MONTREAL, Sept. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Today Scotiabank announced that its customers
will have ABM access at select Couche-Tard stores across Quebec, effective
September 3, 2013. This expansion of 287 Scotiabank-branded ABMs will boost
the Bank's ABM network in Quebec to 444.
The ABM access for Scotiabank cardholders at various Quebec locations of
Couche-Tard, a Quebec - founded convenience store chain, is made possible by a
partnership with STANLEY Security, a global provider of security products and
services with a specialty in financial solutions, which is delivering
comprehensive monitoring and management of the ABM networks. In addition to
making cash withdrawals, customers using Scotiabank ABMs at Couche-Tard
locations will also benefit from the same strong security measures that are
built into all Scotiabank ABMs with the added convenience of the increased
-- The new ABMs offer customers a convenient way to access their
money in multiple Couche-Tard locations in Quebec. Some of the
ABMs will be in stores that are open 24 hours. The ABMs offer
cash withdrawals only.
-- The addition of 287 Scotiabank ABM's in select Couche-Tard
locations expands Scotiabank's overall ABM network in Canada to
3,812, an increase of 8%.
-- Updates on the locations of newly available ABMs at Couche-Tard
stores in Quebec can be accessed with the
Scotiabank ABM Locator tool at scotiabank.com.
"With this new partnership with Couche-Tard, we are offering more convenient
options for customers across Quebec to access their money," said Carole
Chapdelaine, Senior Vice President of Scotiabank's Quebec and Ontario Region.
"This expansion gives Scotiabank customers greater ABM access at more
locations across the province."
"We are always looking for ways to improve our customers' experience at our
locations across the country," Mélissa Lessard, Marketing Director,
Couche-Tard. "This new partnership with Scotiabank in our Quebec locations
does just that by offering them an opportunity to do their banking in a safe
and secure way."
Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's
most international bank. With more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its
affiliates serve some 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around
the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including
personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. In December 2012,
Scotiabank became the first Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the Year
and Bank of the Year in the Americas by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times
publication. With assets of $743 billion (as at July 31, 2013), Scotiabank
trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information
please visit www.scotiabank.com.
Alimentation Couche-Tard inc. is the leader in the Canadian convenience store
industry. In the United States, Couche-Tard is the largest independent
convenience store operator in terms of number of company-operated stores. In
Europe, Couche-Tard is a leader in convenience store and road transportation
fuel in Scandinavian countries and in the Baltic States it has a growing
presence in Poland.
As of April 28, 2013, Couche-Tard's network comprises 6,094 convenience stores
throughout North America, including 4,546 stores with road transportation fuel
dispensing. Its North-American network consists of 13 business units,
including nine in the United States covering 39 states and the District of
Columbia and four in Canada covering all ten provinces. More than 60,000
people are employed throughout the Corporation's network and its service
centers in North America.
Couche-Tard is a Canadian company which shares are listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (TSE: ATD.A and ATD.B).
About STANLEY Security
STANLEY Security, a business division of Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK),
is a provider of integrated security solutions defining the future of the
security industry. STANLEY delivers a comprehensive suite of security products
and software with a strong emphasis on service. STANLEY is powered by a
culture of continuous innovation and learning, providing revolutionary
technology and unmatched customer service to commercial, institutional and
industrial businesses and organizations. We focus on complete customer
transparency and operational excellence in the five customer touch points:
account management, installation, service, monitoring and billing. STANLEY
takes pride in our signature approach to doing business - offering global
resources, with a local touch. As one of the world's largest and most
comprehensive security providers, we're protecting what's important to you by
designing, installing, servicing and monitoring an award-winning portfolio of
security products and solutions:
-- Intrusion, Fire, Access Control and Video Surveillance Systems
-- Systems Integration & Vertical Market Solutions
-- Automatic Entrance Solutions
-- Door Locking Hardware, Closers & Exit Devices
-- Master Keyed Systems
-- UL & Bilingual ULC Monitoring Services
-- Real-Time, Online eServices
For media inquiries:
Scotiabank - Media Diana Hart P: 416-866-7238 E:firstname.lastname@example.org
Couche-Tard - Media Mathieu Lavallée Tact Conseil P: 514 667-0196 ext: 411
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