Microsoft Expands Production, Distribution of Surface RT
Microsoft will increase production of Surface RT and expand distribution to new retailers. Currently the device is available only in Microsoft stores and their online store. The company will also extend the life of their holiday stores, making some permanent.
In a press release, Panos Panay, General Manager of Microsoft Surface also said that the company would extend the planned life of its holiday (or "popup") stores into 2013. Some of the stores will become permanent, while others will transition into "either permanent brick-and-mortar retail outlets or specialty store locations."
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