Best Buy
Beleaguered electronics retailer Best Buy is taking a tentative step to turn its fortunes around by cribbing from Apple’s playbook. The Wall Street Journal reports that the chain is testing a prototype store near its Minnesota-based headquarters that mimics signature Apple features such as its Genius Bar. Best Buy’s “Solution Central” will be manned by Continue Reading →
The company had been selling the bundles in its own Microsoft stores, but is now getting its feet wet in other retail locations. In a blog post from Larry Hryb, aka Microsoft’s Major Nelson, the company announced that a bundle with a $99 Xbox, Kinect and $14.99 per month Xbox Live bundle will soon be Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Best Buy has disclosed the locations of the 50 stores it will be closing. The world’s largest specialty electronics chain will close seven locations in California, six in Illinois, six in Minnesota and even one way uptown New York City.  In a statement, Best Buy said, “This Continue Reading →
Best Buy
Best Buy Co. on Saturday disclosed the 50 large stores it is closing as the struggling electronics retailer tries to shrink its massive footprint of about 1,100 big-box locations in the U.S.  Read the full story at The Wall Street Journal Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Best Buy Chief Executive Brian Dunn has stepped down while Best Buy’s board conducts a probe into his “personal conduct.” So far they say the investigation is unrelated to the company’s operations or financial controls – which is good news, because just recently Best Buy announced that Continue Reading →