Newegg partners with BitPay to add Bitcoin payment option

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Newegg has announced a partnership with BitPay to accept bitcoin payments on Newegg.com.

Newegg customers can now pay for products including electronics, computers, game consoles and household items using Bitcoin through BitPay. Newegg’s acceptance of bitcoin payments adds yet another convenient and secure way for its customers to fulfill their e-shopping needs.

“Newegg’s customers are among some of the earliest bitcoin miners and are enthusiastic proponents of the crypto-currency. Adopting bitcoin as a payment method is another way we’re responding to our customers’ diverse needs,” said Soren Mills, Chief Marketing Officer for Newegg North America. “Working with BitPay to implement a bitcoin payment option at Newegg was a seamless process and our partnership gives us the capabilities we require for high-volume e-commerce.”

“Our mission is to make bitcoin every merchant’s favorite form of payment. Forward-thinking merchants like Newegg allow bitcoin enthusiasts from around the world to shop with ease,” said Tony Gallippi, BitPay’s Co-founder and Executive Chairman. “Newegg has been the most requested retailer from the bitcoin community and our collaboration will serve this pent-up demand.”

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