Raspberry Pi gets its own brick-and-mortar retail store

Located on the first floor of the Grand Arcade in Cambridge, U.K., the Raspberry Pi Store is open every day and sells everything from Raspberry Pi microcomputers and accessories to branded coffee mugs, soft toys, and more.

Despite Raspberry Pi’s popularity — more than 19 million units have been sold since 2012 — it still feels a little niche to merit its own dedicated retail store. Indeed, most people who would be interested in building their own electronic gadgets from scratch are likely well versed in the wonders of online retail. But that is likely the very reason the Raspberry Pi Foundation wants its own space in the physical retail realm: It needs a new audience.

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