MoneyGram Adds Dollar General to Agent Network
Money transfer services now more convenient for consumers in the U.S.
DALLAS -- February 19, 2013
MoneyGram (NYSE:MGI), a leading global money transfer company, announced it
signed a multi-year agreement with Dollar General to offer its money transfer
services in Dollar General’s more than 10,000 stores throughout the United
States. Under the agreement, Dollar General will offer MoneyGram’s in-lane
money transfer service.
“Our customers rely on Dollar General for convenience when purchasing items at
everyday low prices,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s executive vice
president, division president and chief merchandising officer. “The
partnership with MoneyGram is a great fit for Dollar General and it further
delivers checkout convenience to our customer.”
Consumers using this service fund the money transfer at the point-of-sale in
increments of $50, $100 and $200. The transaction is completed when the
purchaser provides MoneyGram with the required information about themselves
and the receiver via the Internet or telephone. With the addition of Dollar
General, the MoneyGram network has grown to more than 50,000 U.S. locations
reaching 197 countries and territories.
“Dollar General is a growing retail brand, and we are excited to welcome it as
one of the newest members in our MoneyGram network,” said Pete Ohser, senior
vice president, United States and Canada, MoneyGram. “Together, MoneyGram and
Dollar General are providing consumers with innovative ways to send money
around the world. This relationship is proof of our continued growth and
MoneyGram also offers other self-service products, such as mobile, kiosk and
online to accommodate the growing demand for options in sending and receiving
funds safely and quickly across the globe.
MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer company, enables consumers who are
not fully served by traditional financial institutions to meet their financial
needs. MoneyGram offers money transfer services worldwide and bill payment
services in the United States and Canada through a global network of more than
310,000—including retailers, international post offices and financial
institutions—in 197 countries and territories around the world. To learn more
about money transfer or bill payment at an agent location or online, please
visit moneygram.com or connect with us on Facebook.
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than
70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by
offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food,
snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares
and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood
locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more
retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality
private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted
manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's,
General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar
General at www.dollargeneral.com.
Mike Gutierrez / Sophia Stoller, +1-214-303-9923
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