Leading e-commerce platform Shopping.io has announced a partnership with Tron Foundation to allow users to make purchases with TRX tokens.
TRON blockchain’s native TRX token can be now spent on the Shopping.io e-commerce platform for customers to make purchases on the site. TRX holders can now use their tokens on Shopping.io’s e-commerce platform to make purchases on Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and Etsy.
As part of the promotional offer, TRX holders will receive a 2% discount on all items on their cart when they use the cryptocurrency to make purchases for two weeks starting from August 25th.
Commenting on the matter, TRON’s founder, Justin Sun said:
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Shopping.io to allow our community to use $TRX on major E-commerce websites like Amazon,eBay, and Etsy. Shopping.io provides users with real-world applications for their portfolio.”
Shopping.io claims to be the only international crypto onboarding platform that allows users to spend their cryptocurrencies on popular e-commerce websites. The newest collaboration marks yet another milestone for the company to establish its position as a one-stop e-commerce shop for crypto holders.
On integrating TRON within the platform, Arbel Arif, the CEO and founder of Shopping.io said:
“We are so excited to give TRON holders the ability to shop with us! Getting to work with TRON was a huge goal this year as we push to collaborate with every big name in crypto.”
Founded in 2017 by Justin Sun, TRON Foundation utilizes peer-to-peer technology to accelerate and decentralize the internet through blockchain technology and decentralized applications.
The company has delivered a series of achievements in 2018 including MainNet launch, network independence, and TRON Virtual Machine launch. The same year, the blockchain platform also acquired BitTorrent, a pioneer in decentralized services boasting approximately 100M monthly active users.