebrates Local Businesses
with the Launch of Shop Small(SM)
MARKHAM, ON, April 1, 2013 /CNW/ - OnApril 2, 2013, American Express Canada
will launch Shop Small, a program designed to support small businesses.
Starting in Toronto, Shop Small will bring consumers and small businesses
together throughout the month of April. The goal of the program is to
celebrate the role small businesses play in driving the economy. Since
November 2012, a widespread campaign to rally Toronto's small businesses
behind the program has been underway and to date more than 4,000 merchants
have joined the Small Business Network.
On Tuesday, April 2, you are invited to join Jennifer Hawkins, Vice President
and General Manager, Merchant Services, American Express Canada, MP John
Carmichael and City Councillor Jaye Robinson onsite at a participating Shop
Small business, Butter Avenue, to officially launch the Shop Small program.
Photo opportunities available and interview upon request:
-- Jennifer Hawkins, Vice President and General Manager, Merchant
Services, American Express Canada
-- John Carmichael, MP for Don Valley West
-- Jaye Robinson, City Councillor for Ward 25 - Don Valley West
WHAT: Launch of American Express Shop Small program
WHEN: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
WHERE: Butter Avenue
3467 Yonge Street
For any media inquiries, contact:
Isabella Mise, High Road Communications 647-968-0460 firstname.lastname@example.org
Keri MacLellan, American Express Canada 416-817-1765 Keri.A.MacLellan@aexp.com
SOURCE: American Express
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