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May 22, 2018

Klarna Honored with Magento Marketplace Innovator Award at Imagine 2018

May​ 22​, 2018 ​– Klarna, a leading global payments provider, recently received the Marketplace Innovator Award at the annual Magento Commerce Imagine conference. Renowned as one of the eCommerce industry’s top events, Imagine brings together industry leaders who are paving the way for the future of B2C and B2B commerce. The Marketplace Innovator Award recognizes the leading solution and technology partners that have delivered the greatest impact to the commerce industry over the past year.

Klarna was recognized for its unique products and services driving value for Magento Commerce customers. A long time Magento Commerce partner, Klarna provides flexible payment options through Magento Marketplace, allowing merchants to quickly and seamlessly integrate with Klarna’s Pay Now, Pay Later and Slice it Solutions for a smoother shopping experience. Klarna recently announced its integration with Magento Commerce as a Core Bundled Extension (CBE), which simplifies the onboarding process for merchants by distributing the Klarna extension with the Magento Commerce core code.

“We are very proud and excited to receive the Marketplace Innovator Award. As a Magento Commerce partner and recent Core Bundle Extension distributed with their latest release, we will provide exceptional customer experiences for our joint customers by removing the friction associated with the checkout process, and ultimately deliver consistently improved conversion rates as well as increased average order value for merchants,” said Lindy Crea, Klarna Account Manager for Magento Commerce.

“Our global ecosystem of partners is the backbone of Magento and helps us to provide the technology and solutions that empower thousands of merchants to deliver unparalleled experiences,” said Mark Lavelle, CEO at Magento Commerce. “Their commitment to innovation has taken the platform to new heights, and helped our joint customers drive growth, new business opportunities and connections with their customers. We are proud to honor their ingenuity and excellence.”

The award was presented at the eighth annual Magento Commerce Imagine conference, which brings together more than 3,000 eCommerce experts from over 50 countries for three days of inspiration, knowledge sharing, industry insights, and customer panels. Participants can also explore the latest Magento Commerce product offerings that are transforming the digital commerce space.

Read more about Klarna and Magento Commerce ​here and for partners here.

 

 

About Klarna

Klarna is one of Europe’s leading payments providers and a newly-licensed bank, which wants to revolutionise the payment experience for shoppers and merchants alike. Founded in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2005, we give online consumers the option to pay now, pay later or over time – offering a simple, safe and smoooth checkout experience. Klarna now works with 89,000 merchants. Klarna has 2,000 employees and is active in 14 countries. Klarna is backed by investors such as Sequoia Capital, Bestseller Group, Atomico, VISA and Permira.

 

About Magento Commerce

Magento Commerce is the leading provider of cloud commerce innovation to merchants and brands across B2C and B2B industries, with more than $155 billion in gross merchandise volume transacted on the platform annually. In addition to its flagship digital commerce platform, Magento Commerce boasts a strong portfolio of cloud-based omnichannel solutions that empower merchants to successfully integrate digital and physical shopping experiences. Magento Commerce is the #1 provider to the Internet Retailer Top 1000, the B2B 300 and the Top 500 Guides for Europe and Latin America. Magento Commerce is supported by a vast global network of solution and technology partners, a highly active global developer community and the largest ecommerce marketplace for extensions available for download on the Magento Marketplace. More information can be found at ​www.magento.com​.