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    Express Challenges

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    Jeter's Cappuccino Express

    Jeter's Cappuccino Express THREE years ago, Derek Jeter (he had changed his name to emulate his idol) completed his degree in accounting. The economy was in a depressed state at that time, and Derek managed to get an offer of only $30,000 per year as a bookkeeper. In addition to its relatively low pay, this job had limited advancement potential. Since Derek was an enterprising and ambitious young man, he declined this offer and started a business of his own. He was convinced that because of changing

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    Airborne Express

    Airborne Express In the 1990’s, express mail was a profitable business, where individuals were spending almost $17 billion to ship items. Shipment volumes had increased 15-20% every year over the last ten years too. The three main shipping companies at this time were Federal Express, UPS, and Airborne Express. Airborne Express was the third largest shipping company during this time. Compared to UPS and Federal Express, Airbone needed to focus on the importance of service and speedy delivery

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    Murder of the Oriental Express

    is a private detective and former police officer. He gets on the Taurus express to stamboul. On the train there are two other people Mary Debenham and Colonel Arthbuthnot. They act like they don't know eachother, but he believes that they do. The train stops in Stamboul and Poirot stays at the Tokatlian hotel and runs into M. Bouc. Poirot gets a telgram saying to come back to London. So he gets a ticket on the Orient Express. While on the train, he sees Ratchett. Who asks him to work for him, Ratchett

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    Overnight Express Case Analysis

    case overnight express explains how an enterpanuer ,who failed in the magazine business, started up an overnite delivery service. Ukropina started by creating a five year business plan and began looking for others who would join his board and invest in his idea. Determined to conquer his dream he gathered business associates from many different fields. He used his network to get his first clients by having them put dropboxes by their offices. Nine moths into the business Overnite express wa out of capital

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    American Express Benefits

    benefits package can be just as important, if not more important than the actual compensation paid by an employer. American Express understands that in a competitive world were all of their competitors are vying for the same employees, there has to be a way to stand out from the rest and they have accomplished that by offering a stellar benefits package. American Express benefits are eligible to all new full time employees from their first day of work. Many employers put new hires through a probationary

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    Panda Express

    ethnic Chinese population outside Asia” (Zhou 43). When people choose to step in the melting pot, their original identities will be blurred in some ways, languages, daily habits, religions, and the most important element, which is food. Panda Express, a fast casual restaurant serving American Chinese cuisine, is one of the most popular places that serving orange chicken. The company was founded in 1983 by Andrew Cherng, Peggy Cherng and Ming Tsai Cherng. It is also the largest chain of Asian fast

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    American Express

    American Express is the one of the most popular financial company since it started. According to Nelson & Quick (2011), American express (AmEx) was founded in 1850 and started to provide freight forwarding and delivery services around the world and since then it is also known as global financial services company (p. 215). The company is well known for various financial services such as credit card, charge card, and travelers’ check. Maulik Vyas (2011), explained Amex cards hold around 24% of the

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    Express Scripts

    populated as well as the smallest country. Although San Salvador serves as the capital city, San Miguel and Santa Ana are other important commercial and cultural centers (Ramon, and Valdes, 2000). The main language is Spanish. Therefore, as a company, Express Script can do well by having initial operations in one of the three centers. Also hiring Spanish-speaking workers can help. Cultural attitudes toward women and children Children are taught early and expected to behave respectfully towards their

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    Airborne Express Case Study

    Airborne Express: Analysis of HBS Case Study Q1) 1. Threat of New Entry For the US Express Mail industry, the overall threat of new entry is very low. The following list and explanation captures the difficulty an entrepreneur might face in trying to penetrate the express mail market: * High capital requirements: In order to establish an express mail operation, the start-up capital required is too big for an individual to obtain. For example, Federal Express’ Superhub in Memphis has

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    Federal Express

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Federal Express is seeking the way to increase the volume of Courier Pack which has tremendous growth kpotential for the company. Their goal is to increase the Courier Pack volume from 1300 to 6000 per day. However, shipping managers are avoiding a risk of choosing unapproved carriers and Federal Express lacked marketing efforts. Therefore, to achieve the goal, I recommend (1) Federal Express to use various advertising methods such as TV, magazines, newspapers, and radio (2) to

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    Murder at the Orient Express

    Agatha Christie MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Agatha Christie is the world’s best known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 79 novels and short story collections, as well as 14 plays, one

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    Pineapple Express

    PINEAPPLE EXPRESS Joshua D. LeBel SOC 120 Amanda Eaton 10 November 2013 PINEAPPLE EXPRESS Legalize marijuana! That is where I stand, and I plan on convincing you to join me in the fight to legalize a harmless, useful, and medically beneficial plant. Throughout the last 70 years or so marijuana has gotten a bad reputation as being a drug that will make you crazy, has no benefits, and will cause you to hurt the people around you. Before this time for over 200 years cannabis has been used to

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    Orient Express

    Agatha Christie MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Agatha Christie is the world’s best known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 79 novels and short story collections, as well as 14 plays, one

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    American Express Marketing

    American Express Marketing Shay Torok BSA/310 Rassoul Alizadeh 10/28/2013 American Express Marketing Shay Torok BSA/310 Rassoul Alizadeh 10/28/2013 Early Years American Express was founded in 1850 by Henry Wells and William Fargo, the founders of Wells Fargo Co. The company was first used as an express mail business in upstate New York. Quickly, American Express, also known as AmEx, began monopolizing the shipping industry and eventually moved its location to the Financial District

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    Airborne Express

    2011 Airborne Express EMI and the CT scanner Juan Perez Strategic Management Juan Perez Strategic Management |Airborne Case 1 Strategic Management 6/7/2011 First Case Analysis: Airborne Express Analysis of the Express Mail Industry: In order to have a clear understanding of Airborne’s position and to make recommendations about future moves, it is critical to examine the industry environment—competitors, customers, and suppliers—and examine the firm internally. To do so, the Porter’s

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    Happiness Express

    merchandise featuring those characters, Joseph Sutton responded to that grim prediction by referring to another earnings forecast for Happiness Express released at approximately the same time by Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), a major investment banking firm. This latter forecast a sizeable increase in revenues and profits for Happiness Express during fiscal 1996. To support this second forecast, Sutton revealed that his firm’s backlog of toy orders in the spring of 1995 was nearly three

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    Airbone Express

    1. What is the history of airborne express? Airborne express is the third largest express delivery company in the United States. The company keeps a lower profile than rivals FedEx and United Parcel Service of America Inc. (UPS). Airborne boasts the lowest cost structure and targets high-volume corporate customers. It had grown faster than either of its bigger, better known rivals. In 1997 it held 16% of internal market. Progress came slowly and competition was stiff. To begin with, Airborne of

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    Neptune Orient Lines

    Strong… Neptune Orient Lines Limited Annual Report 2011 CONteNts 6 The Most Honoured Names in Global Trade 8 NOL Group at a Glance 10 Chairman’s Message 12 Board of Directors 14 Group President and CEO’s Message 18 Management Team 20 Liner Review 23 Logistics Review 26 Source of our Strength 28 Dedicated People 29 Financial Wherewithal 30 Sound Investments 31 Superior Technology 32 Recognised Brands 33 Sustainable Operations 34 Community Spirit 36 Corporate Data 37 Corporate Governance and Summary

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    American Express

    The credit card world is changing along with the 21st Century and leading the way is American Express (AmEx) by offering a first-of-its-kind innovation by partnering with four external environment television networks. The four ways AmEx is externally reaching diversity is through a T-Commerce Program with FOX Broadcasting Company, NBCUniversial & Zeebox, BrightLine, and Shop Small Provincetown (Forbes). AmEx is strengthening their clients’ shopping experience at their fingertips, with access to

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    Case Federal Express

    CASE FEDERAL EXPRESS EBM- 573 GLOBAL BUSINESS OPERATIONS BY EDUARDO GONZALES INSTRUCTOR DR. HASSAN YEMER DATE: APRIL - 19- 2014 CASE OF FEDERAL EXPRESS Federal Express is the world's largest package delivery company today. They have been successful mainly because of their technological advancements, Federal Express is an express transportation company, founded in 1973 by Frederick W. Smith. During his college years, he recognized that the United States was becoming a service-oriented

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    Airborne Express

    יסודות האסטרטגיה Case 4 – Airborne Express 2/6/2014 שאלה 1 Carry out an external analysis of the express mail industry מתחרים קיימים תעשיית הדואר המהיר מאפשרת שליחת חבילות/דואר תוך לילה עד מספר ימים. בשוק הנ"ל מתחרות 3 חברות גדולות: Federal Express, UPS, and Airborne Express. אשר משרתות יותר מ 85% מהשוק. בנוסף פועלות בשוק 6 חברות קטנות: BAX Global, DHL Worldwide Express, Emery Worldwide, RPS, TNT Express Worldwide, and U.S. Postal Service. בשנת 1996 ההוצאות של עסקים ואנשים פרטיים על דואר

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    American Express Card Case

    Jake Wright HW #1 6/23/14 Answer the following two questions based on The American Express Card Case: 1. American Express was able to expand its merchant mix over time despite charging merchants a higher discount rate than Visa and MasterCard. Why were merchants willing to start accepting American Express cards? Merchants were willing to start accepting American Express cards because of the patrons that were associated with those cards. The case mentions that the annual average purchase

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    Marketing Excellence - American Express

    Excellence—American Express Jeff Rock Abstract The paper discusses the expansion of American Express into new market segments. The positioning and timing of this gives the business distinct advantages over competitors. The core business is as strong as ever and continues to deliver value to consumers and profitability to the company. The brand is well placed and will likely increase in value with the addition of under an unserved market segments. Marketing Excellence—American Express Evaluate

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    Airborne Express

    Summary: After a highly successful quarter in the extremely competitive express mail industry, Airborne Express managers are assessing the firm’s current competitive position within the shipping industry. Although they are a much smaller company than their two main competitors, UPS and FedEx, they are looking to see how they can continue to maintain their healthy growth in the industry. Airborne is in a unique position, as they are significantly smaller than their major competitors, but still

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    Panda Express

    VERNE La Verne, CA Group Assignment: Panda Express Prepared by 05/21/2014 College of Business and Public Management Department of Business Administration Business overview In 1973, Andrew Cherng opened the first Panda inn in Pasadena, one of America's great ethnic melting pots. In 1983, He realized that Southern California offered an excellent market for fast food. So he launched Panda Express and opening the first Panda Express in a mall in Glendale, California. It proved

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    International Express

    International Air Express Background With the development of global economics especially the U.S. economy, strong and expanding East Asian economies and the move toward closer economic integration in Western Europe.This situation offerred a good opportunity for the booming demand of international transimisiion. Therefore most of the air express companies started to pay attention to international air cargo business.According to forecasts, the market for international air express is expected to grow

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    Express Opportunity in China

    Perspective Alexander Niehues Edward Tse Justin Zubrod Express Opportunities In China Packaging a Strategy For the International And Domestic Express Delivery Market Booz & Company is a leading global management consulting firm, helping the world’s top businesses, governments, and organizations. Our founder, Edwin Booz, defined the profession when he established the first management consulting firm in 1914. Today, with more than 3,300 people in 58 offices around the world, we bring foresight

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    Tugas Sim: Shutter Express

    TUGAS Sistem Informasi Manajemen Dosen : Prof. : Dr. Ir. Imam Suroso, Msc(CS) SISTEM INFORMASI PADA SHUTTLE EXPRESS Diajukan Oleh : Erry Wibawa P056134252.51E KELAS E-51 PROGRAM PASCA SARJANA MANAJEMEN DAN BISNIS INSTITUT PERTANIAN BOGOR 2014 Abstrak Persaingan bisnis saat ini semakin ketat, oleh sebab itu Sistem Informasi telah menjadi suatu kebutuhan bagi perusahaan dalam menghadapi kompetitor dalam persaingan dengan

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    Federal Express

    Federal Express (Introduction) Federal Express (FedEx) under the leadership of Fred Smith has been innovative from its very beginning. The very idea of a hub-and-spokes distribution system was revolutionary. Smith saw the air freight industry in the early 70's as inefficient and unreliable. In the early stages Smith was quoted as saying, "Federal Express has the opportunity to become one of American's great corporations and the dominant force in the small package air express industry. We have found

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    Corporate Governance in American Express

    Corporate Governance at American Express By Ahmet Emre Kuzudisli BUS 707 – Corporate Governance 8130 Boone Blvd Suite 240 Vienna, VA 22182 (571) 721-0934 aemreku@gmail.com Instructor: Dr. Shawn P. Richmond Washington Baptist University, Fall 2014 ABSTRACT This project will serve as a research and report of corporate governance at American Express. The company, founded in 1850, is 124 years and is ranked #67 on Fortune’s list of Best Companies 2014 (Fortune, 2014). There

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    Express Mail Industry

    The Express Mail Industry Analysis The express mail industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. Businesses and individuals spent $16-17 billion on expedited shipments within the United States in 1996. The main reason of the evolution of express mail industry is urgency, which includes urgent documents, parcels and perishable good. Business cycle became faster, and customers demand to fast delivery expanded. By increasing demand, express companies offer diverse services: overnight shipping

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    Express Yourself

    Express Yourself Piece HI! My name’s Maria Carmella R. Solido, with the age of 14, living at Adliya. I live with my mother and we’re separated from my father. Why? Because my parents had a fight. And that won’t stop me from striving forward in school though. I wanna join the Music Camp because I wanna learn how to play the guitar. Because almost everyone in our school knows how to play the guitar, that’s why I somehow feel, am I abnormal or what? Because I don’t even know how to

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    American Express

    American Express was made one of the best places to work for in the U.S because of their diversity initiatives with the policies towards women employees and minorities. Having a diverse workforce allowed AmEx to have a better understanding of the different markets that they operate in. With all the business principles and leadership values, AmEx has succeeded through their diverse workplace to make the company stronger by hiring talented people to ensure their development of long-term success. Having

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    Express Scripts

    Express Scripts Sharda Taylor American Intercontinental University July 25, 2015 Dr. Miller Abstract In this paper, you will read about Express Scripts and what types of services they provide and they type of business they perform. Also in this paper, you will read about their payer mix. In this paper, also you will read an analysis of their financials. Express Scripts The company Express Scripts is known for their leading home delivery, specialty pharmacy

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    Balaji Courier Express

    Balaji Courier Express (BCE) Round -1 • A training course structured around theory, group exercises and a simulation, where you will be running and operating a realistic business situation. • We will represent typical operational processes in a service business. • We will exaggerate the reality of operational business, helping you to identify common symptoms of inefficiency. • We will teach you a selection of the powerful tools that we use in Lean Six Sigma. • Do not

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    Express Dry-Cleaning

    Memorandum to the File Date: September 15, 2015 From: Juanita Quiroz Re: Accounting treatment for the trademark and goodwill Facts Express Dry-Cleaning purchased Deluxe Dry-Cleaning. In the purchase, Express acquired a trademark with a current remaining useful life of five years. The trademark is renewable every ten years, and Express plans to continuously renew it. The annual impairment test shows the net assets (i.e. the carrying amount) of this reporting unit are $4,000,000, which includes

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    Website Analysis Sf-Express

    Description of SF SF Express (hereinafter referred to as SF) is the best-known Chinese express delivery company. SF was established in 1993 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China, which is mainly engaged in domestic and international express delivery of integrated services and related business enterprises. With the continuous development of the company's business and the expansion of international delivery service, SF is to become one of the best national brands of China. The website address of SF

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    Nippon Express

    ............... 3 Literature review................................................................................. 4-6 Background of Nippon Express........................................................ 7 Description of logistics operation...................................................... 8-11 Challenges of Nippon Express........................................................... 12-13 Recommendations.....................................................................

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    American Express

    Visit the American Express Web site (www.americanexpress.com) to learn more about the different cards that American Express offers. Discuss the target market and positioning strategies for each. * How has American Express been able to maintain a competitive advantage throughout the many years of existence? * How has American Express been able to help consumers shift their attitude toward usage of the card? Is American Express taking a proactive approach to managing its marketing environment

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    Reinvention of the Orient Women

    The reinvention of the new “Orient Woman” According to Said, “Oritentalism”, the colonial stereotype is a complex and contradictory process. It arises due to the fear of miscegenation, yet the “other” is prefigured as being simultaneously an object of fear and desire. The “other”, on one hand, a subject of suppressed, disgust and discrimination, the other, it is a dream, fantasy, obsessions and desire. Therefore, it is fair to infer that the Orient is not a property of bodies

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    American Express Case

    American Express Case Study: Applying social media analytics to evaluate Link, Like, Love Overview American Express® launched several successful online initiatives that monetize the unique features of social media, such as Location Services check-ins for discounts with Foursquare (Sync, Explore, Save) and discounts through Facebook® (Link, Like, Love). Here’s how the Facebook Link, Like, Love program works. You link your American Express card to your Facebook account. Then American Express delivers

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    Chungking Express

    With its exemplary cinematography, distinctly bold colour palette and unique sound design, Wong Kar Wai’s ‘Chungking express’ (1994) possesses some of the most evocative and powerful imagery in modern cinema. One of the most dynamic shots, lasting just thirteen-seconds, 29 minutes into the story is of a mysterious woman in a blonde wig (Blondie), played by Brigitte Lin. The character is shown via a mirrors reflection as she looks up at the ceiling, speculating on human behaviour. It’s interesting

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    American Express Strategic Planning

    American Express Strategic Planning FIN/370 April 23, 2015 American Express Strategic Planning A large part for any success of a company is planning. Effective strategic planning is necessary for any company to acquire financial growth and American Express shows to investors and the public they are able to achieve such success. Their “closed-loop” and “spend-centric” business models show they remain competitive with bankcard networks because they acquire and handle all aspects of credit

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    Financial Review of Petmed Express

    In reviewing the financial performance of PetMed Express: The annual report of 2008 of the company describes that the company the company net income and profitability high. The revenue of the company was $10 million in 2001 and it has been reached at $108.4 million in 2005. That was a skyrocketed performance of the firm (PetMed Express (PETS), 2006). At the end of fiscal year 2008, net income of the company is $20,022,231 (PetMed Express: 2008 Annual Report, 2009). The accounting policies of the

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    American Express

    1. Visit the American Express web site (www.americanexpress.com) to learn more about the different cards that American Express offers. Select three of the macro environmental forces discussed in the chapter. How do the different card options reflect the changes in those forces? • The three macro environmental forces are the following: Demographic Environment: American Express issued their first card back in 1958. They only had one card for everyone. But as time changed, population increased and

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    American Express

    Introduction The American Express Company (American Express) was established in the year 1965 as an international finance and travel business company. The main products and services of the company include credit cards and travel related cards and services which are provided to various consumers all over the world. American Express Company has an operating subsidiary called American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., (TRC). Both these companies are bank holding companies. The four basic

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    Express Cappucino

    b. What factors can be expected to have a major impact on the success of the The Cappucino Express? Among the factors that will have major impact on the success of Vincent’s business progress is the competition factor whereby other brands could offer more varieties/products as compared to The Cappucino Express which is limited to 2 types only. Vincent should have plans to increase to other varieties/products related to coffee if he wants to maintain his current and future customers. Product factors

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    American Express

    American Express Qantas Corporate Card Program (AEQCC) Target Market Segmentation Validation and Buyer Criteria/Hierarchy Analysis What is the target market? People who possess an American express credit card have always been considered to be part of an exclusive and prestigious club. Whilst the company used to target the premium end of the market, they have since expanded significantly, working closely with Qantas to develop more attractive card products that promote loyalty and brand

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    American Express

    American Express Company (NYSE: AXP) or AmEx, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. American Express was initially founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo in 1850. Wells and Fargo wanted to expand the company to California, but the directors of American Express opposed the idea, as an incumbent express company had a strong position in California at the time. So Wells and Fargo

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