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Microsoft Plans to Open 11 New Retail Stores by This Summer

More retail location should help tablet sales

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Microsoft Plans to Open 11 New Retail Stores by This Summer

Microsoft has announced plans to open more Microsoft retail outlets. According to the software giant, it will open 11 new retail stores in time for summer shopping. Microsoft has a few retail outlets around the country currently and has blamed its poor retail presence as a reason why some of its products, such as the Surface RT tablet, haven't sold well.

During the Christmas shopping season, Microsoft had pop-up store locations spread around the country. Microsoft announced some of those pop-up locations would turn into permanent retail stores. However, the software company didn't get specific on which of those pop up stores would become permanent.

Microsoft has offered a list of store locations. Locations are as follows:

Beachwood, OH: Beachwood Place Honolulu, HI: Ala Moana Center Miami, FL: Dadeland Mall Natick, MA: Natick Mall Portland, OR: Pioneer Place Salt Lake City, UT: City Creek Center* San Antonio, TX: The Shops at La Cantera San Francisco, CA: Westfield San Francisco Centre Schaumburg, IL: Woodfield Mall* St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Galleria Troy, MI: The Somerset Collection *

 

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