Microsoft Adds Retail Locations for Surface RT

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Maybe, as it turns out, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) isn’t all that happy with Surface RT sales figures so far for this quarter. In an announcement painfully lacking in details, the software-developer-turned-hardware-maker said it will allow some third-party retailers to sell the tablet, beginning perhaps as soon as in the next few days, and will turn a number of its temporary, so-called pop-up holiday stores into permanent retail outlets. Once again, it appears for all to see that Microsoft won’t let its channel partners even scratch the surface to sell its tablets (sorry, couldn’t resis (IT news)