Klarna Launches in Australia


Klarna, the global payments and shopping provider, officially launches in Australia by introducing the Klarna Shopping app. The app will be available to download on iOS and Android, enables consumers to shop and pay with Klarna at any online retailer, bringing a unique consumer-centric shopping experience to the Australian market.

The Klarna app, which has been downloaded over 12 million times, offers Australian consumers an elevated one-stop shopping experience and allows them to Pay in 4 equal installments at any online retailer with no interest or fees when they pay in time. Consumers will also have the ability to browse top brands, create universal and curated wishlists, receive price drop notifications, and have access to shopping inspiration, exclusive deals and discounts from local Australian retailers, all from the comfort of their smartphone.

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“Australian consumers’ expectations are evolving, they demand seamless, intuitive and transparent online shopping services that better meet their daily needs. Klarna streamlines this experience from browsing to payment at checkout to post-purchase which allows consumers to take control and shop on their terms all from a single app. This partnership with CBA is rooted in a shared obsession with how good digital experiences can truly serve consumers today. We believe the future of retail is high tech powering high touch experiences, so regardless of how and when consumers want to shop and pay, we need to be there for them,” Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski 

Klarna partnered with The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), which invested in the global fintech company last year to launch services in Australia and New Zealand. CBA app users now will be able to easily connect their CBA account to a Klarna account, enabling smooth shopping in a few easy steps.

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