The online electronics store Newegg will accept cryptocurrency doggy meme Shiba Inu during this month of December, in which the volume of purchases for Christmas gifts grows.
This is a great achievement for Shiba Inu, a coin that has a large community of fans, but has not yet finished convincing others. The backing of a company like Newegg it sure works for it. However, the news is not yet reflected in the price: Shiba Inu has a drop today at 8:00 am New York of 10.6%, according to data from CryptoMarkets.
Newegg announce payments with Shiba Inu
Newegg officially announced on November 29 that it will begin accepting SHIB as part of its Christmas promotional campaign, starting in “Early December”.
In fact, he used a huge digital billboard in downtown Los Angeles to make the announcement, which according to the press release is the largest outdoor digital billboard in the United States.
This is how the company comments on Twitter:
Hey #ShibArmy, how do we see ourselves on America’s largest outdoor digital billboard. We will officially accept @Shibtoken in early December via @BitPay
– Newegg (@Newegg) November 30, 2021
As the ad says, to enable the new payment option, Newegg partnered with the cryptocurrency payment platform BitPay. It is worth noting that it is the same platform that you used Newegg to enable payments with Dogecoin in April of this year.
In fact, since 2019 and also through BitPay, the company accepts payments with Bitcoin in more than 70 countries. Since 2014 it allowed payments with BTC in the United States.
“Through our partnership with BitPay, we have the ability to move quickly and lead the market with flexible cryptocurrency payment options. To that end, we are pleased to offer SHIB as a payment option on Newegg.com. “said Andrew Choi, director of brand marketing for Newegg.
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