“Google” found a retail partner for sales of smart columns “Station” and “Station Mini”. Them and other gadgets from the system of “smart house” created by the Russian search engine, will start selling in retail stores Xiaomi.
this writes “Kommersant” with reference to Director of the company “marvel-Distribution” (develops the retail network of Xiaomi in the regions) Alexey Melnikov. Cooperation with “marvel-Distribution” and confirmed in a press-service “Yandex”.
In November of last year “Yandex” has opened its own outlets, where the gadgets under its own brand search engine. The sale started on the three “Islands” in TC “Troika” in Moscow, “Okhta Mall” in Sankt-Petersburg and “the Rainbow” in Yekaterinburg.
By the device of “Yandex” it is possible and major Federal retail chains (Svyaznoy, DNS, and others), but in regions they are not as wide as in large cities. It is here that “Yandex” and can help the partnership with the network of Xiaomi, says analyst TelecomDaily Ilya Shatilin.