How does said source know? Because he claims to have been in a meeting with Sergey Brin to outline where these future stores will go, of course!
Seeing is believing
While we'd obviously advise a quick trip to the salt jar when you've finished reading this, the idea of a Glass-focused retail store might make perfect sense for Google's futuristic goggles.
Glass potentially faces a similar dilemma that the Nintendo 3DS did on its initial launch in that it's really something you have to see to understand, despite how cool and Minority Report-esque it seems.
The try-before-you-buy approach to Glass would be beneficial for those teetering on the edge of deciding whether Glass is something they really need in their lives.
Google refused to comment on this rumour.
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