Bic Camera Inc, a consumer electronics retailer chain which has 41 stores in Japan, was accepting Bitcoin only at certain stores in Tokyo starting from April 2017, with the help of the Japanese bitcoin exchange bitFlyer. The spreading popularity of BTC currency made Bic Camera think of expansion of BTC payments to all the existing stores in summer of 2017, and finally the function was launched.
Bic Camera official website statement regarding Bitcoin
The biggest amount of yens worth Bitcoin which can be spent at one time is stated to be 300,000.
Previously, we have reported that Idom Inc., one of Japan’s used car automotive groups has partnered with bitFlyer to enable Bitcoin payments across Japan.
At the moment of press, these are the main market parameters of Bitcoin:
- Average Price: $15 267,70
- Market Cap: $255 945 814 338
- 24h Volume: $12 198 400 000