The largest bitcoin and blockchain company in Japan in terms of monthly trading volume, number of users and amount of capital as of January 2016, bitFlyer launched an online shop where bitcoin holders can buy products with bitcoin and sellers can display their products, on April 22, 2016. bitFlyer becomes the first bitcoin company that manages an internet shop in Japan.
The company explained that as the number of the company’s registered users exceeded 150,000, and monthly bitcoin trading volume reached 9 billion JPY, it anticipates the expansion of bitcoin settlement market. By providing the new service allowing users to easily purchase products with bitcoin, the company aims to accelerate the spread of bitcoin and also believes sellers will be able to approach new customer base in the expanding bitcoin market.
In the online shopping site, users can pay with bitcoin that are held in both bitFlyer and other wallets.
(Source: bitFlyer )
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