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Last $18.99 USD
Change Today -1.40 / -6.87%
Volume 19.0M
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12500 East Belford Avenue

Englewood, CO 80112

United States

Phone: 866-405-5012

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as post offices, banks and retailers, and other organizations and smaller independent retail locations that provide other consumer products and services. The company provides its third-party agents with access to its multi-currency, real-time money transfer processing systems used to originate and pay money transfers. Its systems and processes enable its agents to pay money transfers in approximately 130 currencies worldwide. Western Union provides central operating functions, such as transaction processing, settlement, marketing support and customer relationship management to its agents, as well as compliance training and related support. The company markets its services to consumers in various ways, directly and indirectly through its agent partners. Consumer-to-Business The Consumer-to-Business segment facilitates bill payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, government agencies and other businesses. Consumers may make a cash payment at an agent or company-owned location or may make an electronic payment over the phone or on the Internet using their credit or debit card, through the automated clearing house (ACH) system, or via a wire transfer. The company’s Internet services are provided through its own Websites or in partnership with other Websites for which the company acts as the service provider. Services The company’s Consumer-to-Business payments services are available through various services that give consumers choices as to the payment channel and method of payment, and include Speedpay; Pago Fácil; and Western Union Payments. Speedpay: The company’s Speedpay service is offered principally in the United States and allows consumers to make payments to various businesses using credit cards, debit cards, ACH and in limited situations, checks. Payments are initiated over the phone or electronically through the Internet. The company also partners with some businesses to allow their customers to access Speedpay from their Websites. Pago Fácil: In South America, the company offers walk-in, cash bill payment services, which allow consumers to make payments for services, such as phone, utilities and other recurring bills. In Argentina, the company provides this service under the Pago Fácil brand. The company offers this service under the Western Union brand in Peru and Panama. Western Union Payments: The Western Union Payments service allows consumers to send funds to businesses and government agencies, primarily across the United States and Canada, using cash and, in certain locations, a debit card. This service is offered primarily at Western Union agent locations, but is provided through its westernunion.com Website in limited situations. This service is also offered in select international locations under the service mark Quick Pay. The company also offers Quick Cash, a cash disbursement service used by businesses, government agencies, and financial institutions primarily to send money to employees or individuals with whom they have accounts or other business relationships. Consumers also use its Western Union Convenience Pay (Convenience Pay) service to send payments by cash or check from a smaller number of Convenience Pay agent locations primarily to utilities and telecommunication providers. Distribution and Marketing: The company’s electronic consumer payment services are available primarily through the phone and online, including through certain mobile devices, while its cash-based consumer services are available through its agent networks and select company-owned locations, primarily in South America. The company’s Internet services are marketed to consumers on its Websites, on the Websites of its partners who offer its payment solutions or through co-branding arrangements with these partners. The company has relationships with approximately 15,000 consumer payments businesses to which consumers can make payments. Business Solutions The Business Solutions segment facilitates payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border, cross-currency transact

 

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