30 Sep '14, 2pm

Clothes Retailer Becomes Largest European Company to Accept Bitcoin

Clothes Retailer Becomes Largest European Company to Accept Bitcoin

Online retailer Showroomprive.com has become the largest European company to start accepting payment in bitcoin. The merchant, which sells a variety of products including clothes, fashion accessories, cosmetics and homeware, is to accept bitcoin via European cryptocurrency company Paymium . Gonzague Grandval, co-founder and CEO of Paymium, labelled the move as a “major event for e-commerce in Europe”. He added: “By accepting bitcoin, Showroomprive.com shows its ability to innovate, and we are delighted to support such a prestigious retailer in this process.” http://t.co/uCCd5kcobI now accepting #Bitcoin payments with @Paymium https://t.co/kvh4uPJVx8 (PDF) #PressRelease pic.twitter.com/hx3Wtidrgp — PAYMIUM (@Bitcoin_Central) September 30, 2014 Showroomprive.com, which is based in Paris and was founded in 2006, registered a €350m turnover in 2013. Having raised $46.9m in fun...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/fashion-retailer-becomes-europes-...

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