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Lowe's and Deluxe Join Forces to Deliver Marketing Products and Services to US Small Businesses

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Lowe's commercial customers can access convenient tools to better manage and grow their businesses</i> </p>

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Lowe's and Deluxe Join Forces to Deliver Marketing Products and Services to US Small Businesses09:00 EST Wednesday, March 07, 2012 SHOREVIEW, Minn. & MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Business Wire) -- Deluxe Corporation® (NYSE: DLX), announced today a partnership with home improvement retailer Lowe's® (NYSE: LOW) that provides America's small business owners with access to tools and services that help them manage and market their organization. Lowe's commercial customers are now linked to Deluxe's products and services via the LowesforPros.com website. Offerings include: Logo design services Web design and hosting Email marketing Search engine marketing and optimization Promotional marketing Business forms including many market-specific forms “Our commercial business customers want to spend their time designing and building, not managing paperwork or marketing projects,” said Mike Horn, vice president of commercial sales for Lowe's. “This partnership provides customers with solutions to run and grow their business in the most time-efficient and cost-effective manner possible. Our mutual commitment to providing essential tools to help businesses grow from the ground up makes this an ideal partnership.” “Deluxe's mission is to be a growth engine for small businesses. This partnership with Lowe's enables builders and contractors to conveniently access the marketing tools they need to have an effective online presence and get found by customers,” said Malcolm McRoberts, senior vice president, Deluxe small business services. “We're especially delighted to partner with Lowe's because of our mutual dedication to the success of these small businesses.” About Lowe's With fiscal year 2011 sales of $48.8 billion, Lowe's Companies, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 50 company that serves approximately 15 million customers a week at more than 1,750 home improvement stores in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Lowe's winner of the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award in Retail for the second consecutive year, the ninth ENERGY STAR honor for the company's industry-leading commitment to energy efficiency. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's is the second-largest home improvement retailer in the world. For more information, visit Lowes.com. About Deluxe Corporation Deluxe is a growth engine for small businesses and financial institutions. Four million small business customers access Deluxe's wide range of products and services including customized checks and forms as well as web-site development and hosting, search engine marketing, logo design and business networking. For financial institutions, Deluxe offers industry-leading programs in checks, customer acquisition, regulatory compliance, fraud prevention and profitability. Deluxe is also a leading printer of checks and accessories sold directly to consumers. For more information, visit us at www.deluxe.com, http://www.facebook.com/deluxecorp or http://twitter.com/deluxecorp. On behalf of DeluxeWhitney McChane, 612-455-1748wmcchane@padillaspeer.com