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Western Union and Visa Bolster Their Global Partnership

“Western Union today announced an update to its existing partnership with Visa, expanding its integration with Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time1 money movement network, into Western Union’s United States network. Western Union’s integration with Visa Direct was initially activated across Europe, allowing Western Union customers in more than 20 countries to send and/or receive funds directly to eligible […]
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Marqeta Integrated into Western Union’s Digital Bank Platform in Europe

“Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, has teamed up with Western Union, global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, to integrate its solution into Western Union’s next generation real-time multi-currency digital wallet and digital banking platform in Europe. Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform will allow Western Union’s entire remittance service to be […]
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Western Union Joins Forces With Major Financial Institutions in Africa

“Western Union, a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, is collaborating with major financial institutions in Africa, to enable millions of consumers to send and receive cross-border payments, quickly and reliably, 24/7. Customers of KCB Bank Kenya, the Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) and the Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (Postbank), can now enjoy […]
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Western Union Expands Real-Time Payout

Western Union, announced it has further expanded its global digital network for funds payout and increased the availability of real-time payouts, advancing the company’s goal of building the world’s largest funds collection and distribution network to meet the growing customer demand for transparency, immediacy, and reliability.
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Western Union and Kroger Extend 35-Year Relationship, Offer Global Digital and Retail Money Transfers

“The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced that it has extended its 35-year relationship with The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America’s largest grocery retailer. The new non-exclusive agreement will enable Kroger customers to continue using Western Union’s market leading digital and retail services.”
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Western Union Expands Global Real-Time Payments Network

“Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, today announced continued expansion of its Global Network for real-time money-movement and payments, benefiting the Company’s consumers and clients across its branded money transfer and payments business as well as its expanding white-label business. Western Union’s vast global retail network of over 550,000 agent locations […]
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Western Union Adds WeChat Capability to GlobalPay for Students

“The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, announced today that it has added WeChat Pay to its WU® GlobalPay for Students product, through its alliance with Geoswift, a payment company specializing in payment solutions in and out of China. The enhanced capability will enable academic institutions to offer Chinese students studying abroad a wider […]