Browsing the "Retail" Tag

Walmart Wants to Patent a Stablecoin That Looks a Lot Like Facebook Libra

| Daniel Palmer

Retail giant Walmart has applied for a cryptocurrency patent that bears some similarities to the Libra token proposed by Facebook in mid-June.

Russian Retailer Dixy Using Ethereum Tech to Streamline Trade Finance

| Anna Baydakova

Grocery chain Dixy has partnered with a blockchain startup to greatly reduce the time it takes to pay suppliers

Coinbase’s Merchant App Hits $50 Million in Volume Since 2018 Launch

| Brady Dale

Coinbase Commerce – the exchange unicorn's app for online retailers – hit a milestone after seeing an uptick in volume in Q2 2019.

You Can Now ‘Spedn’ Bitcoin at GameStop, Barnes & Noble and More

| Leigh Cuen

Payments startup Flexa has released a crypto wallet called SPEDN to help brick-and-mortar retailers accept cryptocurrencies.

Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker

| Leigh Cuen

TokenPay is turning ICO proceeds into equity investments, this time with a stake in lingerie company Naked Brand Group.

French Tobacco Retailers to Sell Bitcoin From January

| Yogita Khatri

Tobacconists in France are reportedly going to be selling bitcoin vouchers to the public from New Year.

Blockchain Could ‘Revolutionize’ Retail and CPG Industries: Deloitte

| Sujha Sundararajan

A Deloitte report suggests the retail and consumer packaged goods sectors could see benefits from blockchain integration across a number of use cases.

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China on a Blockchain? Maybe in 2018

| Chun Yin Cheung

China may have moved to ban crypto activities in 2017, but that doesn't mean the country won't be a major player in the year ahead.

Department Store Operator Begins Testing Bitcoin Payments in Japan

| Wolfie Zhao

Department store chain Marui has become the latest mainstream retailer in Japan to accept bitcoin payments, starting with a trial in a Tokyo store.


OSTK to HODL: Overstock to Keep 50% of All Bitcoin Payments as Investments

| Wolfie Zhao

Online retailer is shifting an earlier strategy by keeping half of the bitcoin it takes in as payment, the company's CEO has said.