LONDON, may 15. /TASS/. Starbucks is beginning to accept the cryptocurrency in the same coffee shop chain in the United States. About this newspaper The Independent.
“The use of crypto-currencies will allow to more effectively fight fraud in the calculations, and reduce operational costs”, — said the representative Flexa startup that developed the app Spedn to pay for orders bitcoins. In partnership with this payment system major us retailers, including Whole Foods Market and Nordstrom, have the option to accept payments in cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar, that is in the form of bitcoin, Ethereum, bitcoin dollar cash or Gemini.
Form of payment similar to the existing payment system Apple Pay and Google Pay. Once the app Spedn based on the use of “stablein”, is loaded, it generates a one-time QR code on the screen of the phone, which should be attached to the scanner at the checkout.
It is expected that by the end of 2019 approximately 100 stores in the U.S. will be accepting cryptocurrency through the app Spedn.
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