MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 22, 2014--
U.S. Bank has introduced a unique way for small-business customers to
earn bonus rewards for simply having a credit card and merchant
processing relationship with U.S. Bank.
Unique to the financial services industry, the new rewards program,
Encore, offers small-business customers extra rewards when they pair a
U.S. Bank Business Edge™ Rewards Credit Card with a U.S. Bank Payment
Solutions merchant account.
“This is the first time an American bank is giving small-business
customers what they deserve: an easy way to earn rewards for combining
their card purchasing and processing with one company,” said Cathi
Stanton, head of small business credit cards at U.S. Bank.
“Small businesses have earned rewards with credit cards for years and
now for the first time they can also earn rewards for taking payments,”
said Megan Heinze, head of merchant payment solutions at U.S. Bank. “We
continue to search for new and innovative ways to help our customers
manage payments effortlessly so that they can focus their passion on
where it matters most: helping their businesses to thrive.”
Signing up for Encore is easy. Customers:
open any U.S. Bank Business Edge Rewards Credit Card;
open any U.S. Bank Payment Solutions merchant account and
enroll online at USBankBusinessRewards.com.
When net monthly transactions are processed through their Payment
Solutions merchant account, customers earn cash-back rewards or rewards
points. The rewards can accumulate fast and with the U.S. Bank
FlexPerks® Business EdgeTM Travel Rewards, just 20,000
FlexPoints equals an airline ticket worth up to $400. Learn more at www.usbankbusinessrewards.com.
U.S. Bank is one of the top small business banks in the United States,
consistently ranking among the top banks nationally for Small Business
Administration (SBA) lending. In addition to its products and services,
U.S. Bank provides advice and networking opportunities to business
owners of varying sizes and stages of their business life through U.S.
Bank Connect™ www.usbankconnect.com.
The company also produces an annual report of small business owners’
views on the economy and their business in the U.S.
Bank Annual Small Business Survey. For more information on U.S.
Bank’s full service offering to small businesses visit www.usbank.com/smallbusiness.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $389 billion
in assets as of June 30, 2014, is the parent company of U.S. Bank
National Association, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United
States. The Company operates 3,174 banking offices in 25 states and
5,005 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
Source: U.S. Bank
U.S. Bank Corporate Communications
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732