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Total Merchant Services Launches Full Acquiring Program for American Express® Card Acceptance


Woodland Hills, Calif. – June 26, 2014 – Total Merchant Services, a leader in payment processing services and small business solutions, announced today the launch of a Full Acquiring program for American Express Card acceptance in the United States. This program allows merchants to sign up and accept all card types (American Express, Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover®) using one simple application. In addition, merchants will receive one batch deposit for all transactions and one monthly statement. American Express pricing will be set by Total Merchant Services, enabling merchants to easily and affordably accept American Express.


Sales partners can now offer American Express Card acceptance to help merchants quickly build their business by tapping into higher-spending Card Members. This also equates to new revenue opportunities for sales partners and improved merchant retention.


Joe Kaplan, CEO of Total Merchant Service, adds, “We are launching the Full Acquiring Program for American Express card acceptance as we continue on our mission to deliver innovative, scalable and secure products and services that empower our customers’ success.”


About Total Merchant Services

Founded in 1996, Total Merchant Services has helped more than 500,000 businesses with their payment processing needs and currently processes more than $12 Billion in credit and debit card transactions annually. The company is committed to providing small businesses with easy and affordable payment processing solutions. For more information, call 747-888-9000 or visit


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