Sheetz is an American convenience store and coffee shop chain. It announced Thursday that the company will accept cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ether and dogecoin for payments. Mid-Atlantic Network’s Chief Payments Manager, said the crypto-assets acceptance reinforces Sheetz’s mission to provide its customers with the “optimal one-stop shop”.
Convenience Store Sheetz Adds Crypto Payments, Crypto Payments Fuel Pump To Launch This Summer
On May 27, Sheetz revealed that it will accept crypto payments through the Flexa digital payment network, the company headquartered in Altoona. Pennsylvania There are 622 convenience stores and coffee shops in Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland.
Sheetz noted in the announcement that the company aims to “Allows customers to pay in-store or top up their cars, trucks and RVs at the pump using cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ether, litecoin, dogecoin, and others.”
“Above all Our mission at Sheetz is to provide our customers with the best one-stop shop. where they can refuel and rejuvenate,” said Linda Smith, Sheetz Payments Manager. Sheetz executives added:
That’s why we create and explore new offerings. Continuing to deliver exactly what our customers want, when they need it, 24/7/365, including multiple payment acceptance We are very excited to be working with Flexa to launch support for cryptocurrencies and other types of digital assets at our store
Sheetz Leverages NCR Payment Gateway for Crypto Point-of-Sale
As announced, Sheetz will take advantage of Flexa’s “climate-neutral payment technology” at some coffee shops and stores initially at the end of this summer The company will launch crypto payments for its fuel pumps. Sheetz customers can also associate “Sheetz Rewardz” loyalty points with any Flexa-enabled application. NCR, Flexa’s Point of Sale (POS) Partner
“Connecting through existing POS solutions to NCR payment gateways allows retailers to quickly integrate new solutions. It makes it easy to introduce new innovations enabled by digital currencies,” NCR Chief Technology Officer Tim Vanderham said during Sheetz’s announcement of crypto adoption. “Retailers benefit from increased loyalty. Reduced transaction fees and reduced fraud while improving convenience and choice for buyers,” Vanderham added.
Trevor Filter, co-founder of payments company Flexa, details how his company looks forward to helping Sheetz settle digital assets at the fuel pump.
“Sheetz is one of the most foresighted brands in the business. and understand their customer base better than anyone else We are delighted that Flexa can help them become the first convenience store and retail chain to accept cryptocurrency directly at the pump,” said Filter.
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