Klarna

228 results about this entity

Period: 18 Dec 2013 - 24 May 2024

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Klarna labels CFPB BNPL rule 'baffling'

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new rule on buy now, pay later lenders has received a mixed reception from industry players, with Affirm welcoming the outcome but rival Klarna calling it "baffling".

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Nets to offer Klarna payments to Nordic merchant customers

Nets, part of European PayTech Nexi Group, and Klarna, the AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, have entered a partnership that will bring Klarna’s popular payment methods to Nets’ Nordics merchant customers.

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Nine-in-ten Klarna employees now use AI daily

Billed as a game-changer for productivity, up to 90% off Klarna staff are now using generative AI daily, with non-technical groups such as Communications, Marketing, and Legal seeing adoption rates of 92.6%, 87.9%, and 86.4% respectively.

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Klarna adds $2 million Climate Transformation Fund

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping assistant, has announced a further $2M worth of funding as part of its Climate Transformation Fund in collaboration with Milkywire.

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Klarna strikes global payment deal with Uber

Klarna has struck a global deal with Uber, giving users the option of immediate or deferred payments across the ride hailing company's taxi and food delivery services.

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Klarna and Expedia expand partnership to US

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping assistant, today announced the expansion of its partnership with Expedia Group to the US market. Klarna is now bringing its flexible payment offerings to millions of travelers, enabling them to book flights and stays using its popular interest-free Pay Now or Pay in 4 options across Expedia.com/Klarna and Hotels.com/Klarna.

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Klarna sells virtual shopping business Hero

Klarna is selling Hero, the virtual shopping platform it acquired in 2021, to video commerce outfit Bambuser in a deal worth around EUR1.3 million.

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Klarna and Milkywire open global biodiversity fund to other companies

The AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, Klarna and Milkywire, an environmental impact platform, have launched a new fund to open to tech and finance companies which want to invest directly in impactful projects to contribute to global biodiversity targets but don’t know where to start.

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Klarna Card waitlist opens in US

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping assistant, today announced it has opened its waitlist for the new Klarna Card to all US consumers.

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Klarna launches data hub with facts on how Brits use its credit products

Klarna, the AI-powered global payments network and shopping assistant, today announced Wikipink, an industry-first data hub with facts on how UK consumers are using Klarna’s credit products.

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NextGen Nordics 2024: Top Nordics payments stories you’ve missed this year

Finextra is returning to Stockholm for the annual NextGen Nordics event. Attendees can expect in-depth conversations on a variety of topics and much more.

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Klarna adds open banking settlements for 18 million consumers and 32,000 retailers

Klarna, the AI-powered payments network and shopping assistant, has begun to roll out open banking-powered settlements in the UK.

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Court tells Klarna to pay $733,000 over GDPR failings

Klarna must pay a fine of nearly three quarters of a million dollars for violating the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a Swedish court of appeal has ruled.

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Klarna's AI chatbot does the equivalent work of 700 full-time humans

Klarna says its OpenAI-powered chatbot is doing the equivalent work of 700 full-time agents after its global launch last month.

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Klarna preps for IPO after narrowing losses

Buy now, pay later giant Klarna reports its fifth straight annual net loss while moving forward for an anticipated IPO later this year.

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Buy Now, Pay Early: 97% of Klarna Black Friday purchases paid off on time or early

Klarna, the AI-powered global payments provider and shopping assistant, has revealed UK consumers paid off 97.4% of Black Friday orders on time or early, an increase of 2% compared with last year.

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Klarna rolls out autofill consumer verification data service

Klarna has rolled out a new service for customer data sharing with merchants, enabling a smoother checkout process and personalised offers for users.

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Klarna directs users to financial management tools with revival of Money Story

Without any trace of irony, Klarna is reviving a feature which enables customers to look back on their personal spending history over the past year and get nudges to better money management tools in the app.

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Klarna enters booming subscription market with the launch of Klarna Plus in the US

Klarna, the AI powered global payments network and shopping assistant, today announced its entry into the subscription service model with the launch of Klarna Plus, issued by WebBank, now available to eligible US consumers through the Klarna app for a monthly fee of $7.99.

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Klarna CEO says US IPO could come 'quite soon'

It is "very likely" that Klarna will launch a stock market listing in the US "quite soon", according to CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski.