Lenox Square, Perimeter Mall Between Microsoft Stores To Be Permanently Closed

Microsoft Corp. Friday announced a “strategic change” in its retail operations, including the shutdown. Microsoft store Physical Locations With the exception of a few iconic outposts, nearly all of its storefronts will be permanently closed as part of the transition, including locally at Lenox Square and Perimeter Mall, the company’s only two outposts in Georgia. ->

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Members of the company’s retail team will continue to serve customers of Microsoft’s corporate facilities and remotely provide sales, training and support. Microsoft’s free spaces in London, New York, Sydney and Redmond will be “reinvented” as Microsoft Experience Centers.

“Our sales have grown online as our product portfolio has evolved into largely digital offerings, and our talented team has proven to be successful in serving customers beyond any physical location.” David PorterMicrosoft’s corporate vice president said in a press release. “We thank our Microsoft Store customers and look forward to continuing to serve them online and with our retail sales team at Microsoft corporate offices.”

Stores have been closed since the end of March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will not reopen by joining a growing list of retailers with the same destination.

Microsoft did not directly attribute the new coronavirus to changes in its retail operations.