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Klarna CEO Challenges Tech To focus On Global Sustainability In $1 Bn Funding Round

Klarna, a leading global retail bank, payments and shopping service, today announced it has secured $1 billion USD in an equity funding round to accelerate international expansion and further capture global retail growth. The 4x oversubscribed round included a combination of new and existing investors and closed at a post-money valuation of $31 billion USD, making Klarna the highest-valued private fintech in Europe and the second highest worldwide. Marketing Technology News: RTB House Wins 2021 Best Places To Work Award…

Ecwid Announces New Payments Partnerships

Ecwid, a leading global software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-commerce company, revealed that new signups across the European Union grew by 143 percent in the first half of the year and regional transaction volume increased by 150 percent compared to last year. Ecwid also announced partnerships with key European payments providers, including Giropay, SOFORT, iDeal, SEPA, Klarna, and PayPal Plus. Ecwid has seen tremendous growth over the last several months in the region, along with similar growth in North America, fortifying its…

GameStop Partners With Klarna to Offer Gaming Community a More Innovative and Flexible Shopping Experience Online and in Store

GameStop will also participate in `Playing for Keeps,' Klarna's interactive, live-streamed gaming events featuring world-renowned gamers and celebrities Klarna, the leading global payments provider and shopping service, announced that it has entered into an agreement with GameStop to provide the world's largest retailer of video games and pop culture collectibles merchandise access to its flexible, secure and interest-free buy now, pay later payment service. GameStop will also be featured in Playing for Keeps, Klarna's…

Buy Now, Pay Later Options Drive Increase in E-commerce Sales of Travel Services and Event Tickets as Some States Begin to Lift Stay-At-Home…

Data Also Reveal Household Appliances Up 45% and Women's Accessories Up 12% in Terms of Average Daily Sales Volumes Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, today released new data from its app in the US, indicating that travel services and event ticket sales are beginning to recover. While still significantly lower compared to an average pre-COVID week, the Airlines category saw a 26% week-over-week rise in average daily transactions, while one event ticket seller saw Klarna-enabled transactions increase…

Klarna Partners With Sephora for a More Flexible Shopping Experience

Providing an Interest-Free Buy Now, Pay Later Payment Solution Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider,  announced that it has partnered with Sephora, the leading prestige beauty retailer, in the US. Customers shopping for the latest beauty products on Sephora's website are now able to take advantage of Klarna's installment option, which allows them to pay in four equal payments with no interest, and provides the security, flexibility and financial control they seek. Marketing Technology News: Adam…

Consumers Shift Buy Now, Pay Later E-Commerce Spending Away From Apparel and Footwear and Toward Health & Beauty and Leisure Categories

As Coronavirus Outbreak Continues, New Data From Klarna Also Reveal Gen Zers, Millennials and Gen Xers Are Turning to Marketplaces When Shopping Online Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, released new data that indicate consumers in the US are shifting their e-commerce spending away from apparel, footwear and accessories and toward health and beauty and leisure items as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. The company analyzed all transactions made through the Klarna app, which allows consumers to shop…

Consumers Shifting E-commerce Spending Toward Apparel and Footwear During Coronavirus Outbreak

New Data from Klarna Reveal that Gen Zers, Millennials and Gen Xers Used a Larger Share of Their Wallet on Clothing and Accessories than Any Other Category Last Week Klarna, a leading global payments and shopping provider, today released new data that indicate consumers in the US are shifting their share of e-commerce spending toward apparel, footwear and accessories as the COVID-19 outbreak continues. The company, which is used by 7 million shoppers and which has 4,000 retail partners in the US, analyzed all the…

Klarna Shopping App Tops the Charts in US and Australia

Klarna App Tops the Australian App Store on the First Day of Launch Klarna‘s move into the direct to consumer retail space with the launch of the Klarna shopping app is fueling its rapid global growth with a very strong uptake of consumers in the US in the last months and when launched this week in Australia. As consumers are looking for a smarter and more streamlined way to shop and pay, the Klarna US shopping app has proven extremely popular since launch in May 2019. The number of monthly active users of the app has…

Klarna and BigCommerce Expand Partnership Globally

Bigcommerce Is Now Offering Klarna's Popular Payment Options Overseas, Enabling Its European Merchants to Effectively Compete and Grow Klarna, a leading global payments provider and licensed bank, and BigCommerce, a leading SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced the expansion of their current partnership in the US, initiated in 2016, to also include Klarna's European core markets. The expanded integration will allow BigCommerce merchants in the UK, the DACH region, the Netherlands,…

Klarna Launches Global Customer Authentication Platform

Klarna, a leading global payments provider, announced the launch of its global authentication platform — an aggregator with multiple global and local authentication solutions. The platform allows multinational businesses, including merchants and other banks, to provide a simple, secure and personalised customer authentication experience irrespective of market, through a one-time integration. Klarna has enabled millions of customers globally to shop securely without compromising their experience through an…