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Windows 7: Best Buy to open hundreds of Windows stores within its stores

13 Jun 2013   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Best Buy to open hundreds of Windows stores within its stores

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Microsoft has cut a deal to open Windows stores within 500 Best Buy locations in the United States and 100 more Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada.

The store-within-a-store sites, which will be 1,500 square feet to 2,200 square feet, will offer a wide selection of Windows tablets and PCs, Windows Phones, Microsoft Office, and Xbox consoles. There will also be space set aside specifically for Microsoft's Surface tablet computers.

The deal, announced Thursday, also calls for more than 1,200 Best Buy sales staff to receive Microsoft training, in addition to the Microsoft specialists already on staff at Best Buy.
Read more at: Best Buy to open hundreds of Windows stores within its stores | Microsoft - CNET News


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13 Jun 2013   #2
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Well that's interesting

First a Samsung Kiosk, now a Microsoft Store inside of Best Buy. Looks like Best Buy will be turning into a mega-store of all things Tablets.
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13 Jun 2013   #3
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

They will lose even more money.
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14 Jun 2013   #4
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

I think it's Apple that started this, at least here it was the first to pop around in major shops and requisition a few dozen squared meters as its small realm. Guess placing Apple Stores was too expensive for every city.

So this further shows where MS is headed.
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