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So, about this "wider acceptance" thing...

Jacques Vert

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the problem i have - is that AMEX did promise wider acceptance, albeit on pretty vague terms, but it was still a promise.
They only had to add one store to meet that promise! Just saying.
 
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They only had to add one store to meet that promise! Just saying.
I don't believe it was a promise... just an "explanation." And in marketing terms, the basis for that can be nothing at all. Or as you say a singular example.

Essentially there have been a few additions in merchants, and also anecdotally, some marginal reductions in fees. Hence, both claims are met. It doesn't mean there is a substantial change.
 

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maybe ive become a bit more sensitive to the matter, but I seem to notice more stores charging 1.5% ish flat rate for all visa/mc/amex cards
 

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