January 28, 2023

In France, 25 thousand stores will start accepting bitcoins from 2020

In France, 25 thousand stores will start accepting bitcoins from 2020

By the beginning of next year, a cryptocurrency payment system will be launched in France, which will allow customers to pay with bitcoins for purchases in more than 25 thousand retail stores.

The new network is a joint projectGlobal POS vendor, EasyWallet application and Easy2Play payment platform. With its help, customers will be able to pay for goods with bitcoins, and the system will automatically convert them into euros and immediately transfer them to the seller’s account. Digital asset exchange services will be provided by Deskoin and Savitar, which are currently underway. accreditation in accordance with local law.

30 French have already supported the initiativeretailers including Decathlon, Sephora, Boulanger, Foot Locker, World House, Intersport, Cultura, Maisons du Monde, and Norauto. In total, cryptocurrencies will be accepted in more than 25 thousand outlets throughout the country.

According to Stefan Gian, CEO of Global POS, in the future, partners plan to add support for altcoins on the platform.

This initiative reflects a positive attitude.EU residents to digital currencies. According to a study by ING Bank, 32% of Europeans are confident that cryptocurrencies will become the basis of online payments of the future, and 27% are now ready to pay with them.