Free ShopRunner Membership From American Express

ShopRunner is a membership program which offers express shipping and other benefits for a subscription fee of $8.95 per month, or $79 per year. That’s less than the price of Amazon Prime, which is where it seems they’re trying to compete.

Anyway, American Express is one of the investors in ShopRunner, and as part of the partnership Amex cardholders were originally eligible for a free year of membership. That benefit has been extended to be more or less “permanent,” and when a reader emailed me today asking about the change in language I realized I’d never blogged about it. […]

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