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Microsoft to permanently close most stores

Microsoft says it will shut nearly all of its stores around the world and “reimagine” the physical space at its centre in Sydney.

Retail news from around the globe

Microsoft, Starbucks, Crabtree & Evelyn, Burberry and LVMH.

Microsoft London’s flagship store opens

The new store houses a dedicated gaming room, technical support area, and a design lab.

Retail news from around the globe

Walmart faces strike in Chile, M&S pins hopes on Ocado, Microsoft opens in London and more.

Coles partners with Microsoft to ‘transform’ shopping experience

Coles to deliver a more personalised and data-driven customer experience.

Kroger partners with Microsoft on smart stores

US grocer to trial smart technology in-store.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

The billionaire started Microsoft with high school friend, Bill Gates.

Report: Mobile tech’s untapped potential

Can mobile tech be used to aid strategic decision-making in retail?

‘Big Tech’ isn’t one big monopoly – it’s 5 companies all in different businesses

Assess big “tech” companies at what they do rather than mythologizing them.

Microsoft expands local presence

Tech multinational looks to extend reach with three-fold attack.