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First Bankcard Launches Big R Stores Mastercard

April 13, 2021 GMT

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 13, 2021--

First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), has partnered with Big R Stores to issue the retailer’s Big R Stores Mastercard®. First Bankcard is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced credit card issuers, serving approximately 90 financial institutions, co-brand and affinity partners nationwide.

Big R Stores is a privately held, regional “farm and fleet” general merchandise retailer with 29 stores throughout Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. The stores sell tires, agricultural supplies and equipment, hunting and fishing equipment, kitchen appliances, housewares, automotive goods, clothing, hardware, lawn and garden supplies, power tools, pumps, generators, paint, pet supplies, packaged food, tools and toys.

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“We welcome the opportunity to support Big R Stores’ efforts to reward its loyal customers by developing this valuable new card program,” said Jerry J. O’Flanagan, executive vice president, Partner Customer Segment. “At the same time, we appreciate the chance to further expand our relationships within this important retail category.”

Using the Big R Stores Mastercard®, cardholders will earn 3 points per $1 spent at Big R Stores, 1 2 points per $1 spent on gas and grocery purchases, 1 1 point per $1 spent on purchases made everywhere else, 1 plus receive a $25 Big R Stores gift card for every 2,500 points earned. 1

About Big R Stores

Founded nearly 60 years ago in La Junta and Lamar, CO, Big R started as a family-owned and operated business. We’ve maintained those roots to this day, with 29 stores across 4 states, all of which are still owned and operated by the same family. With over 60,000 items in stores, you can find exactly what you need for your home, farm, ranch, acreage and beyond.

About First Bankcard

First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, is a leader in the credit card partnership arena, serving approximately 200 financial institutions, co-brand and affinity partners nationwide. For 60 years, First Bankcard has offered quality products and superior service to help its customers achieve their goals. Visit http://partners.firstbankcard.com for more information.

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About First National Bank of Omaha

First National Bank of Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska and its affiliates have more than $24 billion in assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.

1 See the Rewards Terms and Conditions in the Summary of Credit Terms provided at time of application for details, including earning, redemption, expiration or forfeiture.

Cards are issued by First Bankcard®, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, pursuant to a license from Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

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Kevin Langin, FNBO, 402-490-5194 

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEBRASKA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ONLINE RETAIL RETAIL DISCOUNT/VARIETY DEPARTMENT STORES FINANCE BANKING

SOURCE: First National Bank of Omaha

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