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Retail Tech: Klarna Acquires Hero, Brookfield Adopts AR, Westfield Taps Afterpay

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The weekly Retail Tech Roundup compiles technology news across the supply chain, manufacturing, retail, e-commerce, logistics and fulfillment sectors. Social shopping Klarna/Hero Fintech, banking and “buy now, pay later” giant Klarna has acquired Hero, a platform designed to connect online shoppers with in-store product experts, for an undisclosed sum. A report from the Wall Street Journal estimates the deal was…

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