Microsoft draws itself worldwide with its 82 own shops from retailing. The rally of the software group on friday in redmond. The shops should be closed. Only the stores london, new york, sydney and near the company headquarters in redmond should be "microsoft experience center" stay in which then but no goods are sold more.
Apple’s success never reached
How many workplaces will be affected by the measures, microsoft did not say. The group’s customer, members of the retail team continued to offer customers from the microsoft company locations from looking after and from remote sales, training and support.
Microsoft had begun in 2009 to imitate the success of the numerous apple stores in the us with a chain of individual retailers. There were microsoft products such as the surface calculator or the game console xbox, but also gates from manufacturers like dell, hp and lenovo. In addition, there was new technique as the augmented reality glasses hololens present. The microsoft stores could never reach the economic success of apple stores, but also because microsoft no longer had on his own smartphones after the setting of the windows phones, during the iphone the managed in the apple loading.