Payments firm Klarna clocks up 500,000 users in Ireland in six months

The buy-now-pay-later Swedish company, backed by Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, last week announced plans to cut its workforce by 10 per cent

Colin Creagh, who leads Klarna’s Irish operations, said the company was extremely pleased with customer adoption. ‘You’ll see a lot more merchants offering Klarna in-store shortly,’ he said. Picture: Fergal Phillips