Saturday, November 08, 2008

Elavon Hunts Down Deal With Sportsman's Warehouse

By Holly Lytle Agreement Includes 68 Locations Across the U.S.

ATLANTA - November 19, 2008 - Elavon, formerly NOVA Information Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), has signed Midvale, Utah-based Sportsman's Warehouse, to a three-year agreement. Renowned for its outdoor products, Sportsman's Warehouse operates 68 locations across the United States and is extending Elavon's robust payment processing solutions across its enterprise.

"We are always looking for innovative solutions that can save us time and money," said Kevan Talbot, Vice President of Finance at Sportsman's Warehouse. "Elavon's payment processing model addresses the current payment needs at Sportsman's Warehouse and provides us room to grow should we choose to enhance our payment offerings to our customers."

"Sportsman's Warehouse has a reputation for quality products and excellent service," said Stuart C. Harvey, Jr., CEO of Elavon. "We look forward to delivering the kind of value to Sportsman's Warehouse that they deliver to their customers."

Elavon's end-to-end processing network is one-of-a-kind in the industry. Elavon is responsible for front-end authorizations, back-end settlement, and all customer support functions,.

About Elavon:
Elavon's Global Acquiring Solutions organization is a part of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, dynamic currency conversion, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. Elavon's services are marketed through multiple alliance partner channels including financial institutions, trade associations and ISOs. Elavon has solutions to meet the needs of merchants in specialized markets including small business, retail, hospitality/T&E, health care, education and the public sector. Elavon represents the former brands of NOVA Information Systems and its affiliates FHMS and euroConex. For more information about Elavon visit www.elavon.com.

About Sportsman's Warehouse:
Sportsman's Warehouse offers the widest selection and highest quality outdoor products, with 68 stores located in 29 states. Based in Midvale, Utah, its mission is to live up to its reputation as the Great Indoors for those who love the Great Outdoors. Sportsman's Warehouse was founded under the idea of serving the outdoor enthusiast exclusively. That's why customers will find everything they're looking for under one roof whether it's for fishing, hunting, camping or any other outdoor pursuit. Sportsman's Warehouse has expert and knowledgeable staff. It is an organization of hunters, fishermen, and outdoor enthusiasts, and a proud part of America's outdoor traditions. Its employees not only have a passion for the great outdoors but they also offer intimate knowledge of products and the local know-how to help make their customers' outdoor pursuits more successful and enjoyable. For more information, visit www.sportsmanswarehouse.com.

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