FedEx giving away $1 million to holiday shoppers




For the second straight holiday shopping season, FedEx Corp. is giving away $1 million to help
 boost small business.

The package delivery company announced today that it will give away 40,000 American Express gift cards, each worth $25.

Consumers can apply for the free card via the FedEx Facebook page.


The promotion is part of the company’s support for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24.

The gift cards will be given to randomly selected consumers chosen from the Facebook entries. Consumers can apply at from 12 a.m. Nov. 1 through 11:59 a.m. Nov. 3.In addition to the American Express gift card, the winners will receive a coupon to save $10 on a $20 FedEx shipment, the company said.

“America’s small businesses are a unique and vibrant part of their local communities and a critical component to the broader health of our economy,”  T. Michael Glenn, executive vice president of Market Development at FedEx, said in a news release. “With our support of Small Business Saturday, we’re helping raise awareness for the importance of shopping small while empowering 40,000 consumers to get engaged in their own cities and towns.”

Also, FedEx Office is offering small businesses free printing for two Small Business Saturday posters.

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