Tagged: shopping

Klarna Announces Five-Year Partnership With Macy’s

  Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Tuesday it has formed a five-year partnership with the American department store, Macy’s. Through the collaboration, Macy’s will offer customers the ability to pay in four equal, interest-free installments at online checkout as part of enhanced shopping experience. “Within… Read More

Installment Payments Platform Sezzle Actives Google Pay & Apple Pay With Virtual Card

  Sezzle, Inc. (ASX: SZL), a U.S.-based installment payments platform, announced on Wednesday the launch of its virtual card for shoppers, which will reportedly enable Sezzle customers to pay using interest-free installments both in-store and online. Sezzle revealed the Sezzle Virtual Card will allow brick… Read More

Chinese Offline Shopping Platform Cosmose AI Secures €12.5 Million Through Series A Investment Round Led By Tiga Investment

Cosmose AI, a China-based offline shopping platform, announced on Tuesday it secured €12.5 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Tiga Investments with participation from OTB Ventures and TDJ Pitango. Founded in 2014, Cosmose AI claims it “harnesses anonymous mobile user… Read More

Klarna Milestone: One Million New U.S. Customers Sign Up For Services During Summer Months

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has added one million new consumers in the U.S. in just three months.  The company reported it has also seen strong growth momentum in its retail partnerships in the US, which have grown by more than 158% year… Read More

Klarna Announces Google Pay For In-Store Payment Services

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Tuesday it is introducing Google Pay for in-store purchases in the US. Klarna reported that Sephora, Journeys, and rue21 are among the first Klarna merchant partners to offer Google Pay, in addition to Apple Pay, for in-store purchases. The option… Read More

Thyngs Debuts Touch-free Tech Solution to Help Make Transactions Safer For Retail Customers

  Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, announced on Friday it has launched its touch-free technology solution to help make integration and transaction experiences safer for retail and hospitality customers. This technology was created during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns. “The latest iteration of the… Read More

Bitcoin Rewards Company Lolli Secures $3 Million Through Seed II Funding Round Led By Pathfinder

Lolli, a U.S.-based bitcoin rewards platform, announced on Monday it secured $3 million through its Seed II funding round, which was led by Pathfinder, with participation from beauty entrepreneur Michelle Phan, Sound Ventures, Craft Ventures, Company Ventures, Adam Leber, Abe Burns, and Chapter One Ventures…. Read More

U.S. Bitcoin Shopping App Fold Joins Visa Fast Track Program to Issue Credit Card Offering Bitcoin Rewards

Fold, a U.S.-based mobile app that allows consumers to earn bitcoin while shopping, announced it has joined Visa’s Fast Track program in order to speed up the process of integrating with the credit card giant. Fold revealed that by joining the program it is now… Read More

Payments & Shopping Provider Klarna Announces Global `Consumer Council’

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Tuesday the launch of its `Consumer Council’ According to Klarna, the global initiative sees the platform invite consumers to a meet-up and share their thoughts on different themes related to their experiences. The platform further explained: “The first Consumer Council… Read More

Klarna Announces New Collaboration With British Contemporary Fashion Brand Superdry

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with British contemporary fashion brand Superdry. Through the partnership, Superdry customers are now able to Pay later or Pay in 3 in the UK, and later this month will be able to Pay in 4 in… Read More

RiverPay Now Enabling Alipay & WeChat Pay Transactions at Brooks Brothers Brand Stores

Integrated payments and marketing platform RiverPay Inc. announced on Wednesday it recently began facilitating payments through Alipay and WeChat Pay, two mobile payment platforms most favored by Chinese consumers, at Brooks Brothers brand stores in key North American travel destinations, including the brand’s flagship store… Read More

All By Mama Set to Close Crowdcube Campaign With Over £76,000 in Funds

 All By Mama, an online marketplace that’s dedicated to parent-run businesses, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, later today. The company has successfully secured its initial £75,000 funding target and is now nearing £76,500. Launched in 2014 by Gemma Whates, All By Mama currently… Read More

Acquire Real Estate Completes Crowdfunding at Pompano Marketplace in Florida Initiative

Acquire Real Estate, a real estate crowd investing platform, recently partnered with full-service real estate investment company, Katz Properties, to provide an investment opportunity in Pompano Marketplace, a 238,800 SF fully occupied retail center located in Pompano Beach, Florida. The crowd investing project closed quickly,… Read More

Brief: Shopping App Shop n Social Secures Over £250,000 During Seedrs Initiative

Last month, the UK-based cross-platform shopping app, Shop n Social, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £450,000 so that it can continue research and development. Shop n Social, which was founded this year by entrepreneur Ajit Gupta, is described as a “revolutionary new app” that… Read More

Mobile Commerce Company EasyAsk Seeks $2.5M on Crowdfunder

EasyAsk Technologies has launched an Crowdfunder campaign to dramatically increase its reach to retailers who need a stronger solution in the mobile commerce (mCommerce) space. EasyAsk’s technology is in lockstep with the current trend toward mCommerce. EasyAsk is reportedly known for its advanced, intuitive search,… Read More

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