Tagged: online shopping

Fintech Klarna Introduces Virtual Shopping, Bringing In-Store Experience to Online Consumers

Shop Magic Deals Discount

Klarna, a global retail bank, payments, and shopping service, recently announced the launch of its Virtual Shopping offering, “bringing the best of in-store to the online experience.” Virtual Shopping by Klarna “enables consumers to browse and buy online with confidence by connecting them directly with… Read More

Mastercard Introduces Identity Tech with Microsoft to Help Consumers Transact Online

mastercard

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) recently announced the launch of an “enhanced” identity solution designed to improve the online shopping experience and “tackle digital fraud” in a new collaboration with Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT). Now more than ever, delivering a “frictionless” shopping experience is critical “as retailers… Read More

QOALA, a Browser Extension and Mobile App Rewarding Users for Online Shopping, Secures €391,365 via Crowdcube

More Sales inside Retail Shopping Small Business Open Shop

QOALA, a “free” browser extension and mobile app that “automatically rewards users while shopping online” with the aim to help digital commerce sites to improve their conversion rates, has acquired 78% (€391,365) of its €500,000 target via Crowdcube (at the time of writing) with 29… Read More

Indian Fintech Unicorn Razorpay Explains Why Customers Abandon Online Shopping Carts

Shopping Cart alejandro mavvv unsplash

Indian Fintech firm Razorpay notes that cart abandonment makes a “serious dent” in a digital commerce company’s operations. You may ask e-commerce stores, and they will tell you how much it affects their business. And when it comes to stats and data, we can see… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Reveals How to Lower Shopping Cart Abandonment

Shopping Cart alejandro mavvv unsplash

Despite the surge in US digital commerce sales, online consumers remain “unpredictable” when it comes to checking out online: The average online shopping cart abandonment rate is 70%, according to an update from Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM). Anything you can do to lower that rate for your… Read More

Fintech Company Affirm Shares Survey Results Revealing 58% of Consumers Would Rather Use BNPL than Credit Cards

Investigation Money Inquiry

The team at Fintech company Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) notes that two years of living with a global pandemic have “reshaped expectations for consumers and retailers in 2022.” Affirm writes in a blog post that shoppers plan to “travel and buy new clothes, and many retailers… Read More

Digital Commerce: Majority of Businesses are Actively Investing in New, Improved Payments Technologies, Checkout.com Survey Reveals

Cash Register

Checkout.com reveals that their research finds efforts to promote environmental sustainability, mitigate fraud and “unlock new growth channels” which should help define e-commerce in 2022. Checkout.com writes in a blog post that they’ve witnessed “an explosion” in digital commerce growth in recent years. And that… Read More

European Fintech bunq Reveals How to Make Quick and Safe Contactless Payments via their Platform

Euros iPhone Payments Digital Money

European digital bank bunq has shared quick and safe ways to make contactless payments via their platform. According to bunq, gone are the days when you were required to carry physical payments cards with you everywhere, because now, most of the time, just your phone… Read More

Amazon Partners with Barclays to Allow Clients to Make Payments in Instalments in the UK

Barclays Cambridge UK

Starting from December 17, 2021, Amazon clients in the United Kingdom will have access to a new, flexible payment method – Instalments by Barclays, helping them to “finance purchases of £100 or more on amazon.co.uk.” As mentioned in the announcement, the reusable credit account may… Read More

BNPL: Klarna Introduces Browser Extension Enabling Clients to Pay Later Across E-Commerce Sites

Klarna

Klarna, an international retail bank, payments, and shopping service, has announced the launch of the Klarna browser extension, which had been in “beta testing with over 100,000 consumers.” The extension enables consumers to “shop with Klarna’s flexible payment options on their desktop at every online… Read More

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

Time Late Delay Statue

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

kiki wang Clover Green Ireland unsplash

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

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

Tanjong Pagar Singapore

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

Checkout Lane Closed Divsersion Blocked

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

Australia Money

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

Happy Holidays Flowers Poinsettas

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

Banking COVID Safe Social Distancing

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

Digital Dollar USD Washington

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

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

Send this to a friend