To celebrate the expansion of Western Union's agent network, OLN has teamed up with Fexco MT to offer one lucky reader a night of luxury in London on Dec 21. The winner and their guest will be treated to a meal at the Strand's Salieri restaurant followed by tickets to see Joseph at the Adelphi theatre and a a night at the Ritz hotel.
With waves of foreign workers moving to the UK from across the EU, there's never been a better time for independent retailers to join the network of Western Union agents.
With 20,000 calls per week asking for nearby Western Union locations, the demand is clearly huge.
"This is ideal for off-licen ces as it increases the footfall and provides new income streams without the need for financial investment," a spokesman said. "Not only do agents receive around £4 for every transaction, but many regular senders become loyal customers, shopping regularly and boosting the income of the agent."
Fexco MT's big advantage is the lack of set-up costs.
New agents receive a launch pack worth £500, including a lightbox, swing sign , stickers and
For your chance to win, just answer the following question:
How many businesses throughout this country are working as part of Western Union's agent network? (Handy hint: try searching ukmoneytransfer.com)
Send your answer , with your name, address and telephone number, by Nov 23, to: OLN/Western Union Competition, 3 Howitt Road, Belsize Park, London
( Terms & Conditions: Any additional costs incurred must be paid for upon departure. No cash equivalent.)