30 Nov '14, 12am

Spar: The First Bitcoin Supermarket Opens Its Doors In The Netherlands

Bitcoin may have hit gold with big business and mining companies, but to the average Bitcoin user, the odd purchase of coffee or the occasional purchase of a gift card, may be the only use for Bitcoin. With everyday bitcoin users forced to use fiat to pay for everyday necessities at their local supermarkets, many have become disgruntled and worried at the slow pace of Bitcoin adoption into the real world. However, with Spar now officially accepting Bitcoin in the Netherlands, all is set to change in the field of decentralized consumer shopping. Thomas Piketty of NU.nl explains the simple system put into place by the store to aide customers in their first bitcoin purchase outside of the internet. Spar is the first known shop of a large chain in the Netherlands that accepts bitcoins, says store manager Luke van Gelder. Bitcoingebruikers load the payment on their mobile phone...

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