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Klarna launches one-stop shopping app

Klarna launches one-stop shopping app

Klarna, known for its 'buy now, pay later' solution launches a new one-stop shopping app today. Shoppers can place orders, see special offers, receive alerts on price reductions, manage payments and track deliveries within the app. All online stores are visible in the app, even if they're not working with Klarna.

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Global growth ecommerce slows down

Global online sales have grown with 11 percent in Q3 2021. This is a higher growth than in the previous quarter, when online sales grew 2 percent. However, compared to the same time last year, it's visible that ecommerce is slowing down. The European amount of sales seems to be returning to pre-pandemic levels.

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November: ecommerce events in Europe

It's November and Europe is starting to get colder again. Luckily, there are still many interesting ecommerce events around Europe. Some will take place online, while others are completely offline. As usual, we've made an overview of interesting events for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe.

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Klarna partners with Stripe

Swedish fintech company Klarna has announced a partnership with Stripe, a global payments company. Retailers can now add Klarna to their payment methods. With Stripe's infrastructure, Klarna can now accept credit card payments from consumers in the US and Canada.

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AliExpress launches logistics solution

Chinese marketplace AliExpress has announced the launch of a new logistics solution. This enables the company to offer a 10-day delivery guarantee, significantly speeding up deliveries in Europe. The new streamlined network is expected to enhance AliExpress' cross-border ecosystem.

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October: ecommerce events in Europe

It's October already, and fall has started. Now that most of Europe is vaccinated, events in some countries can take place physically again. In other countries, virtual events are still preferable.  As always, we've made a handy overview of interesting events for you, so you know when and where an ecommerce event takes place this month in Europe.

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Amazon Pay introduces Checkout v2

Amazon Pay, which lets customers use their Amazon information to shop on third-party sites, has introduced version 2 of its checkout technology. The upgrade enables a faster and more secure checkout. The modernized web checkout technology can replace existing Amazon payment and address widgets.

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