Western Union Signs Three-Year Agreement with Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada Will Continue to Offer Consumers Western Union Money Transfer^®
Services at More than 330 Locations Across Canada
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- February 6, 2013
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services,
today announced a three-year renewal agreement with Walmart Canada. Under the
terms of the agreement, more than 330 Walmart locations in Canada will
continue to offer Western Union^® global money transfer services.
“We are pleased to extend our relationship with Walmart Canada and further
demonstrate the value that Western Union can bring to retailers, as they seek
to enhance customer loyalty and identify new revenue opportunities,” said,
Odilon Almeida, president, Americas, Western Union.
“Western Union’s multi-product, multi-channel solutions help consumers manage
their finances and facilitate financial inclusion for millions of people
around the world. Our international scale, coupled with a globally-recognized
brand known for speed and reliability, is the foundation that customers rely
upon,” concluded Almeida.
Western Union moves money in minutes to consumers in more than 200 countries
and territories worldwide. Consumers can access Western Union services through
multiple touch points, including local retail stores, www.westernunion.com,
banks, and their mobile phones. Western Union services, which have evolved
over 160 years, quickly and reliably connect people and businesses with each
other around the world.
For more information on Western Union, visit www.westernunion.com.
About Western Union
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services.
Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business
Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and
businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money
around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of
September 30, 2012, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded
services were offered through a combined network of approximately 510,000
agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2011, The Western Union
Company completed 226 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide,
moving $81 billion of principal between consumers, and 425 million business
payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
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