Retail Giant Newegg Confirms Shiba Inu ‘Coming’ As AMC Theaters Prepare to Accept SHIB Payments

A leading technology-driven e-commerce platform, Newegg, has announced that SHIB will be arriving on its platform soon. Newegg currently accepts cryptocurrencies through Bitpay. The crypto payment service provider is expected to add support for SHIB soon, according to AMC Theaters CEO Adam Aron, who said his company will start accepting SHIB for payments in the first quarter.

SHIB Coming To Newegg Soon, Company Says

The Newegg e-commerce platform announced on Twitter on Friday that SHIB is coming to Newegg soon.

Newegg Inc. is a leading technology-focused online retailer in North America, with a global reach in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East. Its platform focuses on computer parts, PC components, laptops, gaming systems, auto parts and office supplies.

Retail Giant Newegg Confirms Shiba Inu 'Coming' As AMC Theaters Prepare to Accept SHIB Payments

Newegg did not give further details on its SHIB announcement. However, the platform currently accepts a number of cryptocurrencies through Bitpay. The crypto-payment service provider is expected to add shiba inu to its list of supported cryptocurrencies, which includes cryptocurrency rival dogecoin (DOGE).

Retail Giant Newegg Confirms Shiba Inu 'Coming' As AMC Theaters Prepare to Accept SHIB Payments
The payment options offered on the Newegg website for the selected products. Source: Newegg.

News that Bitpay may be supporting SHIB came from AMC Theaters CEO Adam Aron. He tweeted on November 15 that Bitpay had decided to take over crypto shiba inu “specifically because I asked, so that AMC could take shiba inu for online payments of movie tickets and concessions.”

He added that AMC will be the first Bitpay customer to accept shiba inu crypto, expecting their company to start accepting SHIB within 60 to 120 days from the date of the announcement.

The adoption of the crypto shiba inu meme has increased. In November, the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange added support for SHIB. Meanwhile, shiba inu supporters are still asking on Change.org for the Robinhood trading platform to accept the SHIB. So far 540,000 signatures have been collected. However, Robinhood recently said he was in no rush to list SHIB or any other cryptocurrency.

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