Category: Retail

Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for Circle’s USD Coin (USDC)

U.S.-based Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase on May 20, 2019, announced that its merchant-oriented service Coinbase Commerce now accepts U.S. dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for USDC In a bid to foster the adoption of digital currencies among merchants and business owners, Coinbase Commerce has integrated Circle’s stablecoin […]

Major Companies Plan to Track Sea Food and Clothing Using Blockchain

Blockchain has found a tremendous use case in supply chain management. A Forbes post published May 15, 2019, revealed that Bumble Bee Foods plans to use blockchain for seafood tracking. Also, a press release on PR Web explained how Avery Dennison and EVRYTHNG’s partnership with 1017 ALYX 9SM will allow […]

American Crypto Payment Startup Partners with Major Retailer Brands

New York-based payment startup Flexa has partnered with some of the internationally recognized retail brands including Barnes and Noble, Baskin Robins and Amazon’s Whole Foods Market to let consumers pay in cryptocurrencies. This according to a report published on CNET, May 13, 2019. Cakes, Coffee, Grocery, and More for Bitcoin […]

“Cryptokicks”: What We Know About Nike’s Potential Gateway Into Crypto

Nike, the United States footwear and clothing behemoth, has recently joined the ranks of mainstream corporations that are considering entering the field of cryptocurrencies, currently spearheaded by the likes of Facebook and Starbucks. A document filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) surfaced online earlier this week, revealing […]

Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker

Cryptocurrency startup TokenPay is getting into the lingerie business. Revealed in a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Switzerland-based startup has spent $1.3 million for a 6 percent equity stake in Naked Brand Group (NAKD), the Australian lingerie company best known for supermodel Heidi Klum’s signature fashion […]

Major US Retailer Kroger Drops Visa, Morgan Creek Digital Suggests Lightning Network

Morgan Creek Digital founder Anthony Pompliano has suggested that major United States retailer Kroger should deploy the Lightning Network in its stores, following the brand’s decision to stop accepting Visa at some locations. According to Pompliano’s tweet from Mar. 3, the negotiations have already started. On Friday, Mar. 1, Kroger […]