Western Union signs three-year agreement with Walmart Canada

Walmart locations across Canada continue to offer Western Union global money transfers

February 7, 2013
by PurchasingB2B Staff

ENGLEWOOD, Colo—Global payment services company Western Union has inked 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.”

Western Union moves money to consumers in more than 200 countries and territories. Users can access Western Union services through multiple touch points, including local retail stores, banks and mobile phones.