Western Union Renews 20-Year Relationship with Rite Aid

Press Release By Western Union Published OnJuly 12, 2016

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Western Union (NYSE: WU) a leader in global payment services, today announced the renewal of its relationship with Rite Aid Corporation, one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains. Consumers at Rite Aid locations will continue to have the ability to send and receive Western Union Money Transfer® transactions across the United States or across the globe to more than 200 countries and territories, in minutes.* In addition, consumers can purchase money orders and pay their bills at Rite Aid locations nationwide.

Carter Hunt, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Western Union U.S., said, “Western Union is proud of its more than 20-year relationship with Rite Aid. Fortifying our retail Agent presence in the U.S. further advances our cross-border platform and capability to move money across the globe with speed, ease and reliability, while giving consumers the choice of cash or cashless options to send and receive money.”

Tony Sadler, Vice President of Store Operation at Rite Aid, said, “At Rite Aid, we are committed to meeting not only the health and wellness needs of our customers and communities, but their everyday needs, too. Our relationship with Western Union allows us to offer customers even more value by providing a reliable option when it comes to moving money or facilitating bill payments, with convenience and a high level of customer service.”

* Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, “Restrictions”).

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of March 31, 2016, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network of over 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories and over 100,000 ATMs and kiosks, and included the capability to send money to over a billion accounts. In 2015, The Western Union Company completed 262 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $82 billion of principal between consumers, and 508 million business payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.


Source: Western Union

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