Google to open retail stores to compete with Apple Stores. Only to compete with Apple Stores? They completely ignore the Microsoft Store’s across the country. The best thing about Google and their
entry into the retail arena, is that there are plenty of empty store fronts in the shopping malls across the country.
Google to open retail stores to compete with Apple Stores
Google is launching retail stores by the end of the year to sell its own products we’re reporting over at 9to5Google. Will Google try to squeeze into the local Mall between the new Microsoft Store and the existing Apple Store? Will they be able to supplant some of Apple’s MacBook sales with their $249 Chromebooks? iPhones with Nexuses? Find out more.
- Cook: Apple Stores aren’t just stores, they are gathering places, entertainment venues, and Prozac (9to5mac.com)
- Apple Store also drops prices of refurbished Retina MacBook Pros (now start at $1359) and MacBook Airs (9to5mac.com)
- Tim Cook | Apple Town Hall meeting (9to5mac.com)
- Leaked video shows Google-made ‘Chromebook Pixel’ with 2560 x 1700 touchscreen display? (9to5google.com)
(Via 9 to 5 Mac.)