Tagged: online shopping

BNPL Report: Nearly Half of Online Shoppers Say they Would Delay Purchases if Affirm Wasn’t Available

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) notes that Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is more than just a “modern twist” on layaway. Affirm writes in a blog post that consumers love the flexible payment method as a way to “avoid credit cards and manage their cash flow.” The… Read More

Global Fintech Klarna Launches Operations in Ireland

Klarna, the international retail bank, payments and shopping service with 90 million users across the globe, has officially launched operations in Ireland today. As mentioned in the announcement, Klarna will aim to empower Irish consumers with a better overall shopping experience and improved control, transparency… Read More

Fintech Klarna Introduces All-in-One Shopping App to Enhance Digital Commerce Experience

Klarna, the international payments provider and shopping platform, has unveiled its new all-in-one or comprehensive shopping app across Klarna markets. As the app economy grows, today consumers “face an increasingly cluttered and confusing landscape of e-commerce apps – this is frustrating and time-wasting for the… Read More

Shopping and Rewards Platform ShopBack Is Acquiring APAC Region’s BNPL Fintech hoolah

Shopping and rewards platform ShopBack announced on November 2, 2021 that it has obtained consent from shareholders of hoolah, a Buy Now, Now Later (BNPL) platform, for a 100% acquisition of the firm by ShopBack. hoolah, combined with ShopBack’s position as the publisher and shopping… Read More

Bolt Finalizes $393M in Additional Funding to Support Commerce’s First Federated Checkout Network

An entire generation of shoppers has started to expect the ease and convenience of Amazon’s one-click checkout—it’s “seamless and hassle-free,” the Bolt team writes in a blog post. They pointed out that Shopify has also been fairly successful with Shop Pay, which enables users to… Read More

BNPL: Visa Installments Expands Services to Australia, Providing a New Way to Buy Now, Pay Later

Visa (NYSE: V), the leader in virtual payments, recently announced the expansion of Visa Installments in Australia in partnership with ANZ (ASX: ANZ), which is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, and merchant payment provider Quest. As mentioned in a release, the Visa solution… Read More

Klarna, FreedomPay to Offer US Stores a Payments Makeover Ahead of Holidays

FreedomPay, a consumer-focused commerce platform, has performed an integration with Klarna, the international retail bank, payments and shopping service. Beginning today (October 7, 2021), FreedomPay’s US merchants may provide Klarna’s interest-free payment services at checkout in-store, which should help with boosting sales and “bringing added… Read More

COVID-19 Outbreak Results in International Rise of Digital Commerce and Online Fraud: Report

The Coronavirus crisis has led to an international surge in digital commerce sales and online or all-digital businesses, as nationwide lockdowns have forced customers to engage with e-commerce platforms. As consumers continue to use digital commerce platforms and make cashless payments with virtual cards and… Read More

Digital Commerce Firm Heroes, Operating in Asia, UK, EU, Acquires $200M in Capital

Heroes, an established digital commerce firm which acquires, operates and scales “top performing” Amazon brands, reveals that it has finalized a $200 million round from US-headquartered investor Crayhill Capital Management. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the investment round will aim to facilitate… Read More

Fintech Klarna Partners with Global-e to Offer Flexible Payment Options to US, UK, Australia Clients

Klarna, an international retail bank, payments, and shopping service, and Global-e (NASDAQ: GLBE), a cross-border digital commerce platform, have extended their partnership to provide  flexible payment methods to clients across the US, UK, France, Spain, Italy, and Australia. Klarna‘s payment services will be accessible to… Read More

Affirm Pay Over Time Services Will Soon be Available to Amazon.com Clients at Checkout

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and assists merchants with driving growth reveals that its “flexible” payment service will soon be available to Amazon.com clients at checkout. As mentioned in the announcement, Amazon and Affirm are currently testing with select customers, and… Read More

Neobanking Fintech Razorpay Partners Shiprocket to Provide Comprehensive Digital Commerce Solutions in India

Neobanking Fintech Razorpay has teamed up with Shiprocket in order to provide end-to-end digital commerce solutions in India. As noted in the update from Razorpay, e-commerce has changed the “way we live, shop, and do business.” And, virtual payments have served as a catalyst in… Read More

Fintech Westpay and Retail Bank Klarna Enter Agreement to Expand Klarna’s Payment Services

Fintech firm Westpay AB, and Klarna AB, a global retail bank, payments, and shopping service, have entered an agreement aiming to further expand the reach and “footprint” of Klarna’s payment services. As mentioned in a release, Westpay will now be integrating Klarna’s payment offerings, “making… Read More

Indonesian Tech Giant Bukalapak to Leverage Fraud Prevention Solution from Vesta to Maximize Legit Credit Card Transactions

Vesta, the only “instant, end-to-end” transaction guarantee platform for making online purchases, recently revealed that it has been chosen by Bukalapak, which is one of Indonesia’s biggest tech firms. According to a release, Bukalapak will be leveraging Vesta’s extensive fraud prevention solution “to maximize approvals… Read More

Biometric Authentication, Contactless Payments, Digital Commerce Adoption Continues to Rise in Post COVID Environment: Report

Juniper Research recently published a whitepaper titled, “Cash is No Longer King: How Contactless Payments are Becoming the Norm.” The paper from Juniper Research notes that bricks-and-mortar retailers are now “under pressure” to provide increasingly “frictionless” shopping experiences. Consumers have started expecting quick, secured, and… Read More

WhatsApp enabled Transactions to be Supported in UAE with Assistance from First Abu Dhabi Bank and PLATX

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)-owned online wallet Payit has entered a partnership with digital support services provider PLATX Omni Channel Conversational Commerce in order to offer a new solution for UAE-headquartered merchants. The two firms said they’ll enable UAE’s merchants to obtain customer payments through… Read More

Overfunding: Checkout Automation Fintech Magnetto Secures Nearly £180K via Crowdcube from 157 Investors

The team at Magnetto, which aims to challenge the traditional retail model by automating the checkout process, has raised £179,651 of its £150,000 target from 157 investors via Crowdcube. Magnetto reports a £2,367,720 pre-money valuation, a 7.05% equity, and a £0.90 share price. The company… Read More

Verifi, a Visa Solution, Explains Differences between First-Party and Friendly Fraud when Disputing Valid Transactions

Los Angeles based Verifi, a company that claims it has been leading the dispute management and payment protection sector for sellers and issuers since 2005, notes that by now, sellers may have realized that the consumer trend “away from in-store shopping and toward e-commerce is… Read More

Visa Reports Strong Cashless Payments Adoption in Southeast Asia along with Rise in Online Shopping Post COVID

Visa (NYSE:V) notes in a comprehensive report that the past year and a half has been quite challenging for many individuals and businesses, with the global COVID-19 pandemic “vastly changing the way we live, work and shop.” Visa has released a detailed report in which… Read More

Jessica DiRubio: Chief Revenue Officer at AppBrilliance Says Future of Payments will be Open, Innovative, Secure

We recently caught up with Jessica DiRubio, the Chief Revenue Officer and Head of Partnerships at AppBrilliance, an Austin-based payments technology firm. AppBrilliance aims to power and support true, real-time non-custodial Open Payments and Banking services in the United States. The company enables businesses to… Read More

Send this to a friend