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Microsoft is closing all of its retail stores, permanently

June 26, 2020


Citing changes in the retail landscape, the coronavirus, and changes in its own revenue model, Microsoft has announced that it will permanently shutter all of its retail venues.

In an announcement on Friday morning, Microsoft says that it is implementing a “strategic change” in its retail operations. As part of these changes and re-organizations, every one of its retail stores will close.

“Our sales have grown online as our product portfolio has evolved to largely digital offerings, and our talented team has proven success serving customers beyond any physical location,” said Microsoft Corporate Vice President David Porter in a statement to press.

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