SAN FRANCISCO – Affirm, a payment alternative to credit cards, has partnered with Herman Miller Retail, whose retail brands include Herman Miller, Design Within Reach and HAY, to offer online shoppers Affirm’s pay-over-time format.
Consumers can pay with Affirm on purchases of more than $200 at check out on dwr.com, HAY.com and store.hermanmiller.com.
By selecting Affirm at checkout, Herman Miller Retail customers can split their purchase into monthly payments such as three, six or 12 months, based on a schedule that best fits their budget. They are shown the total cost of their purchase and will never pay more than they agree to upfront. Affirm charges customers no late or hidden fees.
To date, Affirm has offered Herman Miller Retail customers flexibility in payment, which has contributed to increased average order value of purchases across all of its brands.
“Over the past few months, people have transformed their homes into multifaceted spaces,” said Affirm Chief Commercial Officer Silvija Martincevic in a release. “With this shift, we’ve seen spending on Affirm in the home category spike, proof that, as consumers upgrade their space for what they need now, they want the flexibility to pay later.”
Herman Miller Retail joins more than 6,000 merchants offering Affirm, which is used by 5.6 million consumers, according to the company.