Microsoft opens IE mini-markets, works on IE9

In a continuing effort to blunt the Apple Store momentum, Microsoft has announced they will open new Internet Explorer convenience stores.  Here’s a prototype in Bellevue, Washington.  These will be companion retail outlets to the new Microsoft Stores recently opened in a couple of markets.  Oh, and they’re now working on IE9, even though Firefox is having them for lunch.  Have they heard of it?  IE