Western Union Gift Exchange Tour To Benefit Local Goodwill Organizations
As part of its 2012 “Gift of Possibilities” campaign, the Western Union
Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in financial services, will host a
five-city consumer Gift Exchange Tour benefiting local Goodwill
*Western Union also makes money from currency exchangeNotes to Editors: The Western Union Holiday Gifting Index 2012 Survey was conducted by Wakefield Research (www.wakefieldresearch.com) among 1,000 nationally representative adults, ages 18 and older in the U.S. between Oct. 10 and Oct. 24, 2012 using an email invitation and an online survey.Quotas were set to ensure reliable and accurate representation of adults ages 18 and older in the U.S.About Western Union The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. As of September 30, 2012, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network of approximately 510,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2011, The Western Union Company completed 226 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $81 billion of principal between consumers, and 425 million business payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.