PayPal Prepaid MasterCard Now Available at Dollar General
Dollar General to Sell PayPal Prepaid MasterCard at More Than 8,000 Stores
AUSTIN, Texas and GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
NetSpend Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:NTSP) and Dollar General (NYSE:DG) announced
today its agreement to sell the PayPal Prepaid MasterCard^® card at Dollar
General locations across the United States.
"Dollar General is committed to offering our customers a diverse product
assortment," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's EVP, division president and
chief merchandising officer. "The PayPal Prepaid MasterCard is a feature-rich,
alternative banking solution that we are proud to feature in our stores."
The PayPal Prepaid MasterCard card will be available at more than 8,000 Dollar
General stores in 40 states upon full rollout of the product this year.
Cardholders also can reload cash on their PayPal and NetSpend prepaid cards at
these locations via the InComm Vanilla Reload Network.
"Dollar General is a significant new partner for NetSpend as we continue to
grow our retail presence through our partnership with InComm," said Dan Henry,
chief executive officer of NetSpend. "Our retail distribution footprint will
grow to a total of more than 25,000 locations once Dollar General is fully
deployed with the PayPal prepaid card. Our expanding retail distribution
provides convenient access to our products for the self-banked consumer."
"InComm is excited to partner with PayPal, NetSpend and Dollar General to
deliver an innovative prepaid financial services solution to Dollar General
customers," said Brooks Smith, chief executive officer of InComm. "We look
forward to the growth of this product and the awareness it will bring to the
The PayPal Prepaid MasterCard card can be used for online and in-store
purchases wherever debit MasterCard is accepted.The card can also be used to
withdraw cash from ATMs while money can be loaded onto the card through direct
deposit or at more than 130,000 reload locations through the U.S.
The card must be linked to a PayPal account to enable cardholders to have full
access to the card's online functionality and features, including online
Payback Rewards, an optional savings account, real-time account alerts via
text message* and online budgeting tools.
The funds on the PayPal Prepaid MasterCard card are FDIC insured through The
Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard
These cards are issued by The Bancorp Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of The
Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TBBK), pursuant to license from MasterCard International
Incorporated. The Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC.
*Standard text messaging rates from your wireless supplier may apply.
NetSpend is a leading provider of general-purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid
debit cards and related financial services to the estimated 60 million
underbanked consumers in the United States who do not have a traditional bank
account or who rely on alternative financial services. The Company's mission
is to develop products and services that empower underbanked consumers with
the convenience, security and freedom to be self-banked. Headquartered in
Austin, Texas, NetSpend is traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the
symbol NTSP. Please visit http://www.netspend.com for more information.
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than
70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by
offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food,
snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares
and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood
locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more
retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality
private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted
manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's,
General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar
General at www.dollargeneral.com or on Dollar General's Facebook page.
About The Bancorp Payment Solutions Group
The Bancorp Payment Solutions Group, a division of The Bancorp Bank
("Bancorp"), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TBBK),
offers secure, creative and innovative payment solutions to the prepaid card
industry. As a leading issuer of prepaid cards, The Bancorp Payment Solutions
Group contributes to the success of Fortune 500 companies through the
development of cutting-edge prepaid card programs that meet the rapidly
changing needs of the prepaid industry.Through long-standing relationships
with the MasterCard, Visa, and Discover card associations, leading program
managers and processors, The Bancorp Payment Solutions Group designs
innovative and flexible prepaid card programs which deliver outstanding
results. For more information about The Bancorp Payment Solutions Group please
CONTACT: Media Contacts:
Dollar General Corporation
NetSpend Holdings, Inc
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