BitPay has announced it is now is working with TigerDirect to expand the payment options for TigerDirect’s Canadian online store with Bitcoin.
TigerDirect’s partnership with BitPay has been successful due to the online retailer’s choice to carry Bitcoin mining equipment as well as the simple checkout process offered by BitPay. Therefore Canadians can immediately make an online purchase with Bitcoin through BitPay from TigerDirect’s extensive line via www.TigerDirect.ca.
“We are very pleased with our BitPay implementation on TigerDirect.com and are excited to roll it out across our other sites. As of today, TigerDirect.ca and our mobile/tablet sites will be accepting Bitcoin as a payment method.” said Steven Leeds, Director of Marketing for TigerDirect.
“TigerDirect has taken an interest in Bitcoin not only as a payment option but also a new product line through the sale of Bitcoin mining equipment,” said Paige Freeman, Vice President of Sales at BitPay. “It is great to be working with an organization who is as just enthusiastic about Bitcoin as we are.”
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