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PayPoint and Western Union strike new partnership

Launch competition gives retailers chance to win VIP experience at Liverpool FC

Welwyn Garden City, 23 January 2019: PayPoint and Western Union have today announced a new partnership delivering enhanced commission, free banking with WU cash and direct support for retailers from the experts at Western Union.

Western Union, who under the new venture will now manage the relationship with retailers directly, is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. The service enables customers to send and receive money to over 200 countries and territories.

Lewis Alcraft, Commercial Director at PayPoint said: “We are committed to innovating and delivering services that add value to our retail partners so that they can grow their businesses. We’re pleased that this new partnership with Western Union will improve terms for retailers offering this vital service in their local communities.”

Western Union’s Graham Baker, County Director continued “We are delighted to be working with PayPoint on this exciting new collaboration which will expand our agent network and offer great commercial terms to all retailers signing up to our service through this new deal.”

To launch the latest partnership, PayPoint and Western Union are running a competition where all retailers signing up to the new deal between 16 January and 31 March will be automatically added into a prize draw. The winners will receive VIP experience at a Liverpool FC home match of their choice in 2019.

Retailers can find out more information and register their interest in offering Western Union by visiting



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