29 Aug '14, 4pm

Argentina's OmbuShop Adds Bitcoin Payment Option for 2,000 Merchants

Argentina's OmbuShop Adds Bitcoin Payment Option for 2,000 Merchants

OmbuShop has announced a new partnership that will allow 2,000 merchants in Latin America to add bitcoin as a payment option for their online stores. Founded in 2011, the e-commerce website provider primarily caters to clothing and accessory merchants. OmbuShop is based in Argentina, but serves Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Spain. Speaking to CoinDesk, OmbuShop CEO Ernesto Tagwerker described the service as one way his company is looking to embrace the future of online shopping while enabling its international merchants to sell more effectively in a global economy. Tagwerker told CoinDesk: “We see in bitcoin a great medium to get paid from clients all over the world. Now, Argentine shops can sell to the US and all over the world without having to worry how to get paid.” Tagwerker added that bitcoin will provide his merchants with a key advantage given that payment gateways i...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/argentinas-ombushop-bitcoin-payme...

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