Brace yourselves, Samsung Experience Shops opening in 1400 Best Buy stores indeed

Brace yourselves, Samsung Experience Shops opening in 1400 Best Buy stores indeed
The rumor is now official and Samsung is indeed opening its own dedicated place inside 1400 Best Buy stores in the US. 

Called Samsung Experience Shops, these are just the next string in the long chain of marketing efforts by Samsung, which outspends Apple ten to one in that realm, for instance.

About 900 of those will be open by the end of May, and 500 more in the summer. "Samsung Smart Service" and "Samsung Experience Consultants" terms get bandied about, hinting at yet another shot at mimicking Apple's widely successful retail stores.


Samsung and Best Buy are even launching a dedicated section on the retailer's website that is only geared towards the Experience Shops, and offers just Samsung products.

source: BestBuy

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33 Comments

1. TheBitterTruth unregistered

This year is not your - SAMSUNG.

7. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Well apparently it seems that this article is The Bitter Truth to you

29. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Well apparently it seems that my comment is The Bitter Truth to you

8. Note2waitingonNote3

Posts: 87; Member since: Mar 19, 2013

Samsung is BOSS of everything period.

2. sprucex unregistered

Gingerbreads awfulness flung me into the arms of first the Playbook then the iPad; then out came ICS and wowed me. With my short time with Apple the cults fierce anti-Samsung bias astounded then repulsed me. The greatness of the Galaxy line deserves its own stores to showcase and win back gingerbread created refugees. Is Apple now claiming they invented the "store" now?

3. TheBitterTruth unregistered

PLASTIC PLASTIC EVERYWHEREEE!!

5. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Did this article offend you somehow?

6. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

U MAD BRO ? :D

9. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

You milk comes in plastic your shampoo comes in plastic shhhiittt comes in plastic whats your problem with plastic...i love driod haters the only good bad thing they have is plastic

11. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

Need an aluminium condom too?

18. Wiki_jaan

Posts: 704; Member since: Jun 24, 2012

rofl..

31. TheBitterTruth unregistered

I really dont care about plastics. Atleast try to make it good looking. Look at the lumia line up, HTC One X, Sony Xperia Line Up. They all are plastics but all of them looks much better than Samsung.

14. kclgphilsbsa

Posts: 765; Member since: Jan 21, 2013

yeah coz plastic is stronger than your aluminum or glass.. why haters always push plastic as an excuse for their defeats? coz thats d only thing they can say..

19. SleepingOz unregistered

That's the only "argument" they got against Samsung. Not really a valid one though, the "cheap" plastic of my GNOTE II deals better with shock than any other handsets made of "premium" materials. Have you seen the drop test of the so-called "premium" HTC One? "Premium" build, isn't it?

23. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

i've seen it. better get otterbox. quick.

4. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Money Power

30. TheBitterTruth unregistered

Shut up plastic

10. MartianMe unregistered

Guess i'm going back to bestbuy soon..

12. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

So that's, like, all of them. Huh. I haven't heard anything about this.

13. Sniggly

Posts: 7305; Member since: Dec 05, 2009

I hope the people they send aren't too pushy. Samsung makes good phones but they're not always the best choice for every purchase.

15. Even4steven

Posts: 45; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Honestly, for all the bashing people do of Best Buy, where else can you go to see, touch and experience electronic products today? As for pricing, please point me to the store that has the lowest price in the world on every item, because I would like to shop there as well. Yeah, most of us geeks know more about the products then their salespeople do, but I think that says more about us than them...

16. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Samsung trumps HTC yet AGAIN. The HTC One may be an equal phone to the S4, but this kind of move will keep Samsung at the top of the smartphone world for a long, long time.

17. Dion25

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 25, 2012

First Apple, now comes Samsung. Who's next to want their own space, Sony, Lg, Microsoft ? Monkey see monkey do.

20. SleepingOz unregistered

Why are you so mad? Butthurt much? Well, this is business. Every oem would want its products to stand apart.

22. johnriii

Posts: 248; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

LOL...the other company's wouldn't be able to do what Samsung is. Best Buy knows a winner when they see it...

26. oister85 unregistered

Sony already have stores in the us.

21. Dion25

Posts: 42; Member since: Jul 25, 2012

Not mad. Butthurt much? ( Sounds like something you personally go through)

24. oister85 unregistered

Samsung is going to create more jobs in the states, that's good

27. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

This is for real

25. archangel9

Posts: 233; Member since: Feb 07, 2010

Like a MEGA BOSS. Samsung deserve it own stores and platforms as alternative to Apple

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