TigerDirect is now accepting Bitcoin

Posted Jan 23, 2014

TigerDirect.com has announced that they are now accepting the Bitcoin digital currency. You will need a Bitcoin digital wallet to make the transactions. TigerDirect will accept Bitcoin on over 200,000 products. This news means that TigerDirect is the first major U.S. electronics retailer and largest company to date to accept the digital currency beating Overstock.com to the punch.

?TigerDirect has always been on the forefront of alternative online payment methods and delivering the most convenient ways for our customers to shop,? stated Steven Leeds, Director of Corporate Marketing at TigerDirect. ?With individuals building their own high-powered PCs with parts offered on our site to mine Bitcoins, it?s a logical fit.?

TigerDirect has selected BitPay as the Bitcoin processor. TigerDirect is going to sell the computer components that are necessaring to mine the currency as well.

?We?ve partnered with AMD to build the largest assortment of mining graphic cards from Sapphire, MSI, VisionTek, Diamond and XFX in the industry,? added Leeds.