Since the day Tiger Direct started accepting bitcoin payments for their products‚ bitcoin users took advantage of the opportunity and shop around using bitcoin that generated over $500‚000 of bitcoin payments.
As reported in Josic Media‚ “These totals were spent on over 2500 separate orders. According to Tiger Direct‚ $ 250‚000 of that was processed in the first 17 hours following their announcement. Overall‚ the company processes approximately $ 2 billion in purchases each year.”
This is a clear indication of growing consumers using bitcoins and it won’t be a surprise when other retailers will follow suit.