This is a fictional article which aims to explore ideas around how in future cryptocurrency and mainstream shopping experiences could merge and overlap.

In an exciting turn of events, it has now occurred that Sainsburys will be accepting Bitcoin payments.

The food retailer admitted it has long wished to incorporate Digital Currencies into the ways customers can pay for their food and other groceries.

The Amazon gift card has long been a successful way to gift money. Why not pay with a QR code on your phone which links to your Bitcoin account. This is what we expect to roll out at Christmas.

CFO of Sainsburys Kevin O-Bryne
Not so much a penny in your pudding, but a Bitcoin to buy it with.

What do you think? Will you be keen to pay for your Christmas turkey with crypto coins in 2021?