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L.L.Bean Visa Card Rewards Lucky Cardmember with $250,000 in Here, There, EVERYWHERE Giveaway

$10 fast-food purchase results in once-in-a-lifetime win

Freeport, ME, Feb. 10, 2015 – L.L.Bean and Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the US, announced Andrew J. Hart, Jr., from Rutland, VT, as the winner of the L.L.Bean Visa Card Here, There, EVERYWHERE Giveaway. The recent promotion automatically entered L.L.Bean Visa Cardmembers into the giveaway every time they used their card. The purchase that won Mr. Hart the $250,000 cash prize was a $10 purchase at a fast-food restaurant.

"L.L.Bean Visa Cardmembers use their card on everyday purchases, from gas to groceries to automatic bill pay," said Tim Record, Director of the L.L.Bean Visa Card program. "Thanks to our Here, There, EVERYWHERE Giveaway, one lucky Cardmember turned an everyday food purchase into $250,000 - simply by choosing to use his L.L.Bean Visa Card."

The Here, There, EVERYWHERE Giveaway ran from June 27 to Dec. 31, 2014, and Cardmembers automatically received entries in the giveaway each time they used their L.L.Bean Visa Card issued by Barclaycard US for purchases. There was no limit to the number of entries and no minimum purchase was required. Entries accumulated, so the more Cardmembers used their card, the more chances they had to win.

"Our Cardmembers loved the added fun of a chance to win $250,000 with every purchase made - as well as this giveaway’s simplicity, with no entry forms to complete or codes to remember," said Susan Schmidt, head of retail partnerships at Barclaycard US. "The giveaway was an example of just one of the exciting and exclusive benefits our loyal Cardmembers enjoy."

Complete information with rules and regulations about the giveaway can be found at www.llbean.com/everywhere.

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 substantially, the company remains committed to the same honest principles upon which it was built - a focus on the customer, continuous product improvement and innovation, respect for people, preservation of the natural environment and a 100% satisfaction guarantee. L.L.Bean products are rigorously tested, guaranteed to last and always shipped free. The 220,000 sq. ft. flagship campus of stores in Freeport, Maine, is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and welcomes more than three million visitors each year. L.L.Bean can be found worldwide at www.llbean.com, L.L.Bean Facebook, L.L.Bean Twitter, 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 - in addition to issuing its own Barclaycard branded credit cards. For more information on Barclaycard, please visit BarclaycardUS.com.

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