Microsoft announced on Friday that it would close almost all of its stores in the world, the bulk of its sales being moved online.
The giant of Redmond has indicated that he would make a provision of $ 450 million to cover in particular the dévalorisations of assets. This charge will be recorded in the accounts of the current quarter (ended June 30).
Hundreds of stores closed during the pandemic will re-open not, said the company, which has the intention to create ” Centers of experience Microsoft “, London, New York, Sydney, and at the headquarters in Redmond in Washington State (west). The number of employees affected by this decision was not available immediately.