Western Union and Farmacias Guadalajara have launched Western Union global money-transfer services at over 1000 drugstore and retail locations throughout Mexico.
People in Mexico can visit these locations and pick up money sent from their family and friends anywhere around the world. According to the World Bank, Mexico is fourth on the list of top worldwide recipients of remittances for 2013, receiving an estimated USD22bn a year.
“Thanks to a successful collaboration with Farmacias Guadalajara, Western Union continues to give consumers even more options to receive global money transfers in-country,” said Luis Felipe Rodriguez Vega, vice president and general manager, Mexico, Western Union. “This launch is another example of our commitment to growing our Agent network in Mexico — one of the top remittance receiving countries in the world.”
“Thanks to this important alliance, we are strengthening our commitment to give our customers more and better services.” said Maria Fernanda García Orozco, finance sub-director at Farmacias Guadalajara.
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