After Samsung and HTC, Sony also planning to boost US retail presence with Gallery stores


Samsung went as far as opening separate Shops in Best Buy locations, HTC is planning beefed Showrooms retail presence in some of the nation's busiest shopping malls following the HTC One launch, and now Sony doesn't want to be left behind from the brick-and-mortar push.

The Japanese are planning a couple of full-blown stores where Sony gear will be exclusively showcased and sold, modeled by the Sony Store at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto.

Building notable retail presence takes a lot of time and investment, though, so in the meantime Sony is apparently going to offer the Sony Gallery concept in the meantime, which seems like a tent with displays for the company's most popular products in one place. This week in San Diego, soon in other locations like New Jersey and San Francisco.

via SlashGear 

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10 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Sony, please open it globally! I want to go there! Please.....Sony..... :)

2. Esf_Kid

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

I think at first Sony must start bringing their phones on different carriers and then do such a thing. But a anyway, thats a nice idea

3. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Pretty cool and i agree with esf_Kid they need to get a little more widespread across carriers as well.

4. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

And the battle on marketing begins! Goodluck! :-)

5. wendygarett unregistered

HTC just dead, and now Sony coming in for suicide? Smh...

7. lovenyc8

Posts: 164; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

bitch go home you troll every article

8. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i think she/he is one of the students paid by samsung to bash HTC in taiwan.LOL

10. pyradark

Posts: 895; Member since: Jun 10, 2012

as far as i watch on youtube, XZ survive on any torture best of luck S4 hahahaha

6. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

WOW look at that cool booth Sony knows how to make everything look beautiful.

9. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

Sony is doing great with the smartphone battle!!

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