The Post story goes on to speculate that the move might be a first step toward mimicking Apple's highly successful retail outlets.
Wags at AppleInsider.com ask, "What do they have to sell?" Another poster answers, "Virus protection."
Less biased observers suggest the Xbox and boxed Microsoft software will be taking up shelf space. If you ask me, the company would be more than happy to have a place to sell digital-music devices that work with its much-anticipated answer to iTunes.
Microsoft needs something to jump-start its digital-music strategy. Apple has 82% of the online digital-music market, a monopoly roughly comparable to Microsoft's Windows empire.