Western Union expands its reach through a new partnership

Customers can now finalize money transfer transactions at more than 15,400 Dollar General locations

Western Union expands its reach through a new partnership. Source: shutterstock.com

Dollar General and Western Union announced that customers are now able to complete Western Union money transfers at more than 15,400 locations throughout the 44 states Dollar General serves. The alliance allows customers to initiate international and domestic money transfers digitally through the WU mobile app or website, and then pay in person at Dollar General locations. Consumers can also receive money transfers in-store.

For customers sending funds, transactions can be initiated either through the WU mobile application or online. After completing the digital portion of the transaction, consumers may visit a local Dollar General store to finalize their transfer using a debit card or cash.

Customers receiving money transfers at Dollar General can also initiate the transaction through the Western Union mobile application or online at www.westernunion.com, and then visit a Dollar General with valid ID to receive the money.

With this agreement, Western Union extends its US reach, which already spans more than 40,000 Agent locations, by an additional 30%.

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