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Microsoft confirms plans for a new flagship store in Regent Street opposite Apple

Shopping may be turning into an increasingly virtual experience, with people buying goods online and through apps, but there is no denying the power of a physical in-store experience -- a lesson Micro

Apple Turns On iBeacons In All Its 254 U.S. Stores For In-Store Notifications And More

Apple will kick off this weekend by launching iBeacons functionality in all of its 254 domestic U.S. stores, according to a new report by the AP. The location-based tech will work with the official iO

Apple’s Retail Strategy Proves That If They Build It, You Will Come (And Spend)

Apple is a unique company in that even if you break down its individual lines of business and view them as distinct from the whole, it can still be regarded as immensely successful in a number of diff

Apple trademarks their retail stores and iDisk icon

Watch out, Joe’s Bait and Tackle, you better not have a big, open glass door with light wooden tables along the middle and light wooden shelves lining the walls on which you will display your wa

UK braces itself for Best Buy invasion this spring

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/bestbuyuk.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/best-buy/">Best Buy</a>'s move to the UK has been known for a little while now, b

RadioShack looking for a buyer, possibly Best Buy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/radioshack1.jpg" />We could be looking at the end of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/radioshack/">RadioShack</a>, boys and girls.

The ultimate tech store: B&H Photo

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/16-12-18-sm.jpg">If you're ever in Manhattan, head over to <a href="http://www.bhphotovideo.com/">B&H on 9th Avenue and 34th Street</

End of an era: Circuit City to close *all* its stores

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/ccliquidated.jpg" />We hardly knew you, Circuit City, but word today is that you'll be <a HREF="http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/id

Amazon iPhone app: Take photos of items then buy them moments later

Spending your fiat money from the comfort of your iPhone is even easier, now that Amazon has released an application (“App”) for Apple’s little wonder. The mundane functions are as you&#8217

Apple now does price matching at its retail stores

Apple retail stores will now price match any item that can be found more cheaply somewhere else. So, if Amazon is selling, say, the iPod touch for $100, you can walk into your nearest Apple store, pri

Circuit City to announce 155 store closings tomorrow?

Consumerist.com is reporting that Circuit City may be announcing at 8 AM tomorrow morning that it’ll be closing 155 of its stores. This is still a rumor, so take it with a grain of salt, but it woul

Walmart increased HDTV sales during July

Walmart might lack the style and class of other electronic establishments, but the retail uber-giant realized an July increase of entertainment merchandise. This was led by flat-panel TVs along with v

The Apple Store perhaps has leapt over the Selachimorpha

This is a rant. I was in Manhattan today and decided to stop by the Apple store on 5th Avenue, the Cube, as it is called, to pick up a 3G case. It was about 2:30pm, just after lunch. A simple plan: wa

Radio Shack looks to Apple stores for inspirado

Since the launch of Apple’s super-popular iPhone, competing handset manufacturers have been scrambling to produce phones that at least somewhat replicate Cupertino’s device. So it should stand to

Best Buy increases stake in Carphone Warehouse

Looks like Best Buy’s got a pretty massive boner for Carphone Warehouse, as it’s just increased its ownership share from 2.9% to 50%, according to IDG News Service. Best Buy has agreed to

Amazon dying thanks to us, all of us

Henry “The Animal” Blodget is positing that Amazon is losing traction to all of the other content providers out there including, but not limited to iTunes and piracy. The giant once made i

NYT: Feel free to haggle down the price of your next HDTV

[photopress:hagglebbcc.jpg,full,center] The economy isn’t doing so hot and Manchester United seems to be marching toward its second consecutive title. We’re all doomed, in other words. But

More details about the CompUSA store closings

So your neighborhood computer superstore is going away, huh? You know, some say that after we die a quick and tragic death, our soul lingers around if it’s not quite ready to cross over to the n

An Apple grows in Brooklyn

I never though about it before, but Apple doesn’t have a store in Brooklyn. Considering how popular Brooklyn is and the amount of Apple users you can find anywhere you look, it would be a perfec

Mannequins in motion

Have you ever been shopping for clothes and spotted a killer outfit that really suits your style? I know I have, but the problem is, I want to see how I’ll look walking around in it. Sure, I can
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