Walmart and Western Union have signed a contract that enables Western Union money transfer services at Walmart locations in the United States
Services include domestic and international transfers, bill payments, and money orders. The services are offered in more than 4,700 Walmart stores. The introduction is scheduled to begin in spring 2021.
Through Western Union’s global cross-border, cross-currency platform, which reaches 200 countries and territories worldwide, Walmart customers can transfer money to family members and loved ones almost anywhere in the world. Customers have the ability to withdraw their funds in minutes at 550,000+ retail locations or to billions of bank accounts, wallets or cards.
“Walmart is much more than a place where customers shop. It’s also a place for millions to trust for their financial needs, ”said Wilbert Noronha, vice president of financial services at Walmart. “We’re excited to soon offer Western Union money transfer services in Walmart locations across the country and together continue to connect family and friends around the world through Western Union’s global money movement platform.”
Jean Claude Farah, President of Global Network at Western Union, said: “We are excited to partner with the world’s largest retailer, Walmart, to bring more customers in the US and around the world to the best of our money movement and payment services capabilities.”