Asian American grocery supermarket chain and online grocer iFresh Inc. has partnered with Western Union to equip four of the six iFresh locations in New York City with services including money transfer, money order and bill payments.
Additionally, the Western Union service will be rolled out in the remaining two iFresh locations in New York City this year.
“By working with Western Union to provide global payment services, iFresh is continuing to engage the local community by providing a fast and easy payment solution for customers, allowing them to send money in the United States and overseas to more than 200 countries and territories," Long Deng, chairman and CEO of iFresh, said in a news release.
Rocco Pilla, regional VP of Western Union, added that the company works to link reputable brands with its money transfer customers.
“We want to make it convenient for consumers to move money wherever and whenever they need to," he said in the news release. "Our collaboration with iFresh supports our network expansion strategy of operating in the communities in which our customers live and work."