Access to 15,000 billers at over 7,800 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations along with Western Union Money Transfer® transactions
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sep 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Western Union CompanyWU, -0.82% a leader in global payment services, and Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain, this month launched Western Union® Bill Payment services staged via digital self-service kiosks, allowing customers to make payments to 15,000 billers across the United States and beyond.
“Western Union’s cross border money transfer and bill payment platform allows customers sending money from Walgreens true international connectivity to more than 200 countries and territories as well as domestic money transfers and bill payments,” said Odilon Almeida, President of Western Union, Americas and European Union.
“The expansion of Western Union services at over 7,800 Walgreens and Duane Reade locations across the nation will provide great convenience to consumers, by allowing them to not only transfer money, but also pay bills while running daily errands,” said Carter Hunt, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Western Union U.S.
“Enhanced features to Walgreen’s self-service kiosks will also mean customers can now enjoy greater convenience and quicker transactions along with the ‘My WU®’ rewards program,” he said.