WILMINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--REEDS Jewelers, one of the country’s largest jewelry store chains, today announced it is now accepting bitcoin for payment in all 64 retail locations and online at www.REEDS.com. In addition to fine jewelry and watches, REEDS is offering customers the ability to use bitcoin to buy gold ingots and diamonds complete with GIA grading reports.
“Since our founding in 1946, REEDS Jewelers has aimed for excellence in customer service and providing the latest innovations to enhance the shopping experience," said Alan Zimmer, President & CEO. “REEDS was one of the first jewelers with a digital presence, launching our website in 1998, and being the first fine jeweler to accept bitcoin in all retail locations and online at REEDS.com is a natural evolution. REEDS Jewelers is pleased to be open for business with bitcoin.”
REEDS Jewelers has partnered with Coinbase, one of the most reputable bitcoin platforms with over 1.3 million consumer wallets, 32,000 merchants and 6,000 API applications, to accept all bitcoin transactions. In order to make purchases with bitcoin at any of REEDS Jewelers’ 64 retail locations and on www.REEDS.com, customers must have a bitcoin wallet. REEDS will accept bitcoin payments at all physical locations using digital tablets.
REEDS Jewelers has created a bitcoin information center at www.REEDS.com/bitcoin, which contains information about how customers can make purchases with bitcoin. REEDS' jewelry selection includes engagement rings, necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, charms, watches and much more. REEDS Jewelers offers complimentary delivery of gold ingots or loose diamonds in excess of specified values via armored transport. Customers may also visit any REEDS Jewelers location to make purchases with bitcoin in person.
About REEDS Jewelers
William and Roberta Zimmer founded REEDS Jewelers in 1946 in downtown Wilmington, NC. Understanding that the trust and loyalty of their customers was their most valuable asset, REEDS Jewelers has grown into one of the largest jewelry store chains in the country. REEDS Jewelers has over 64 retail locations and is online at REEDS.com. REEDS Jewelers is headquartered in Wilmington, NC, and is online at www.reeds.com.