Bitcoin ATMs to Invade Circle K Convenience Stores

Crypto kiosk company Bitcoin Depot plans to hit “thousands” of locations with 700 units already installed.

Business  ·  22 July 2021

Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Prada to Use Bespoke Blockchain to Tackle Counterfeit Goods

A private network developed in partnership with ConsenSys will undergird the Aura Blockchain Consortium.

Business  ·  20 April 2021

Online Retailer Newegg Accepting Dogecoin as Payment Option

The announcement coincides with “Doge Day” in which enthusiasts and traders are pumping the coin hard to get its price to $1.

News  ·  20 April 2021

Planning to Short Bitcoin? Better Check China’s ‘Tether Premium’ First

Bitcoin analysts say this week's quick market rebound might be due to Chinese retail buyers buying the dip, using the stablecoin tether.

Markets  ·  24 February 2021

Coinbase to Launch Crypto Debit Card in US for Retail Spending

Coinbase is launching its Visa debit card in the U.S. early next year.

Business  ·  28 October 2020
China Subsidiary Rolling Out Privacy Tech From Blockchain Firm ARPA

JD Digits is teaming with blockchain-based privacy platform ARPA protect the financial data of major clients.

Tech  ·  17 June 2020

Brazilian Retailer Eyes Services for the Unbanked With Acquisition of FinTech Firm Airfox

Via Varejo snapped up the Boston-based firm to further its aim of providing financial services to millions of unbanked Brazilians.

Business  ·  27 May 2020

Nike, Macy’s Run Blockchain Trial With Auburn’s RFID Lab

Blockchain might help major apparel brands from Nike to Macy’s better share their product data across the retail supply chain, according to a new white paper from Auburn University’s RFID Lab.

News  ·  6 March 2020

OpenNode Finds Way for Retailers to Turn Fiat Payments Into Bitcoin (Using Apple Pay)

Bitcoin-loving retailers can now receive BTC from customers paying in fiat.

Business  ·  19 February 2020

Tradeshift Says It’s Slashed Cross-Border Transaction Costs Using Ethereum

Supply chain fintech startup Tradeshift, which boasts two million firms on its platform, says it's slashed the cost of cross-border transactions between buyers and suppliers using the public ethereum blockchain.

Business  ·  18 December 2019

Mall of America to Showcase Winklevoss-Backed Crypto Payments

New retail technologies, including crypto payments app Flexa, will be on display at a McKinsey-organized store at America's largest mall.

Markets  ·  26 September 2019

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

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

Business  ·  2 August 2019

Russian Retailer Dixy Using Ethereum Tech to Streamline Trade Finance

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

Business  ·  5 June 2019

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

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

Markets  ·  23 May 2019

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

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

Markets  ·  13 May 2019