Klarna has been included in the Retail Tech 100 list of CB Insights, a list showing the world’s 100 most promising B2B retail technology companies.
He CEO of Klarna, Sebastian Siemiatkowskihe recently told the CNBC: “If the last decade has really been about the disruption of retail, I think the next decade will be about the disruption of retail banking, and especially the credit card industry.“.
The impressive thing is not that Klarna is on a CB Insights list, because it has been on the list for three years. CB Insights Fintech 250, a high-profile list of the most innovative and fast-growing private fintech companies around the world.
It is really interesting that Klarna solutions, such as the Pay in 4 service, are becoming more and more relevant in the retail sector, because consumers are looking for this type of alternative.
“We’ve seen a massive increase in the popularity of Klarna’s BNPL services this year, particularly in the US, where consumers are really looking to shift away from credit card spending towards more sustainable payment options.“, said David Sykes, Klarna US Director “It’s great to receive this recognition from CB Insights as we continue to work hard to deliver solutions and shopping experiences that are more seamless, convenient, and customer-centric, not just in the US, but in key markets everywhere.“.
The number of retailers joining the Klarna network also continues to accelerate with the addition of many well-known brands, such as Coach, Club Monaco, Etsy, GameStop, HAUS LABORATORIES, Macy’s, Ralph Lauren and Saks Off 5th.