Discover Financial Services LLC, a business unit of Morgan Stanley, is the latest company to try to secure a piece of the business credit card action.

Visa USA Inc., MasterCard International Inc. and American Express Co. already offer popular credit card options geared to businesses, but industry analysts say that most of the market penetration is with larger businesses. Barriers to smaller businesses getting company cards is that many vendors who deal with the companies still don't accept plastic payment and small-business owners can be hesitant to provide employees with credit cards.

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