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Google's NYC pop-up shop is now open
Google's NYC pop-up shop is now open
Google's previously announced pop-up shop in lower New York City is now open, giving consumers a chance to check out new Google hardware before buying. ...... 22 Oct 2016
Microsoft announces five new retail stores in U.S. this year
Microsoft announces five new retail stores in U.S. this year
After expanding wildly in 2012, Microsoft has announced it will open five new retail locations in the U.S. for 2013, following the six already announced. ...... 05 Feb 2013 - 3 comments
Barnes & Noble to close up to 20 stores per year for next decade
Barnes & Noble to close up to 20 stores per year for next decade
Barnes & Noble has announced today that it will begin shuttering stores as it moves away from retail. "In 10 years we'll have 450 to 500 ...... 29 Jan 2013
Leap Motion to be available through Best Buy soon
Leap Motion to be available through Best Buy soon
Leap Motion, which first demoed its awesome gesture control system for PCs over the summer, will be available for purchase at Best Buy in the coming months. ...... 17 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft announces locations for new retail stores
Microsoft announces locations for new retail stores
Microsoft has announced the locations for its six new retail stores. The company opened 51 stores this year, and will open six new ones early in 2013. ...... 27 Dec 2012 - 3 comments
Best Buy will price match rival's online prices in-store
Best Buy will price match rival's online prices in-store
Best Buy has announced that it will price match online prices of competition for in-store customers to avoid "showrooming." Showrooming is ...... 13 Oct 2012 - 31 comments
The Windows 8 retail packaging looks great
The Windows 8 retail packaging looks great
Microsoft announced last week that its upcoming Windows 8 operating system had gone RTM, meaning the final product is ready to roll in late October. ...... 06 Aug 2012 - 25 comments
Best Buy to mimic Apple Stores
Best Buy to mimic Apple Stores
According to new reports, Best Buy is looking to convert some of their stores in Apple Store look-a-likes. Best Buy is looking to change ...... 07 Jul 2012 - 16 comments
Apple retail employees to get a raise
Apple retail employees to get a raise
Apple has begun raising salaries for its retail employees, depending on their market and performance. The raises are up to 25 percent and ...... 21 Jun 2012 - 5 comments
Apple to invest almost $1 billion in new Stores
Apple to invest almost $1 billion in new Stores
Apple has announced their plans to spend $900 million to open new retail locations across the world. In 2012, the company will open 40 new ...... 20 May 2012 - 4 comments
Amazon giving away $5 free if you say no to brick-and-mortar
Amazon giving away $5 free if you say no to brick-and-mortar
Amazon has announced the one day promotion for December 10th. In an effort to bring awareness to their mobile app, Amazon is offering consumers ...... 08 Dec 2011 - 3 comments
'Angry Birds' headed to Starbucks, B&N?
'Angry Birds' headed to Starbucks, B&N?
Rovio Entertainment, the company behind the blockbuster franchise 'Angry Birds' has confirmed today that they are working on partnerships with ...... 20 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
Target getting iPad 2 on launch day
Target getting iPad 2 on launch day
Target has confirmed today that it will begin selling the upcoming Apple iPad 2 on launch day, March 11th, at 5pm. Says the large retailer (via PCM): ...... 07 Mar 2011 - 3 comments
     

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