Nokia To Show Phones In CompUSA
Dec 30, 2005, 1:49 PM by (staff)
Nokia will soon join Apple and others by opening mini-stores within a store at all CompUSA locations by March 2006. They have already launched similar concept shops in malls around the US, showing off phones and providing helpful information to buyers who can then purchase handsets from nearby carrier stores. In addition to showing off their standard phones and smartphones, the Nokia stores will also feature the new 770 internet tablet and other products. Nokia has also announced plans to open retail showrooms in major shopping capitals, they started by launching a flagship store in Moscow.
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