Buy now, pay later is already an ubiquitous offer online. Now, it’s coming to the trade. Today, designer purchasing platform Sidedoor announced a new partnership with pay-over-time giant Affirm, which offers financing tools that allow clients to break up purchases into smaller, no-interest payments.
There are good reasons why design industry companies have struggled to adapt their retail models to the digital landscape. But along with the challenges of selling a high-touch product online come significant opportunities.
The duo behind Pulp Design Studios are rolling out a new branch of their company: a real estate development arm dubbed Pulp Properties. With both commercial and residential properties already acquired, the designers explain why they’re full steam ahead on the endeavor.