Germany’s largest food supply site Lieferando.de to accept bitcoin payments
Germany’s largest food supply portal Lieferando.de has more than 11000 cooperative restaurants, recently announced that it has begun to accept bitcoin payments. The company’s online food ordering site of Takeaway.com from the world’s largest have.
Lieferando.de leading German market
Lieferando.de announced this week that its payment options have been added to the bitcoin payment. In addition to the restaurant has more than 11000 partners, the company claims to have 3 million 900 thousand users and 17 million 300 thousand orders, the average order value of 19.68 euros.
According to the parent company of Takeaway.com, Germany is the group’s second largest market, the total value of goods in 2016 was 341 million euros, second only to the netherlands. Lieferando.de created Takeaway.com second high income last year, 36 million 810 thousand euros, 55 million 250 thousand euros for Holland. Takeaway.com wrote:
“Germany is still the main growth market… Our Lieferando.de brand in Germany successfully reached the top spot, now at roughly the same with the second and third sites similar to the order of market share.”
Bitcoin payment now joined the queue Lieferando.de payment and other payment methods including cash, sofort, giropay, Visa, Mastercard, AmericanExpress and Paypal.
Lieferando.de has been listed on its Web site on how to use bitcoin payment information. Bitcoin payment provided by Bitpay is convenient, like other Takeaway.com brand to accept encryption as the currency. Pay with bitcoin users will be redirected to the Bitpay after the payment and payment. “Bitcoin amount according to the current exchange rate is always Bitpay conversion,” the website details.
In addition, Lieferando.de added, “when using bitcoin payment, we do not charge any additional fee.” Takeaway.com said that the use of credit cards and Paypal will pay a fee of 6%.
The absorption of Takeaway.com competitors in Germany
Increases of Takeaway.com through the acquisition of its rival. Lieferando.de is one of the biggest rivals in germany. In October 2014, 70 million euros to acquire Takeaway.com. These two brands combined, now run under Lieferando.de.
The acquisition also includes Lieferando Pyszne.pl Poland subsidiary, it is Poland’s largest food delivery website. The website has begun to accept bitcoin payments.