Bitcoin zealots are super-excited that 260,000 Japanese retail stores will start accepting the virtual currency as payment soon.
Boom times for Bitcoin, finally? Maybe, but then again:
- OverStock.com started accepting Bitcoin as payment in late September 2014
- OverStock.com gets about 30 million monthly visits.
- Bitcoin transaction rates have barely grown since 2014 and peaked in 2016.
So yeah, no: