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Hastings Entertainment Adds Payment By PayPal And Bill Me Later Options To GoHastings.com

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AMARILLO, Texas, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has announced they are now offering PayPal as a payment method on its e-commerce website, www.goHastings.com . PayPal service allows consumers to send money without sharing financial information, with the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts, credit cards or promotional financing. Customers can now check out with PayPal after shopping a selection of over 1.5 million new and used entertainment products and unique, contemporary gifts and toys. "We are very excited about the opportunity to provide our customers with an additional payment method on our website," said Vicki Maloney, Director of E-Commerce. "PayPal is used by millions of consumers and we feel that in addition to the added security benefits, our customers will also enjoy a simpler, more convenient checkout process when using PayPal." 

Along with PayPal, goHastings.com has introduced Bill Me Later, a PayPal service, as a payment option. Bill Me Later is a simple, flexible credit line that lets customers buy now and pay later with financing for 6 months on purchases of $99 or more.*  Hastings also plans to advertise the availability of this convenient financing option on its www.goHastings.com website and newsletters. Banner ads will let customers know they can finance their online purchases.

Visit www.goHastings.com for more details on the PayPal addition and to view current sales and promotions. To learn more about PayPal and Bill Me Later visit www.paypal.com.

*Bill Me Later is subject to credit approval, as determined by the lender, WebBank, Salt Lake City, Utah. Applicable for qualifying purchases of $99 or more if paid in full within 6 months when Customers check out with PayPal and use Bill Me Later.

About Hastings

Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise, with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format.  We currently operate 134 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet, primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States.  We also operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique, contemporary gifts and toys.  The site features exceptional product and pricing offers.  The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

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