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Western Union Cooks Up Memories For The Holidays – December 12, 2014 The holidays are of course a time for family and friends; for spending time with those close to you. Unfortunately many people are unable to be with the ones they love for a varying number of reasons. To that end Western Union today […]

Kiosk Marketplace

Western Union expands kiosk network in UAE – October 2014 Western Union recently announced the release of automated self-service kiosks in the United Arab Emirates that allow customers to pay bills and send money worldwide, as well as a new collaboration with Walgreens in the U.S. (more)  

The Arab Daily News

UNICEF Launches Global Appeal for Displaced Syrian Children Through Western Union’s Education for Better Fund – August 19, 2014 As part of today’s World Humanitarian Day focus, a renewed appeal to support education for Syrian children has been issued by Western Union, (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, and A World at School, a […]

iMEDIA Connection

5 ways “Rio 2” helped breathe new life into Western Union – July 28, 2014 When Western Union was thinking of cool ways to spice up its “$50 for $5” campaign in early 2014, it turned to Hollywood for an injection of energy. The film “Rio 2” was about to be released, and the financial services […]

Myers Biz Net

Why the Advertising Business Will Die – July 9, 2014 Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to go to the iMedia e-Commerce Summit in Salt Lake City. My main take away: Marketers are no longer in the Advertising Business; they are in the Relationship Business. Brands need to spend less time advertising to their […]