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Taking L.L.Bean Visa Everywhere Pays Big for Two Lucky Cardmembers

Cash Grand Prize Winner of $250,000 and Trip of a Lifetime Award Winner Announced

Freeport, ME, Feb. 11, 2014 – L.L.Bean and Barclaycard US today announced the two big winners of the Take L.L.Bean Visa Everywhere Giveaway, the recent promotion that automatically entered Cardmembers with every purchase and bonus entries for travel, lodging and dining purchases. The grand prize winner of $250,000 cash prize is a Columbus, Ohio, resident and has been a long-time L.L.Bean Visa Cardmember. The first prize winner of the trip of a lifetime, cash prize of $25,000 is a Valhalla, NY, resident and another long-time L.L.Bean Visa Cardmember.

“Cardmembers love the simplicity of being automatically entered in promotions with compelling cash prizes and trips simply by using their L.L.Bean Visa Card,” said Shelly Bartlett, L.L.Bean Sr. Vice President of the L.L.Bean Visa Program. “Congratulations to our two new winners. Amazingly, both the grand prize and first prize winning entries were for purchases under $30!”

The Take L.L.Bean Visa Everywhere Giveaway ran from June 28-December 31, 2013, and Cardmembers automatically received entries in the Giveaway each time they used their L.L.Bean Visa card issued by Barclaycard US for purchases. Cardmembers earned 10 entries for every travel, lodging or dining purchase, and one (1) entry for all other purchases using their L.L.Bean Visa Card. Entries accumulated, so the more Cardmembers used their card, the more chances they had to win.

“This was a really exciting promotion for our L.L.Bean Visa Cardmembers, as evidenced by the increase in their everywhere spend,” said Susan Schmidt, head of Retail Partnerships at Barclaycard US. “We’re thrilled we could provide an engaging offer during busy summer and holiday seasons when our L.L.Bean Cardmembers incur a lot of expense on restaurants, hotels and air travel.”

Complete information with rules and regulations about the Giveaway is available at https://everywhere.llbean.com/


About L.L.Bean, Inc.
L.L.Bean, Inc. is a leading multichannel merchant of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. While its business has grown over the years, L.L.Bean still upholds the values of its founder, including his dedication to quality, customer service and a love of the outdoors. L.L.Bean products are rigorously tested, guaranteed to last and always shipped free. The 200,000 sq. ft. L.L.Bean retail store campus in Freeport, ME, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and welcomes more than 3 million visitors every year. L.L.Bean can be found worldwide at www.llbean.com, L.L.Bean FacebookL.L.Bean Twitter and L.L.Bean YouTube.

About Barclaycard US
Headquartered in Wilmington, DE, Barclaycard US creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. The business also issues cards featuring the Barclaycard brand. For more information, please visit http://www.barclaycardus.com.

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