Sofort GmbH has been part of the Klarna Group since 2014. With Sofort, consumers can make fast, simple, and secure payments directly from their bank accounts.
Merchants receive real-time confirmation enabling speedy dispatch of goods or immediate download.
Consumers make e-commerce payments by selecting Sofort and authenticating the payment through their existing online banking interface together with a one-time confirmation code.
Why should you offer Sofort (Klarna)
- Consumers use their own online banking data and do not have to submit any personal information or card details to the merchant.
- Klarna reports that retailers typically see a 68% increase in average order value, and 44% of their customers would have abandoned carts if the payment method was not available.
- German card usage remains low at 14% due to security concerns, leading to the popularity of bank transfer payment options, accounting for 34% of all transactions (PPRO Almanac).
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