AMSTERDAM | V&D, one of Dutch major online retailers, started today to accept Klarna, the 'payment after delivery' checkout method. The Klarna payment solution uses an invoice that is send to the shopper after delivery of the purchased goods. The benefit for Klarna shoppers is that they do not need a bank card, enter card details, pass 3D secure authentication checks or use cap readers or tan codes to complete purchases.
Payment after delivery during V&D’s special offering week
Nicolas Debaig, Country Manager Klarna In the Netherlands: "We are proud to support V&D with their comprehensive online store. Especially during the ‘Prijzencircus’ (a week full with special price offers) it will be a lot easier for customers to order products. For V&D it will be more efficient because they outsource their further invoice process to us."
More and more webshops choose to accept Klarna
Klarna sees an increase of webshops that chooses for the convenience of a subsequently payment solution. Especially as more and more consumers shop on their smartphones and tablets, it is of great added value that the checkout process is simplified. Klarna takes away the risk of loosing customers due to sometimes challenging checkout methods using cards and other alternative payment methods. At the same time, Klarna provides ease-to-mind for (anxious) shoppers preferring to first receive and than pay for goods ordered online.
Klarna was founded in 2005 in Stockholm with the idea to simplify online payments. With the safe and easy online payment method, consumers first receive their purchases at home and pay the invoice aftwerwards. At the same time Klarna adopts the potential credit and fraud risks of the merchant. At this moment Klarna is one of the fastest growing companies in Europe.
In 2014, Klarna and SOFORT joined forces and formed the Klarna Group, European leader in the field of alternative online payment solutions. The Klarna Group has over 1,000 employees and operates in 14 countries. The Klarna Group works with over 45,000 merchants and serves more than 25 million consumers. Its goal is to become the world's most populair method of payment. Visit www.klarna.nl.
Sourced from Klarna, March 27th, 2014