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According to a credible report, Apple is looking to significantly expand its retail locations in Latin America, the first step being a new Apple Store coming soon in Mexico City.
Samsung's recently announced Gear VR headset for consumers is now available at several U.S. retailers, and while it won't cost you a kidney, you'll have to be quick with your order.
Microsoft is said to be "working with retailers for experiential stores" in the UK - but rather than opening its own dedicated retail locations, it's reportedly planning store-in-store concessions.
Microsoft has embarked on a radical new direction for the retail stores, and is using their new flagship store opening this week on Fifth Avenue to showcase their ideas, as well as their gadgets.
We get an inside look at Device Night event in Philadelphia and watch retail professionals try out all the features of the new Surface Pro 4 and its refreshed accessories.
While much of the Device Night event was laid back and relaxing, the fitness booth gave guests some time to burn some serious calories while taking Microsoft's new Band wearable for a literal spin.
We talk with Ben Rudolph and get an inside look at one of the Microsoft events designed to give retail professionals and fans hands-on time with their new products before their release.
Apple is partnering with consumer electronics retailer Croma to launch 6 Apple mini-stores to expand their retail presence in India, a largely untapped market of about 1.3 billion people.
Microsoft now has demo units on display at many of its stores. We visited the retail store in Dallas, Texas to get more information on availability, preorders, and more.
Microsoft has said that its new flagship stores in Sydney and New York City will open in the next few weeks, and published artists' impressions showing what the new retail locations will look like.
Windows 10 will be arriving at retailers later this month, which means Microsoft is now in the process of training its retail staff and third-party organizations about how to pitch the OS.
With no Nokia phones or tablets to sell, current existing Nokia stores are receiving a makeover and being converted to Microsoft Authorized Resellers all across the world.
After purchasing its hardware division, Microsoft will now start rebranding thousands of ex-Nokia stores at an accelerated pace, transforming them into Microsoft retail locations around the world.
A leaked Apple memo indicates "a significant change in mindset" for the company, which will now encourage customers to order its new products online, rather than queuing at its stores.
Microsoft's Band is either a massive hit or the company is not making enough of them as the device is still out of stock at many locations and you cannot buy them through Microsoft's online store.
The games retail company plans to innovate its store locations with interactive experiences through the power of the cloud. Microsoft's Azure service will be the engine that powers it all.
Amazon starts to offer a new super-speedy one or two hour delivery service. The Prime Now service starts to roll out in Manhattan today. Nappies and toilet paper are expected to be popular items.
Indian customers will now be able to buy Microsoft's products, including Windows, Office, Xbox and Lumias straight from Amazon India as the company has opened a brand store with free shipping.
It has been reported that the Sears-owned Kmart retailer experienced a security breach today that may have given hackers access to customer credit card information.
Microsoft is rumored to be opening up a new Store in New York City. According to unnamed sources, this new downtown location will be on 5th Avenue, close to Apple's iconic glass cube.
The next locations for 13 upcoming Microsoft stores have been revealed, and it shows that Microsoft is heavily committed to rolling out retail outlets all over the United States.
Online retail giant Amazon is expected to launch a new PayPal-rivaling service on Monday that will allow customers to use their stored card details to purchase goods from other sites.
Demo units of the Surface Pro 3 will be available in Microsoft Stores from June 6, giving potential buyers the opportunity to try out the device in person two weeks before it officially goes on sale.
An AMD public promotional email has indicated that supply of their high-performance R9 series of GPUs has finally picked up to a point where they can be sold at the list price announced at launch.
According to data from Internet Retailer, Apple is now the 2nd biggest online retailer behind Amazon. Apple grew 24% last year to reach a revenue of $18.3 billion from online sales of their products.
According to analyst Charlie Wolf, sales in Apple's retail stores have declined as customers await new product categories and products, such as the iPhone 6 in the summer and possible smart watch.
Blockbuster UK has announced that it will shut down its remaining 91 stores in the country by Monday, resulting in the loss of 808 jobs and putting an end to the video and game retailer.
Microsoft is about to kick-off an Xbox One Roadshow in the UK that will train retail employees on all of the features of the Xbox One console ahead of the release of the device later in the year.
Despite being a massive global retailer, Amazon has shocked with the announcement that they have recorded a loss for the quarter, due to increased spending on their own infrastructure.
The growth in online shopping will be a disaster for physical stores, says the UK's Centre for Retail Research, which predicts that 20% will close by 2018, as shoppers increasingly turn to the web.
Andy Rubin, the head of Android, has said Google has "no plans" to open Google retail stores; an odd decision when Apple's stores are generating more money per square foot than Tiffany & Co.'s.
Is Google planning to launch its own retail stores? A report claims the search giant will open its first stores this year, offering demos of Google Glass, and selling Nexus and Chrome OS devices.
Microsoft has been building out its retail presence for a few years now and has been opening stores consistently for the past 6 months. That trend continues with the announcement of 5 news stores.
We've received a photo that shows the Office 2013 final retail packaging in the wild and ready to be sold, while also having the January 29th release date and pricing effectively confirmed
Microsoft is getting ready to offer Office 365 subscriptions at retail locations and we have been tipped to what the box will look like and the features that will be included with the product.
Microsoft has announced this morning the location of the next six Microsoft stores that will include Texas, Ohio, Florida, San Francisco, St Louis and Salt Lake City and they will open in 2013.
If you happen to be in France and have been waiting to get your hands on the Surface, we have good news for you as the tablet is now on sale at FNAC with a starting price of 589 Euros.
An interesting reference to "Live Apps" has appeared in a Best Buy retail display banner for Windows Phone 8, although we're not sure exactly what it's referring to.
Microsoft is gearing up to launch a boatload of new pop-up shops and retail stores - but a new rumor claims that Microsoft will be selling the Surface via traditional retail channels soon enough.
Machine Gun Kelly, a rapper known for his fast lyrical flow was in a Microsoft store performing last week, when things escalated for the worst. He was reportedly giving the middle finger to employees.
More than 30 temporary Microsoft Stores will open for the holidays in the United States and Canada on the same day Windows 8 and the Windows RT version of Surface are launched, Oct. 26.
Now that one of Apple's 'Genius' manuals has leaked, you can get a deeper look at the system which keeps the Apple Genius employees running like a very well oiled tech support machine.
According to sources, Microsoft intends to open a new branch of their Microsoft Store in Canada, marking their first official store within the country.
Microsoft has opened new retail locations across the United States for some time but it looks like their UK store is getting closer to launch as the company is now one step closer to opening a store.
Richard Schulze, founder and chairman of Best Buy, has resigned early, following an investigation's verdict that he was aware of former CEO Brian Dunn's inappropriate relationship with an employee.
A Microsoft spokesperson has told Neowin that the company will "adjust and adapt" its strategy when it comes to opening new Microsoft Store retail locations in the future.
UK retailer GAME has had quite an eventful few months, but it would appear that things may be coming to an end, as reports indicate that the retailer is on the market for £15 million.
Target confirmed Thursday in New York that the previously rumored "store-within-a-store" expanded displays featuring Apple products are indeed coming to 25 Target locations later this year.
Microsoft is about to up the offer for Windows Phone, that is, if you are on the retail side of the register as the company will begin paying incentives to sell Windows Phone devices