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March 19, 2014

According to the latest American Express Spending & Saving Tracker, 2014 is looking to be a big year for new homes and do-it-yourself projects.

“All of the costs associated with moving can really add up, but more consumers are feeling confident that they can afford to put down new roots,” said David Rabkin, SVP of Consumer Lending Products for American Express. “With more people looking to purchase a home this year instead of rent, and with seller confidence on the rise, it will create an interesting push and pull as buyers and sellers negotiate.”

August 12, 2013

Lakeville, Minn.-based Heat & Glo partnered with HGTV personality and interior designer Lori Dennis on the release of a new REVO fireplace and the "Where Will You Revo" contest. 

Contest entries will compete for the grand prize of a new REVO gas fireplace ($6,000 value) or one of seven $100 American Express gift card weekly prizes.

The new REVO Series from Heat & Glo are available in square, linear, and vertical models, all featuring slim, 7-inch-deep profiles and a patented Razor burner for a “sleek look,” according to the company.

March 22, 2013

Armed with data from its Spending & Saving Tracker, American Express reports a 50% increase in people expecting to move.

American Express says 35 million Americans plan to move this year; that's up 50% from last year.

The New York-based financial company's Spending & Saving Tracker also reports that seller confidence increased 36%; and 72% plan to spend an average of $4,000 on home improvements.

May 10, 2011

Good customer service sells, according to a new study conducted by American Express.

February 23, 2011

A large number of small retailers in the U.S. believe that there is a “buy local” sentiment afoot in the United States, and it is helping their businesses, according to a survey by American Express

The survey, which polled small retail business owners with storefront locations, found that 55% believe that ‘buy local’ campaigns can help small businesses compete in challenging economic times. Another 57% said they are planning local campaigns in 2011. 

September 9, 2010

Through a credit card issued by U.S. Bank, Ace Hardware Corp. is upgrading its Ace...

Oak Brook, Ill.-based Ace Hardware Corp. is bringing its 19-million strong Ace Rewards customer loyalty program to a new level, with the help of Visa.

The new Ace Rewards Visa has been launched nationwide -- marking the first time for a hardware co-op to pair up with one of the big payment networks with a rewards card. Issued by U.S. Bank, the Visa card is available in a consumer version, plus a version designed for small business owners.

December 26, 2007

The former owner of a South Boston hardware store has been accused of billing his...