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Articles on Buy Now Pay Later

  1. Technology & Innovation
Jack Dorsey’s Cash App plans to be come a super app in order to rival PayPal as it aggressively integrates its buy now, pay later (BNPL) subsidiary Afterpay. Block, formerly… The post How Jack Dorsey’s Cash App plans to become a super app appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
in3, a Dutch ‘Buy-Now-Pay-Later’ (BNPL) fintech has today announced a $85.3m Series B funding round from the British VC Force over Mass, U.S. institutional asset manager Waterfall Asset Management LLC and Dutch investor Finch Capital.  Launched in 2018, in3 gives consumers the option to pay in 3 instalments without interest or other hidden costs. Current customers […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The retail and commerce industries are emerging from COVID-19 radically altered. These changes stem not only from the pandemic and its rippling after effects, but also from the rapid shifts in consumer dynamics, behaviors, and desires. In this altered economy, millennials and Generation Z are steadily becoming dominant demographics. And businesses need to completely rethink […]
  1. Data & Insights
Can you count on one hand how many subscriptions your household is subscribed to? Over 62% of households are now subscribed to at least one retail membership. Not surprisingly, 54% of U.S. households are subscribed to Amazon Prime. This week we dive deep into emerging retail subscription services and the potential of a BNPL bubble. […]
  1. Corporate Finance
The buy now, pay later (BNPL) sector has been referred to as a ‘bubble’ by Harvard fellow Marshall Lux. According to Experian, four in five US consumers use BNPL solutions… The post BNPL sector ‘a bubble’ not a boom, Harvard analyst suggests appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Adyen, the global financial technology platform for leading businesses, is expanding upon its partnership with BNPL giant Afterpay. Afterpay is working with Adyen to process payments across key markets including… The post Adyen expands global partnership with Afterpay appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Media & Marketing
Lucky Beach cafe in Brighton says that it is the first hospitality business in the UK to introduce buy now pay later technology.  The initiative has seen Klarna working in partnership with storekit to deliver BNPL to the restaurants, cafes, and hotels which comprise the latter’s customer base. Lucky Beach was the beta client for […]
  1. International
FintechOS has launched a new buy now, pay later (BNPL) offering to allow traditional institutions to create, customise and roll-out their own  product as well as additional embedded lending solutions.… The post FintechOS launches BNPL offering to help retailers enter booming market appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Corporate Finance
The declining valuations of major technology companies, including a host of recent IPOs, were partially triggered by lackluster guidance. As we saw this morning with Upstart, guidance can trump trailing results when it comes to setting investor sentiment about any particular company. For one company currently in the public market penalty box, however, the picture […]
  1. International
Nearly one in 10 people have used buy now pay later (BNPL) schemes to cover essentials, according to a new report from Hargreaves Lansdown. The research reveals that one in… The post Nearly one in 10 ‘have used buy now pay later schemes for essentials’ appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Corporate Finance
“It’s very hard to walk even ten minutes in London without seeing some sort of advertisement somewhere about BNPL,” Worldpay’s director of enterprise product commercialisation, Reshmi Suresh, told an audience… The post New customers, increased spend and more orders: Why retailers should build an effective BNPL strategy appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
SAN FRANCISCO — Afterpay and Rite Aid  announced a partnership Tuesday, offering Rite Aid’s online shoppers a new way to pay for everyday items in four installments at no additional cost when paid on time. This partnership will help customers access and spend responsibly on everyday goods with Afterpay’s budgeting tool. Justin Mennen “Our relationship with Rite […]
  1. Data & Insights
BNPL is not a new concept; it’s just taken off in recent years and become far more mainstream. Buy now, pay later lets people do exactly what its name suggests — buy something and pay for it later. The difference between BNPL and credit cards is that rather than charge the full amount of a […]
  1. Department & Category
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. Episode 291 is a hot take on Amazon Q1 2022 earnings. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? Amazon released their Q1 earnings for 2022 on Thursday April 29th. In this episode […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Over the past two years, the Buy Now, Pay Later space has exploded. Retailers of all sizes and across categories have embedded BNPL capabilities into their customer experiences to help boost shopper satisfaction and basket sizes.   But how will the tech landscape continue to evolve as consumer and retailer adoption rates rise? During this week’s […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
According to new data from buy now, pay later (BNPL) giant Klarna, 80% of UK consumers believe retailers need to invest in new technology. The research demonstrates that UK shoppers… The post 80% of UK consumers believe retailers need to invest in new technology appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Perhaps you’re laser-focused on discovering ways to maximize ecommerce revenue; perhaps you seek store designs that promote experiential retail, but on a budget; or maybe you want to determine whether live shopping and the metaverse are a fit for your business. Good news: you can satisfy your curiosity on these and dozens of other topics […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon is extending Prime benefits to ecommerce sites beyond Amazon.com through the Buy with Prime option. Retailers who utilize Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) will be able to add Buy with Prime to their own checkout process, which will allow Prime members shopping there to utilize Amazon Pay and benefit from two-day shipping and free returns. […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
LendingTree is out with a new study saying that “nearly 70% of buy now, pay later users admit to spending more than they would if they had to pay for everything upfront.” Here are some other key findings from the study: •  “43% of Americans have used a buy now, pay later (BNPL) service, an […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Buy now, pay later (BNPL) companies are the new normal online, having quickly become a $100 billion industry in the past few years. This growth is attracting more users, companies and investors to the sector. Unfortunately, fraudsters will also inevitably follow suit, so the industry must remain vigilant. This article offers insights into how BNPL […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
For much of 2020 and 2021, restaurants’ efforts to bring digital technology into the in-store experience were centered on improving the experience for consumers. Now, with labor difficulties making it so that restaurants struggle to satisfy even the existing demand, many brands are turning their technological focus to bringing greater efficiency to their day-to-day operations. […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
In this episode of Total Retail Tech Insights, Editor-in-Chief Joe Keenan interviews David Roessler, director of payments, and Michael Habermann, director of fraud services at Radial, the leader in omnichannel e-commerce technologies and operations. Roessler and Habermann discuss how merchants can optimize their checkout experience from fraud and payment perspectives, why new buy now, pay […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), owner and operator of Westfield shopping centres across the US, the UK and continental Europe, has expanded its international brand partnership with buy now, pay later venture Clearpay. Clearpay will become URW’s BNPL brand partner with a programme of consumer advertising and experiential activity at the latter’s London flagship centres, Westfield London and […]
  1. International
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), the owner and operator of Westfield shopping centres across the US, UK and Europe, has announced the expansion of its international brand partnership with BNPL firm Clearpay. Clearpay… The post Westfield expands partnership with Clearpay UK appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Club
A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 290 we recap all the key trends and news from the ShopTalk 2022 tradeshow. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast RSS SoundCloud TuneIn iHeartRadio Google Play Music Overcast Pocket Casts Facebook ????? ShopTalk held it’s first in-person show since 2019, May […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
For the past decade or so, many brands have been faced with the challenge of managing their own digital transformation, while simultaneously scrambling to serve the needs of an increasingly digital savvy, growing millennial audience – generally accepted as the first internet-fixated generation. After two decades, however, the millennial generation is beginning to slip into […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Only a third of UK consumers trust buy now pay later (BNPL) services to protect their data, according to new report from digital trust firm Callsign. The research reveals that… The post Only a third of UK consumers trust BNPL services to protect their data appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. Holiday & Events
Spring 2022 holidays will see a return closer to pre-pandemic normalcy than 2021, according to the Spring Holidays 2022 report from Information Resources, Inc. More than 25% of consumers report that they’ll exceed last year’s Easter or Passover grocery spending. Some of this spending will be generated by holiday get-togethers as consumers overall say they […]

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Instant grocery startups sprang up and grew like weeds during COVID-19, fueled by consumers opting to practice social distancing and ready to order their food and sundries at the tap of an app, and VCs seeing an gap in the delivery market that had yet to be definitively filled. Now, perhaps inevitably, comes the consolidation.
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A consumer confidence monitor that has been running since 1974 recorded its lowest-ever score this month. The well-established GfK index was down to -40 for May, meaning consumers are less confident now than at any time for nearly half a century. Joe Staton, client strategy director at GfK, said: “This comes as UK unemployment hits […]
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Giving credit where credit is due.  The grocerant niche filled with Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared food continues to drive top-line sales and bottom-line profits in every channel of retail foodservice.  According to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® the recent insights by the NPD group show just have important the […]

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