View Full Version : Microsoft to quietly launch official retail store

10-19-2009, 11:56 AM
All the hype may be about the upcoming launch of Windows 7 but a big MS related event is also happening - the quiet and official launch of the official MS store!

<blockquote>Microsoft Corp. has been hyping its new Windows 7 operating system, which goes on sale next week, but the company is also planning to quietly take the wraps off another big gamble: its first retail stores.

The software maker is putting the finishing touches on a store in Scottsdale, Ariz., and expects to open it for business on or within days of the launch of the new operating system next Thursday, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The store's spacious floor plan will showcase everything from laptops running Windows 7 to mobile phones running Microsoft software to Xbox ...</blockquote>

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