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Afterpay and Wix Partner to Offer Buy Now-Pay Later Payments for Small Business Merchants

Afterpay has partnered with Wix, to launch a platform that gives Small and Mid-sized Businesses (SMB) solutions to offer buy now-pay later payment options for customers. With it, businesses can create, design, and manage their online selling activities. According to Afterpay, the platform will help SMBs boost their online sales during the holiday shopping season. Using Wix small businesses can offer pay later options to their customers with no additional integration costs. The platform will no ...
Tags: Sales, United States, Wix, Small Business News, COVID, BNPL, Wix Partner, Businesses SMB

Affirm revealed its IPO paperwork. Here's a look inside the buy now, pay later frenzy, the new twist on financing that is a must have for everyone.

Klarna markets itself as a 'smoooth shopping' experience. Thomas Concordia/Getty Images Point-of-sale financing isn't new, but it's gotten renewed attention as a wave of startups like Affirm, Afterpay, and Klarna acquired millions of new users during the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Affim published its S-1, the paper detailing its planned initial public offering.  These fintechs offer consumers the ability to buy now, pay later, both online and in-store. And now, incumbents ...
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In the ‘buy now, pay later’ wars, PayPal is primed for dominance

Stephen Milbank Contributor Share on Twitter Stephen Milbank is the co-founder and Head of Global Strategic Partnerships at Button, a mobile commerce technology company that is powering a commerce-driven internet. The COVID-19 pandemic has already dramatically reshaped how Americans shop, with e-commerce expected to grow 20% in 2020 as a greater proportion of users shift from in-store to online. Due to this transition to gre...
Tags: Ecommerce, Column, Tech, Paypal, Online Shopping, Mobile Payments, Payments, Online Payments, Fintech, Klarna, Financial Technology, BNPL, Stephen Milbank, Using Button 's Commerce Intelligence

Nordic challenger bank Lunar raises €40M Series C, plans to enter the ‘buy now, pay later’ space

Lunar, the Nordic challenger bank that started out life as a personal finance manager app (PFM) but acquired a full banking license in 2019, has raised €40 million in Series C funding from existing investors. The injection of capital follows a €20 million Series B disclosed in April this year and comes on the back of Lunar rolling out Pro paid-for subscriptions — similar to a number of other challenger banks in Europe — personal consumer loans, and the launch of business bank accounts in August....
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Kiwi-founded firm Laybuy signs on as Manchester United sponsor

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Laybuy has signed on as an official partner of the Manchester United football club.While the logo Kiwi brand will not appear on the iconic shirts of the Red Devils, the five-year partnership will allow... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Manchester United, Red Devils, Kiwi, Laybuy, BNPL

Inside Citi's exec shakeup — Chime's latest round — Buy now, pay later's future

Michael Corbat, left, CEO of Citigroup, and Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, testify during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Rayburn Building titled "Holding Megabanks Accountable: A Review of Global Systemically Important Banks 10 years after the Financial Crisis," on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Tom Williams/Getty Hiya.Last week it was a new chief executive at a major Wall Street bank. Now a possible bank mega-merger is on the radar.UBS Group and Credit Suisse Group AG are...
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From Affirm to Klarna, buy now pay later startups are booming. But experts warn juggling explosive growth with responsible lending is a tricky balance.

Buy now, pay later, also known as point-of-sale financing, has been surging as consumers shift their spending online. Fintechs like Affirm, Afterpay, and Klarna have amassed several million customers. They're now looking to expand beyond their installment-lending roots. Affirm is exploring more financial products with the launch of a high-yield savings account, and Klarna just rolled out a loyalty program for its users. With growth comes new challenges, like managing consumer credit at scale. ...
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