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The House of Klarna opens its doors in Manchester with VIP launch party

Manchester October 7, 2019

Less than three months after the Klarna took London’s Covent Garden by storm, the team behind the Pay later revolution have opened the doors to the new ‘House of Klarna’ in Manchester. 

Set in the heart of the vibrant Manchester shopping district, the latest innovation by the UK’s best loved payment brand showcases over 26 of the biggest names from the British retail. With a mixture of online and high-street brands including ASOS, Mothercare, Samsung, Oliver Bonas and Beauty Bay showcased over three floors, this is a curated collection for every kind of shopper. 

Full of Instagrammable moments, such as multi-sensory changing rooms and a ball-pit bathtub, the venue is a surprise and delight right from the moment of stepping inside.  

The event kicked-off with DJ set from Winnie Williams, who performed an eclectic set to celebrate the start of the ten day immersive retail experience.

VIP guests included; Amir Khan, Joe Garratt, Georgia Steel, Jordan Hames, Eyal Booker, Taylor Ward, Henry Holland, Katie Mcglynn, Rhian Sugden, Jazmine Franks, Summer Monety-Fullam and Alex Iwobe.

Luke Griffiths, General Manager at Klarna UK commented, “Once again we are delighted to welcome people into the Klarna world, this time opening the doors to our very own House of Klarna. Our latest foray into physical retail has seen us partner with some of our biggest retailers across 9 different rooms – truly showing the diversity of the brands we work with. We hope that the experiential space will inspire and delight shoppers.“ 

The House of Klarna will see each day playing host to something new; from styling sessions and beauty treatments, to yoga workshops and DJ sets.  All events are free of charge, and a full itinerary can be found here, but with limited spaces registration is advised to avoid disappointment. 

The Klarna Pop-up will be open to the public from 4 – 13 September at

35 King Street, Manchester, M2 7AT

 

For more information, please visit: https://www.klarna.com/uk/pop-up/

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Press Enquiries:

Jessica Carey / Danni Wood, TRACE Publicity

0207 240 9898

Jessica@TRACEPublicity.com/ Danni@TRACEPublicity.com

 

About Klarna

Klarna, the leading global disruptor of payments and banking, and provider of smoooth retail services, was founded in Sweden in 2005. Klarna currently holds a post money valuation of $5.5 billion, which ranks Klarna as the largest private fintech in Europe and one of the largest private fintechs globally. Klarna provides merchants with a flexible range of preferred payment alternatives that enable consumers to easily and securely pay when and how they want everywhere – online and in-store. 

Over 170,000 merchants, including ASOS, Peloton, Abercrombie & Fitch, Michael Kors, Superdry, Gymshark, Samsung, Topshop, Agent Provocateur and many more have enabled Klarna’s innovative shopping experience, that stretches beyond the actual transaction and also allows consumers to take control over their personal finances. Klarna has 2,500 employees and is active in 17 countries.

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