The Oregon Biz Report - Business News from Oregon

Read about accutane journal moderate acne here

Microsoft opens in PDX as part of larger invasion

August 1, 2013

By Oregon Small Business Associationmcrsftpdxpng13

Microsoft Opened a new store in Portland this summer with a big splash and broader agenda. Microsoft is planning to roll-out 500 stores across the county — many specifically targeted near Best Buy stores according to Reuters News Service.

The grand opening of the Microsoft Store in downtown Portland put on a big musical draw by offering people free concert tickets. It drew a large crowd of music lovers as well as tech enthusiasts. Nearly 300 had camped out in the rain. The first 200 got a wristband for a back-stage meet-and-greet with the band Weezer and the first 1,000 got free tickets to their concert at Pioneer Square on June 21st. American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson has also teamed up with Microsoft by offering free concerts to promote their openings around the country.

The Microsoft roll-out follows a pattern by the successful Apple stores across the nation.

Photo: From KPTV story here.

  
Print This Post Print This Post    Email This Post Email This Post

Discuss this article

no comments yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Articles

Press Releases



Top Business News

 

Top Women's News

 

Top Natural Resource News

 

Top Faith News

 

Copyright © 2016, OregonReport. All Rights Reserved. | Terms of Use - Copyright - Legal Policy | Contact Oregon Report

Stay Tuned...

Stay up to date with the latest political news and commentary from Oregon Business Report through daily email updates:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Prefer another subscription option? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, become a fan on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

RSS Twitter Facebook

No Thanks (close this box)