Always seeking to improve her sales skills and exceed customer expectations, Anthea Chau Wing-sze, an American Express premium products account manager, seized on a chance to provide an on-the-spot consultation when she met one of her customers at a wedding expo.Friday, 29 June, 2012, 12:00am
Hai Huang, a lawyer who recently emigrated to Hong Kong from Boston and now lives on The Peak, has seven credit cards. Among her trove, she holds a Visa Signature and an American Express Platinum card, and she is keenly aware of which perks come with what plastic.30 May 2011 - 12:00am
American Express is confident it will grow its Hong Kong card base at double the industry average or about 20 per cent a year, according to Koh Chin-yong, the card issuer's general manager for Greater China.
Sustained high demand for cards will come from the wealth effect delivered by the buoyant stock market.12 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
Style secrets of the hip and fashionable
Sky-high stilettos. I don't like to get lost in a crowd so four-inch heels and above are a must-have.
I hate to be a follower of any- thing, so I don't follow trends and set styles.
What do you always wear?6 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
FEW PEOPLE ARE aware that American Express has been in Hong Kong since 1916, when it began operations as a travel and banking office. Of course, times have changed and, while the company is better known nowadays for one of the things that Hong Kong loves best - the credit card - it maintains a strong presence and plans to expand in traditional areas.27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
In our report 'For the fearless traveller' (Classified Plus, January 17) we did not attribute this quote: 'American Express Travellers Cheques can be exchanged for local currencies without any charges at more than 55,000 banks, foreign exchange bureaus, travel agencies, including 1,700 American Express Travel Service Offices and agencies.24 Jan 2003 - 12:00am
SEVERAL readers, including Roger Jones and Linda Berry, were surprised to see the latest American Express brochure, Your Questions Answered: 'Is there any time limit for reward vouchers? . . .7 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
LIKE many of your readers I was shocked both by American Express's television campaign featuring the selling of shark's fin soup, and by American Express's response in these columns.
Being 'an active corporate citizen' and giving money to green groups does not make legitimate an advert promoting a diabolical and cruel practice.13 Mar 1995 - 12:00am
THE article 'Ad leaves Amex in deep water' (Sunday Morning Post, March 5) highlights yet another example of short-sighted advertising by large, multi-national companies.12 Mar 1995 - 12:00am
HAS it struck anyone else as slightly bizarre that all the fury is being directed at American Express, while Sun Tung Lok, which is actually directly responsible for going out and slaughtering large numbers of sharks, has escaped scrutiny?10 Mar 1995 - 12:00am