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Published on April 4th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

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Samsung Is Building 1400 Retail Stores Inside Best Buys

In a bid to compete more directly with Apple, Samsung has announced that in the coming months it will open 1,400 Samsung Experience shops within Best Buy stores around the US. Following an agreement made by Sammy and Best Buy in December, the venture will see 900 stores open across the country by May, with many of the stores opening for business as soon as this month

Samsung Is Building 1,400 Retail Stores Inside Best BuysIn a bid to compete more directly with Apple, Samsung has announced that in the coming months it will open 1,400 Samsung Experience shops within Best Buy stores around the US.

Following an agreement made by Sammy and Best Buy in December, the venture will see 900 stores open across the country by May, with many of the stores opening for business as soon as this month. It’s hoped that the entire project will be rolled out by the end of June, reports All Things D.

In essence, then, they’ll be like Apple Store-lites, offering a similar, but scaled-down, version of the services that Jobs and co currently offer. But for a first dabble in the world of physical retails, perhaps that’s no bad thing. [All Things D]

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