Facebook is closing around 200 of its 500 Oculus virtual reality
demo stations at Best Buy locations across the US, Business
Insider has learned.
The scaling back of Facebook’s first big retail push for VR comes
after workers from multiple Best Buy pop-ups told BI that it was
common for them to go days without giving a single demonstration.
An internal memo seen by BI and sent to affected employees by a
third-party contractor said the closings were because of “store
Oculus spokeswoman Andrea Schubert confirmed the closings and said
they were due to “seasonal changes.”