Microsoft to close most of its retail stores, turn flagships into ‘Experience Centers’

Microsoft to close most of its retail stores, turn flagships into ‘Experience Centers’

The Microsoft Store in New York City will become a “Microsoft Experience Center” while most other locations will be shut down.  Sarah Tew Microsoft is shuttering its retail stores around the world, the company said Friday morning, transitioning its direct sales focus to online outlets like Microsoft.com and the stores inside Xbox and Windows.  Flagship […]
Apple will close some stores again amid coronavirus spikes

Apple will close some stores again amid coronavirus spikes

On May 13 in Charleston, South Carolina, Apple Store workers and security guards prepared customers to enter a reopened store.  Sean Rayford/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Apple plans to...
Apple closes stores across US amid widespread protests, looting

Apple closes stores across US amid widespread protests, looting

The Apple Store in San Francisco’s Union Square was closed on Sunday out of concern for safety during riots. Shara Tibken/CNET Apple has reportedly temporarily closed many of its US retail stores as protests across the country turn violent in the wake of the...