The crypto world may still seem far away from the masses, but some major companies are becoming early adopters to set themselves apart. And we’re pretty sure you’d be surprised to see some of the names on this list.
A look at five major companies accepting bitcoin payments to gear you up for your next shopping spree, courtesy of BuyBitcoinWorldwide.
If you’re not in the United States, you may not know much about Home Depot. But that doesn’t mean the largest hardware store chain in the country isn’t a big deal. And the fact that they’re accepting bitcoin payments is even bigger. If you have ever thought about building your house with bitcoin, Home Depot is the way to go. The chain accepts Bitcoin payments via Flexa’s checkout systems.
Did you know that you can pay for your Starbucks coffee with Bitcoin? This is all thanks to a partnership with digital-wallet provider Bakkt, allowing customers to reload their Starbucks cards with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and others by converting digital currencies to physical currency.
If you already use the Spendn app, you’re in luck, especially when shopping at Whole Foods. Namely, this spending app allows you to purchase your Whole Foods groceries using Bitcoin, Litecoin, or the Gemini dollar. And if you want to use bitcoin to buy your next Jamba Juice or Baskin Robbin’s ice cream? Spendn lets you do that, too!
Talk about a bitcoin pioneer. Microsoft has accepted bitcoin since 2014 for its Xbox store, though there have been some changes over the years. Today, Microsoft only accepts bitcoin for its Xbox store credits, but everyone knows that Bill Gates is a big fan.
Fried chicken and crypto – the perfect couple, at least in Canada. KFC Canada now accepts bitcoin and has been active about getting into the crypto community on Twitter!
What companies do you know that are accepting bitcoin payments?