Emotiva is now moving into brick and mortar stores worldwide, while maintaining its online, direct sales outlet.
That's what the e-tailer tried to decide over the holidays, when it opened a Las Vegas pop-up store that let shoppers handle items before ordering. As CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains, the experiment could point to Zappos' future plans for opening physical stores.
In a store you can compare a bunch of headphones before you buy one, and that's exactly what's happening in Bozeman, Mont.
Making a play to attract fashionistas, the Amazon-owned online retailer tries its hand at social experiments in a bid to convince shoppers to abandon brick-and-mortar outlets for the Internet.
Brick-and-mortar audio and home theater shops have been on the wane, but Northcoast Audio in Eureka, Calif., is bucking the trend.
Microsoft's Surface is expected to turn up in Harvey Norman this Friday, expanding beyond its online-only start.
They certainly are, because in an actual store you can touch, see and compare the sound of products you might buy!
commentary Microsoft is looking for the object of desire that will have people breaking down the doors at Microsoft stores and catapult Windows into mobile orbit.
The e-commerce giant continues to push into the offline world by partnering with retailers like Abercrombie & Fitch, Guitar Center, and Toys "R" Us.
On today's show, Best Buy puts out a hypothetical survey starring the iTV, the iPod Nano's purported camera is too small for words, Amazon is trying to make things way too easy, and Emily's threshold for humiliation knows no bounds!