spending

NEWS: American Express Survey Shows U.S. Businesses Have Bullish Outlook on B2B Spending

Small-business spending in many sectors has been on pause for months. However, the world is indeed opening up and businesses are spending more, says a new American Express Survey. Survey indicates that U.S. spending is on the rise across nine key business-to-business (B2B) categories. U.S. survey respondents cited that raw or processed materials, such...

Small business financing

3 Things Kabbage’s Acquisition by American Express Tells Us About Small Business Financing

American Express is buying Kabbage, the fintech company focused on SMEs. At first glance, the acquisition may seem like a standard acquisition by a financial services giant. However, it has several implications to small business financing that are more noteworthy than they seem. American Express says that it is buying “substantially all” of the Atlanta-based...