Nuria Store, a Kenyan online store that sells a variety of goods chief among them books has launched a cryptocurrency payment option.
The store now allows clients to purchase merchandise using Bitcoin.
“We’ve launched the Bitcoin payment option as per our strategy to improve our services and make it easier for anyone to buy”, Abdullahi Bulle, the CEO of Nuria Store told Ekoroi.com
The store recently revamped their website owing to the growing number of global clients who want to purchase mostly books from them.
They have option s of purchasing using KES (Kenya Shillings), USD (US Dollar), GBP (Great Britain Pounds) and now Bitcoin.
Paying for merchandise through PayPal is also available.
First Bitcoin transaction and future
The first bitcoin transaction was done today 17th April 2021 at 12:32 pm from Trust Wallet.
BTC sent: 0.00089
Network Fee: 0.0026064
Book/Item Purchased: Land without Thunder and Other Short Stories by Grace Ogot.
Bitcoin being in a bullish trend at around this time, the high network fees as seen above might discourage buyers.
This is why in the near future, the online store is planning to start accepting payments in Dogecoins too.
Today’s purchase Transaction Reference / TrxID :
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Bitcoin Address: 15Vpp1hMtq3ocjYGThWPPczfcUQgYQZF9R
DogeCoin Address: D8qTuqxoaeVAsm8FczstaZZJQmt32ttk5X