Microsoft has announced this Friday that will definitely close all its physical stores, which already had the shutter down since March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The technology company has also guaranteed the employment of workers in these establishments, who will continue to carry out their work telematically or from the corporate headquarters of the American company.
"Our sales have grown in line with expectations, while our product portfolio has evolved into more digital offerings. And our talented team has proven to be successful serving customers beyond any physical location," the statement said in a statement. Microsoft Corporate Vice President David Porter.
In this way, it hopes to save costs to deal with the coronavirus crisis in the most efficient way. Of course, at the moment, the closure of all its 83 stores spread around the world will cost around $ 450 million (about 401 million euros), according to the calculations of the company itself.
The company's shares at this time recorded losses of around 1%, a drop in line with what the main US indices are experiencing this Friday.
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