Microsoft opening retail stores

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Microsoft, having tired of Apple's standalone successes with its standalone stores, is opening numerous retail locations in time for the 2009 holiday season. Recession notwithstanding, Microsoft wants to make a splash at the consumer level when it releases Windows 7 in October. The company is also shooting to have the stores open for the holiday season, although Timely Demise wonders how many people want a new OS for Christmas. Microsoft is adopting the time-honored tactic of opening stores right near its main competitor.

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