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News Releases Nov 20, 2017

Western Union collaborates with the Department of International Trade to help drive future of cross-border trade at Hong Kong GREAT Festival of Innovation

LONDON – 20 November 2017 – The Western Union Company, a leader in global payments services, announced today that it is a key sponsor at the Department of International Trade’s GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong in 2018.The event in March aims to build new and long-lasting partnerships between UK and Asian businesses, using the theme of innovation to inspire discussion. Focused around four pillars of “Work. Play. Live. Learn.”, the festival will bring together leading innovators in areas such as fina... Read More

News Releases Nov 16, 2017

Western Union’s GlobalPay for Students platform receives double award nomination

LONDON – November 16, 2017 – The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, has been shortlisted for two awards at The Cards & Payments Awards for their innovative GlobalPay for Students platform.The company has been nominated for the Best Alternative or Digital Payments Programme and Best Technology Initiative of the Year awards, and the winners will be announced in February next year. Now in their thirteenth year, the awards aim to recognise customer service, excellence an... Read More

News Releases Nov 10, 2017

Western Union's EDGE Platform Wins Top Innovation Award at Dreamforce

SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON November 10, 2017 - The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments services, has received a prestigious 'Lightning Bolt' award for "Best Marketplace" innovation at the annual Salesforce user conference, Dreamforce, in San Francisco, California.The award for the WU® EDGE platform was presented at the inaugural "Community Cloud Trailblazers" award ceremony, which celebrates companies, teams and leaders using Salesforce technology to create a positive impact for cust... Read More

News Releases Nov 01, 2017

MineralTree Works with Western Union to Add Cross-Border Payments to its Award-Winning AP Automation Solution

Cambridge, MA, October 31, 2017  – MineralTree, a leading provider of accounts payable (AP) and payment automation solutions for middle market companies, announced today that it has grown its relationship with Western Union to offer integrated support for cross-border vendor payments.“Businesses today have a globalized supply-chain, and they face the need to streamline relationships with international suppliers. However, most businesses still follow ad hoc, risky, expensive processes to process and pay invo... Read More

News Releases Aug 10, 2017

Geoswift, UnionPay International and Western Union Business Solutions offer Tuition Payment Promotion for International Chinese Students

HONG KONG – Aug 10, 2017 – Geoswift, Western Union Business Solutions (a subsidiary of The Western Union Company) and UnionPay International have announced the latest joint tuition payment promotion available to Chinese students studying in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, France, Australia, Switzerland, Singapore, Japan, Czech Republic and Ireland.This latest announcement will deliver an enhanced user-experience to further simplify the payment experience for Chinese international stu... Read More