• Microsoft confirmed it plans to open a store on London's famous Regent Street

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Microsoft has confirmed that it plans to open its first UK store on London's famous Regent Street.
    The US tech giant announced the store in a blog post on Thursday after RetailWeek broke the news earlier in the day.
    Microsoft did not specify which building its store will occupy or when it will be open.
    But RetailWeek reported that Microsoft has its eyes on a building currently occupied by United Colours of Benetton, adding that Microsoft is discussing a 10-year lease on the property.
    This isn't the first time reports about Microsoft being interested in a flagship UK store surface; the firm...
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  • Microsoft to open its first European retail outlet in London. next to Apple's flagship store

    Microsoft to open its first European retail outlet in London. next to Apple's flagship store

    1 month ago - By Venture Beat

    ANALYSIS: After years of speculation, Microsoft finally confirmed plans to open its first physical retail store in Europe.
    The tech giant revealed that it will open a store by Oxford Circus in London's Regent Street, a prestigious thoroughfare in the heart of the U.K. capital. Interestingly, the new Microsoft store will be situated just a stone's throw from Apple's flagship outlet, which reopened with a redesign just last year.
    Microsoft already operates online stores in Europe, of course, selling everything from hardware such as Xbox One and Surface Book, to software including Office and...
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