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Microsoft Confirms Forthcoming Fifth Ave. Flagship Store

Microsoft has long aspired to rival Apple’s retail presence. Taking one step in that direction, the software giant is finally firming up plans to open a Manhattan flagship store on Fifth Avenue. “The software company confirmed that it will be setting up shop at 677 Fifth Ave. as it continues to expand its retail presence and take more control over its consumers' shopping experience,” The Wall Street Journal reports. “The Fifth Avenue store has been five years in the making, Microsoft executives said … It is expected to open sometime in 2015.”

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