Money transfer agent locations

You do not need to open a bank account, so you can send or receive money in any of the 170 000 service points of Western Union around the world. Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers. The first offices of company were located in the Reynolds Arcade building in Rochester, New York. The sign above the main entrance to the building - In 1914 Western Union engineers invented the first payment card - a prototype of the modern credit card. Western Union offers one of the easiest ways for families and friends to send money and stay connected almost anywhere in the world. In 2007 the company made 167.7 million transactions on money transfers between individuals and 404.6 million transactions between physical and legal persons.


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The first offices of company were located in the Reynolds Arcade building in Rochester, New York. The sign above the main entrance to the building - In 1914 Western Union engineers invented the first payment card - a prototype of the modern credit card. Western Union for more than 130 years provides money transfer services to its customers.


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In 1935, Western Union has put into operation first intercity fax communication. The presence of Western Union Gold Card at the client greatly simplifies the process of further processing of money transfers of and reduces the operation time for the sending of money, as the "Gold Card" is a carrier of the personal information about the client. Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. In 1920, Western Union has implemented the world's first transmission of images over the ocean. In October 1871 the company has implemented the world's first telegraph money order. After a century money transfers have become a major source of income for Western Union. In the 30's of the twentieth century, Western Union has become the world's largest telegraph company. In 1877, starting from September, New York City residents began to have the opportunity to check the time on clock with the "time ball", located on the roof of constructed in the same year a new corporate headquarters - Western Union Building. The Western Union Company is a financial services and communications company based in the United States. In the summer of 1990 top managers of the Western Union Company spent day and night in the main office in Englewood (Colorado, USA). They needed to meet the challenge: to save the Western Union from bankruptcy, paying off the debts of the company millions of dollars. In the 1910-1920 years. Western Union is actively engaged in researching, innovating in the field of data transmission.