Microsoft store opens at Westfarms Mall

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A very early morning start or even late night wait for some shoppers at the Westfarms Mall as they lined up for the grand opening of a store, only the second of its kind in the state.

There was a mob of cheering salespeople and highly enthused customers.

“We have been here since 8 pm last night. We slept on the floor,” said Alicia Young.

“We have been here since yesterday at 6 o’clock. We stayed here, no sleep,” said Katie Hunter.

Taking the Westfarms Mall by storm.

One of just 84 Microsoft stores in North America, Microsoft is aiming to change the way people use and buy their products.

This is a major day for the Westfarms Mall. People have flooded the store.

Microsoft store

“Actually I bought the surface so I am really excited. When the store opens, they will give it to me right when the store opens,” said Young.

“I heard they have a lot of good deals today,” said another customer.

The Microsoft store debuted Saturday, offering more than just gadgets, $1 million in scholarships.

People were lining up for a complete experience and they didn’t look disappointed.


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