NEW YORK, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iFresh, Inc. (“iFresh” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:IFMK), a leading Asian American supermarket chain and online grocer, announced today that it now provides Western Union® services at four of its New York supermarkets.
Customers can now utilize Western Union services including money transfers, bill payments, and money orders at the following iFresh locations:
- 128 Mott St.New York, NY 10013
- 75 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002
- 142-41 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing, NY 11354
- 6023 8th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11220
“We are excited that our relationship with Western Union allows us to offer expanded services to our customers and local communities,” said Mr. Long Deng, Chairman and CEO of iFresh. “The availability of Western Union services in our supermarkets will make it easier for our diverse customer base to transfer money across the country and the world.”
About iFresh, Inc.
iFresh Inc., headquartered in Long Island City, New York, is a leading Asian American grocery supermarket chain and online grocer. With nine retail supermarkets along the US eastern seaboard (with additional stores in Glen Cove, Miami and Connecticut opening soon), two in-house wholesale businesses strategically located in cities with a highly concentrated Asian population, and six iFresh-managed stores, iFresh aims to satisfy the increasing demands of Asian Americans (whose purchasing power has been growing rapidly) for fresh and culturally unique produce, seafood and other groceries that are not found in mainstream supermarkets. With an in-house proprietary delivery network, online sales channel and strong relations with farms that produce Chinese specialty vegetables and fruits, iFresh is able to offer fresh, high-quality specialty produce at competitive prices to a growing base of customers. For more information, please visit: http://www.ifreshmarket.com/.
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About Western Union
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease, and reliability. As of March 31, 2018, our network included over 550,000 retail agent locations offering Western Union, Vigo or Orlandi Valuta branded services in more than 200 countries and territories, with the capability to send money to billions of accounts. Additionally, westernunion.com, our fastest growing channel in 2017, is available in more than 40 countries to move money around the world. In 2017, we moved over $300 billion in principal in nearly 130 currencies and processed 32 transactions every second across all our services. With our global reach, Western Union moves money for better, connecting family, friends and businesses to enable financial inclusion and support economic growth. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
Dragon Gate Investment Partners LLC
Source: iFresh Inc.