Business Trends & Insights


  • The New Business Traveler

    GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™ - At a Glance – January, 2016

    Originally posted on January 26, 2016

    The GBTA Business Traveler Sentiment Index™- Jan 2016 highlights how business travelers have a brightening attitude towards their overall trip experiences...

  • Cash Flow Management

    Positioning the Enterprise for Future Growth

    Originally posted on March 10, 2016

    The ninth annual American Express/CFO Research Global Business and Spending Monitor explores how senior finance leaders judge the health of the economy in their own geographies and how they plan to strengthen…

  • Healthcare Industry Insights

    A Healthy Solution for El Camino Hospital: Case Study

    El Camino Hospital is an acute-care, non-profit organization with two campuses and four satellite sites that provide both inpatient and outpatient care. They were looking for a robust and reliable payment solution that could provide greater benefits and growth opportunities than…

  • Travel Industry Insights

    Outdated Payment Processes Hinder Travel Company Growth

    While the travel industry continues to make new gains, consumers today expect travel companies to offer the lowest prices and a flawless purchasing experience to win their business. At the same time, lodging providers and other industry vendors are pushing travel companies for a…

  • Growing Smart

    The Middle Market Power Index: Exploring Generational Changes In Middle Market Industries

    Originally posted on February 8, 2016

    The Middle Market Power Index: Exploring Generational Changes In Middle Market Industries from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet explores the changing landscape for the U.S. middle market...

  • Business Insights

    Whitepaper: The Well-Connected Treasurer: Building value through relationships

    Originally posted on February 23, 2016

    The well-connected treasurer: Building value through relationships, written by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by American Express Global Commercial Payments, assesses how, and in what contexts, global…

  • The New Business Traveler

    Bridging Generational Gaps in Business Travel

    Originally posted on March 28, 2016

    Looking for best practices for your travelers? Business travelers in the Boomer generation may have unique insights for those coming up in the ranks. More experienced travelers can pass on their tips...

  • Business Insights

    Moving From Paper Checks To Electronic Payments

    Originally posted on March 24, 2016

    Issuing a paper check may be a 500-year-old practice, but several of today's U.S. mid-market businesses, those with annual revenues of $10M-$1B, have yet to leave the paper check behind...