Browsing the "Shopping" Tag

Fold App Adds Bitcoin ‘Kickbacks’ for Purchases at Target, Starbucks

| Leigh Cuen

Mobile shoppers can earn bitcoin for purchases from Amazon, Starbucks and Target, just to name a few. 

You Can Now Shop With Bitcoin on Amazon Using Lightning

| Leigh Cuen

Bitcoin spenders can use the lightning network to shop at e-commerce sites like Amazon, thanks to a new browser extension.

Cypherpunk Valentine: Why Shoppers Spend Bitcoin on Lingerie

| Leigh Cuen

Lingerie purchasing as a bitcoin use case is much less far-fetched than you might imagine.

Bitcoin Payments Aren’t Dead, They’ve Just Gone Niche

| Leigh Cuen

Accepting crypto payments can help niche businesses build deeper relationships with customers – as this real-world example shows.

How OpenBazaar’s Early Adopters Are Testing the Online Market

| Daniel Palmer

OpenBazaar isn't even fully operational and vendors have begun to test its services. Who's preparing to do business is surprisingly diverse.

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Survey: 3% of Consumers Would Switch Retailers for Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

A survey of US consumers suggests that at least some may be willing to start shopping with a specific retailer if they started accepting bitcoin.

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Parkt Opens Its Parking Rewards System to Bitcoin Users

| Jon Southurst

Parking rewards startup Parkt now offers users the choice of cashing out local area loyalty points in bitcoin, as well as parking discounts.

Lord & Taylor’s Pounce Trial Could Be First Step in Bitcoin Plans

| Pete Rizzo

Pounce discusses its new partnership with Coinbase, and what its success could mean for Lord & Taylor's future plans.

Will Electronics Retailer Newegg Follow Overstock’s Lead and Accept Bitcoin?

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Newegg has tweeted another hint it will start accepting bitcoin soon, in a potentially significant move for the currency.

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Gangnam Hair Salon Will Style Your Barnet For Bitcoin

| Kadhim Shubber

A hair and beauty salon in Seoul's Gangnam district is now accepting bitcoin payments.