L.L.Bean® Visa® Card rewards lucky cardmember with $100,000 in Get Outdoors $100,000 Giveaway

-- $16 bookstore purchase results in once-in-a-lifetime win --

Feb 10, 2016, 08:30 ET from Barclaycard US

FREEPORT, Maine, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- L.L.Bean and Barclaycard US, the payments business of Barclays in the United States, today announced Karen Zagula from Hampton, N.H., as the winner of the L.L.Bean Visa Card Get Outdoors $100,000 Giveaway. The purchase that won Ms. Zagula the $100,000 cash prize was a $16 purchase at a bookstore.

The Get Outdoors $100,000 Giveaway ran from June 25 to Dec. 31, 2015, 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.  In addition to the $100,000 grand prize, 25 people won a $500 gift card for L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools Adventures. The L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools offer a variety of instructional courses, adventures and trips such as kayaking, cycling, fly fishing, archery and stand-up paddleboarding.

"The Get Outdoors $100,000 Giveaway turned one cardmember's everyday bookstore purchase into $100,000 simply by choosing to use her L.L.Bean Visa Card," said Tim Record, director of the L.L.Bean Visa Card program. "We are also happy to provide 25 cardmembers with an opportunity to enjoy new outdoor experiences through L.L.Bean's Outdoor Discovery Schools programs."

"Our credit card program with L.L.Bean is all about rewarding cardmembers for their loyalty to one of the most iconic brands in the country," said Denny Nealon, head of partnerships at Barclaycard US. "The giveaway was simple and fun for our cardmembers and an example of just one of the exclusive benefits they enjoy when using their card at L.L.Bean and for everyday purchases."

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

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. Still family owned, Shawn Gorman, great grandson of Leon Leonwood Bean, was named Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2013. While its business has grown over the years, L.L.Bean continues to uphold 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. In the past five years, L.L.Bean has donated over $6 million toward conservation and land stewardship. The 220,000 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, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

About Barclaycard US
Headquartered in Wilmington, Del., Barclaycard US is one of the fastest growing top 10 credit card issuers in the nation. The company creates customized, co-branded credit card programs for some of the country's most successful travel, entertainment, retail, affinity and financial institutions. Additional information on Barclaycard can be found at BarclaycardUS.com.


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