Saturday, November 27, 2021

Arcadia to give online shoppers three months to pay

Arcadia Group has just launched a new credit scheme across its online channels.

This means the fashion brands owned by retail tycoon Sir Phillip Green will now offer three months interest-free credit on online purchases.

Topshop, Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge and Burton will now offer a “Buy Now, Pay Later” scheme. 

Online shoppers will undergo an online credit check by being asked four questions when in the payment screen, then have up to three months to pay for the item.

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This new initiative aimed at targeting millennials sees the embattled billionaire‘s group partner with financial technology supplier Klarna.

“To get ahead, retailers need to offer a simple, hassle free browsing and buying experience that integrates seamlessly into their customers‘ lives,” Klarna UK general manager Luke Griffiths said.

“We are excited to offer an innovative solution to one of the biggest challenges UK retailers face, and to be pioneering a new approach to retail financing with some of the country‘s biggest brands.”

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