PNC Bank and Harris Teeter Meet at Cardtronics
Expanded PNC Bank-Cardtronics Relationship Makes Harris Teeter a
Surcharge-Free ATM Destination for PNC Customers
HOUSTON, July 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardtronics today announced—as part
of a newly expanded ATM branding relationship established in 2005—PNC Bank
will brand Cardtronics' portfolio of Harris Teeter-located ATMs, delivering
expanded surcharge-free ATM access to PNC Bank customers in the Southeastern
United States, the bank's newest territory, and beyond. PNC Bank is a member
of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC) and one of the nation's
largest diversified financial services organizations. Harris Teeter operates a
regional chain of supermarkets, with its base of operations in North Carolina.
Cardtronics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CATM) is the world's largest retail ATM owner.
In 2011, Harris Teeter named Cardtronics its ATM services provider, with plans
to expand in-store ATM availability and develop a consistent ATM experience
for its customers. Less than a year later, Cardtronics has delivered on both
expectations, with PNC Bank set to brand 191 Cardtronics-owned, Harris
Teeter-located ATMs. By Labor Day, those PNC-branded ATMs will provide PNC
Bank customers with convenient, surcharge-free access to cash in Harris Teeter
stores located in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland,
Washington, D.C., Delaware, Georgia and Florida.
"PNC is always looking for innovative ways to make banking easier and more
convenient for our customers, and these Cardtronics ATMs located in 191 Harris
Teeter grocery stores are a great way to expand our services throughout North
Carolina and beyond," said Jim Burzotta, retail banking executive for PNC's
Inclusive of the Harris Teeter locations, PNC Bank's ATM branding relationship
with Cardtronics now covers more than 585 ATMs in eight states plus
Washington, D.C., with the cash machines found in some of America's most
well-known grocery, gasoline-convenience and pharmacy stores.
"That Harris Teeter has consolidated ATM services with us, and that PNC Bank
has branded hundreds of Cardtronics-owned and -operated ATMs, speaks volumes
about Cardtronics' ability to provide safe and reliable ATM services, secure
the best retail ATM placements and bring together the customer bases of two
premium American brands," said Rick Updyke, president, U.S. Business Group,
Cardtronics. "For confirmation that Cardtronics is focused on serving our
clients, executing our business strategy and increasing value for our clients
as well as our shareholders, look no further than PNC Bank and Harris Teeter."
PNC Bank, National Association is a member of The PNC Financial Services
Group, Inc. PNC (www.pnc.com) is one of the nation's largest diversified
financial services organizations providing retail and business banking;
residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and
government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and
asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management.
About Harris Teeter
Harris Teeter Inc., with headquarters in Matthews, N.C., is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. (NYSE:HTSI).Harris Teeter is
the 24th largest supermarket in the U.S. with 2011 sales of $4.29 billion.The
regional grocery chain employs approximately 25,000 associates and operates
stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Tennessee,
Maryland, Delaware, Florida and the District of Columbia.
About Cardtronics (Nasdaq:CATM)
Making ATM cash access convenient where people shop, work and live their
lives, Cardtronics is at the convergence of retailers, financial institutions,
prepaid card programs and the customers they share. Cardtronics owns/operates
more than 54,900 retail ATMs in U.S. and international locales. Whether
Cardtronics is driving foot traffic for America's most relevant retailers,
enhancing ATM brand presence for card issuers or expanding card holders'
surcharge-free cash access on the local, national or global scene, Cardtronics
is convenient access to cash, when and where consumers need it. Cardtronics is
where cash meets commerce.
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