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2017 Holiday Shopping Report: Honest Finance Continues to Drive Retail Results

by Affirm · December 12, 2017

Affirm had an unprecedented holiday weekend, shattering expectations and seeing huge year-over-year growth. Shoppers flocked to our retail partners and took advantage of the ability to break down their holiday purchases into transparent, and more manageable, monthly payments. This was true for both the total number of purchases made with Affirm, as well as the total amount […]

Holiday Shopping Survey: Consumers Feel Financial Stress & Regret

by Martin Malloy · November 13, 2017

The winter holiday season can be a magical time, but a recent survey from Affirm of 1,000 U.S. adults shows that joy can be marred by stress and uncertainty when holiday spending gets out of hand.

Getting AMPed: Giving Retailers a Competitive Edge

by Chip Overstreet · October 12, 2017

I’m excited to introduce the Affirm Marketing Performance (AMP) Partner Program. Over the last 6 months, Affirm has been working closely with industry leaders that provide marketing automation solutions. We’ve partnered to directly use Affirm’s as low as monthly price in any email template, so marketers can take advantage of this important marketing tool with drag-and-drop efficiency.

Announcing Affirm’s +82 Net Promoter Score

by Affirm · August 17, 2017

We are proud to announce that Affirm’s Net Promoter Score (NPS) has reached +82. We believe that number is critical for us to be sure that we are delivering on our mission of providing consumers with honest, transparent financing.

AFFIRMation 2017 Roundup & Highlights

by Len Eschweiler · July 27, 2017

Our first ever AFFIRMation has already come and gone but I’m left with all that was shared, discuss, and learned during the event. It was exciting to see so many of our retail partners in one place alongside industry thought leaders and Affirm employees. It was truly an enlightening couple of days and I, for […]

Consumers Are Speaking Out but Are Retailers Listening?

by Affirm · May 16, 2017

Retailers reducing their physical footprint is common in today’s market as more and more consumers are shifting their purchasing habits from in-store to online. Despite the clear shift in consumer preferences, traditional retailers have struggled to adapt their business models accordingly.

6 Ways Retailers Can Beat the Amazon Effect

by Affirm · May 11, 2017

Despite, or because of, its already significant foothold, the e-tail giant continues to usurp market share from its peers, both large and small. The phenomenon has become so widespread that, like a hurricane, it’s been given a name: the Amazon Effect.

4 Reasons Mobile will Drive E-Commerce

by Martin Malloy · May 2, 2017

It’s not news that mobile commerce needs to be top-of-mind for online retailers. Mobile accounts for more than half (55 percent) of the traffic to online retailers’ sites. On top of that, more than a third of sales (36 percent) were transacted via mobile devices. Mobile commerce is critical simply because it now drives the […]

Announcing Affirm’s 1 Millionth Installment Loan

by Affirm · April 12, 2017

April 12, 2017: Affirm issued its 1 millionth consumer installment loan. In contrast to traditional revolving credit products, where hefty fees come hidden in the fine print, and compounding interest can quickly cause a consumer’s finances to spiral out of control, Affirm lets shoppers pay for purchases over time with simple-interest loans that are free of any penalty […]

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