Posted By: Ryan on Wednesday, December 03, 2003 12:25:55 PM

palmOne is getting into the retail business with a number of small palmOne cafes. The cafe's are small retail outlets where customers can get hands on with the latest palmOne handhelds with help and PDA advice from a knowledgeable staff.

There are now nine palmOne cafe locations in the US. Six on the west coast, and three in the east mid-atlantic area. The cafes are small retail kiosks found in shopping malls or airports.

The cafe's give potential customers and shoppers the chance to get hands on with the latest products & accessories, purchase handhelds and accessories and receive expert advice. The cafes are owned by palmOne, however the operations sides is outsourced.

The following are the current locations, more are on the way in the future:

East Coast Region:
Bethesda, MD - Westfield Montgomery
Boston, MA - Prudential Center
Towson, MD - Towson Town Center

West Coast Region:
Pleasanton, CA - Stoneridge Shopping Center
San Francisco, CA - Market Street
San Jose, CA - Shoppingtown Oakridge
Santa Clara, CA - Valley Fair Mall
Sherman Oaks, CA - Fashion Square
West Los Angeles, CA - Century City