Microsoft to Open 75 New Retail Stores, Shows Little Love for Midwest

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Holly Golightly

Wow, this is great news coming from Microsoft! I hope they put one in the Staten Island Mall because there is an Apple store on the 2nd floor that has been bugging me, and I would love to see a Microsoft store there ready to kick some fruity tail! Can the map be a little more detailed? I would love to see where in New York will they open such stores?

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KHRex

Yeah, I saw that too.  I'm from Wyoming, and I saw that little flag up there (near Devil's tower) and thought, why would they put a store there where almost noone lives...  Good job MS...

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Macknzie

Maybe it has something to do with fundamental ignorance of geography. The flag labeled, "Lone Tree, CO" is actually in the middle of Wyoming. I know they're both roughly square shaped, but seriously.

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TerribleToaster

The disparity probably has something to do with the fact that more than 50% of the US population lives on the 17% of US land area that makes up our coasts (about 36% of the US population on the East Coast and about 17% for the West Coast). Not surprisingly, the store clusters coincide with the population densities on these coasts.

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