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fred's Super Dollar, American Express Team Up for Special Offer to Celebrate Card Acceptance Agreement

Friday, August 31, 2012

fred's Super Dollar, American Express Team Up for Special Offer to Celebrate Card Acceptance Agreement09:30 EDT Friday, August 31, 2012 NEW YORK & MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- American Express and fred's Super Dollar, a chain of almost 700 discount general merchandise stores, including 339 full-service pharmacies, operating in the Southeastern United States, will launch a special three-month American Express Cardmember offer beginning in September to celebrate the recent card acceptance agreement between the two companies. From September 1, 2012 through November 30, 2012, American Express® Cardmembers can earn a one-time $10 statement credit by using their synced American Express® Card to make a single purchase of at least $30 in-store at any fred's Super Dollar location. To redeem this offer, cardmembers must sync their eligible card with their Facebook, Twitter or foursquare account by visiting https://sync.americanexpress.com and then add this offer to their synced card. (Corporate and Prepaid Cards are not eligible and terms and restrictions apply.) “Offering our customers a benefit when they shop at fred's is a fantastic way to begin our relationship with American Express,” said Tracy Herr, Vice President of Advertising at fred's. “We strive to provide our customers with a quick and convenient shopping experience and the acceptance of the American Express Card makes shopping even easier by offering more flexibility in their payment choices.” “We're thrilled with our new relationship with fred's and the value we can create together for our joint customers,” said Ron Schultz, Vice President of Merchant Acquisition at American Express. “We're especially excited about presenting our cardmembers with this personalized offer just in time for the fall.” About American Express American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Merchant Services is the merchant network of American Express, which acquires and maintains relationships with millions of merchants around the globe that welcome American Express-branded Cards. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress, foursquare.com/americanexpress, linkedin.com/companies/american-express, twitter.com/americanexpress, and youtube.com/americanexpress. Key links to products and services: charge and credit cards, business credit cards, travel services, gift cards, prepaid cards, merchant services, business travel, and corporate card About fred'sfred's Super Dollar operates 698 discount general merchandise stores, including 21 franchised fred's stores in 15 states in the Southeastern United States. For more store and company information, visit fred's website at www.fredsinc.com. fred's also operates 339 pharmacies with cost-saving offers on prescriptions. For a list of pharmacies in your area, visit www.fredsmeds.com. American ExpressWilliam Tsang, 212-640-0933William.D.Tsang@aexp.comorSullivan BrandingBob Phillips, 901-412-3212bphillips@sullivanbranding.com