Posts Tagged ‘retail’

Who could possibly forget? Black Friday is coming up (it’s this Friday, Nov 27 for those too busy) and there is no better day in the year to drop your money all at once and splurge on that HDTV, Xbox 360/PS3/Wii, surround sound system, USB flash drive, digital camera, DVDs, Blu-Rays or whatever. Geeks on […]


Last week after wrapping up the visit to the Apple UWS Store, I went to try to get some info on Barnes & Noble’s Nook e-reader. The one guy at the Nook booth started to chat me up and jazz up Barnsy’s new e-reader contender by sizing it up against the Amazon Kindle. There weren’t […]


Yesterday was the release of the greatly anticipated New Super Mario Bros. for Wii; the first real new 2D platformer for a Nintendo home console since the SNES (Super Nintendo). How did Nintendo celebrate despite the rain? In Mario style. Nintendo pimped out their Nintendo World store in Rockefeller Center in New York City and […]


Apple’s Upper West Side Apple Store has been monitored in great detail before it opened until yesterday. Waiting with excitement, the fourth Apple store in NYC opened with a warmth in the air. Hundreds? of employees all sporting red t-shirts welcomed people into the new glass heaven. For no reason at all, applause would break […]


Let’s get this out of the way fast. The new Union Square Best Buy that opened today is packed to brims with electronics. I stopped on today’s opening day and scoped things out. Does it live up to Circuit City’s legacy? Absolutely. Best Buy makes the old electronic rival look real small. This place is […]


A bevy of retail opening announcements are coming in this weekend aren’t they? The newest one is a Best Buy in Union Square. What makes this one so special? It will be open 24 hours during the weekday. Saturdays and Sundays look pretty regular. 24 hours a day you say? YES. Good news and bad […]


I’ve yet to step foot in a Microsoft Retail Store so to be fair, I can’t really compare Apple’s Retails to anything else. That’s too bad, because with no real other competition in sight, the Apple’s stores will continue to crop up in your favorite cities, NYC and Paris, even if NYC already has three. […]