Best Buy Shares Surge

Best Buy
Best Buy shares are up today after the company's earnings beat expectations. Corie Barry, Best Buy's CEO said, "We are delivering on our purpose to enrich lives through technology by providing customers the products and solutions they want and need, combined with fast and convenient fulfillment.” Continue Reading →

Amazon Prime Glitch Day

Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer talks with Sukanya Krishnan and Jennifer Lahmers about Amazon Prime Day, and copious glitches online shoppers experienced on their website during Black Friday in July. Continue Reading →
Your local Best Buy is about to get even more crowded. Sony is set to join other companies in building its own store-within-a-store at the huge retailer. Starting in May, the “Sony Experience at Best Buy” will come to 350 locations and be staffed by Best Buy employees with specialized training around Sony’s products. Home Continue Reading →
Best Buy and 7-Eleven have started shutting down near-field communications (NFC) capabilities in their stores’ point-of-sale terminals, making it even harder for Isis and Google to get their fledgling smartphone payments services off the ground. According to a report in ComputerWorld, payments technology analysts say Best Buy and 7-Eleven began disabling the NFC readers at Continue Reading →
Moto G
Best Buy is selling the Motorola Moto G for Verizon with no contract for $99.99. The retailer said it is selling the device at its U.S. stores, including Best Buy Mobile stores. “The phone is currently landing in stores and is available for sale as soon as it arrives,” Best Buy spokesman Jonathan Sandler told Continue Reading →

Xbox One Sells Out At Best Buy

Xbox One
Today is the day that diehard gamers have been looking forward to all year — it’s Xbox One launch day. Launching in 15 markets for $499.99 (USD), Microsoft’s first new console since 2005 is launching with 22 titles for you to choose from. This day has been a long time coming, and Best Buy is Continue Reading →
Samsung Galaxy Gear
When a Samsung exec reportedly admitted that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch “lacks something special,” he wasn’t kidding. Leaked sales documents obtained by show that the return rate for the Galaxy Gear “is trending above 30%” in Best Buy stores, an alarmingly high rate for a device that Samsung had hoped would give it an Continue Reading →
Best Buy
It may be the weekend, but the world’s biggest companies don’t take time to rest and — to that end — Samsung spoke up to deny speculation that it is planning to invest in US retailer Best Buy. The Korea Times reported that senior executives at the two companies — which partnered in April to Continue Reading →