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Wal-Mart+Microsoft=Juggernaut of Doom?

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Or a really interesting development?

Who knows?

The guy who will start–tomorrow!–as “Corporate Vice President of Retail Stores” for Microsoft spent 25 years in Wal-Mart management, the last big bunch in upper levels. Is this a signal that Me$$y$oft is getting serious about retail sales or will this be a cross between Microsoft Bob and low-end WallyWorld?

Again, who know? But it will be instructive to watch as this unfolds.

“There are tremendous opportunities ahead for Microsoft to create a world-class shopping experience for our customers,” Porter [the former Wal-Mart guy] said. “I am excited about helping consumers make more informed decisions about their PC and software purchases, and we’ll share learnings from our stores with our existing retail and OEM partners that are critical to our success.”

*huh* “[M]ore informed choices”=”brainwash with hogwash”? Maybe, maybe not. Too soon to tell. If a Me$$y$oft store opens up within driving distance of America’s Third World County, I’ll report back in on my experience “shopping” in one (“shopping” because I’ll likely not be buying)

Anywho, Welcome, David Porter, to the wonderful world of Me$$y$oft retail!


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Comment by ramakrishnaNo Gravatar
2009-02-15 15:46:36

welcome David :)

 
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