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UK business landscape: consumer credit

This year has seen the rise of frictionless payment platforms offering ‘buy now pay later’. Big players in the market include Klarna, AfterPay, and QuadPay – all of which are being adopted by online retailers with Gen Z and Millennials. However, over half of UK SMEs are being left behind by the digital revolution, allowing […]

UK business landscape: SMEs

Over half of SME’s are being left behind by the digital revolution, allowing more tech-savvy and large retail chains competitors to win new customers at their expense, consistent with a study by Ironmongery Direct. 10,000 business owners participated in the study to look at the marketing habits of trade businesses across the UK. The findings […]

Overview: UK BNPL landscape

The increasing popularity of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) online purchases is growing at a rate of 39% a year according to Finder (2020), with market share set to double by 2023. Nearly 9.5 million Brits said that they avoided buying from retailers that don’t offer BNPL options at the checkout. This popularity looks set […]