Best Buy

A multi-channel global consumer electronics retailer and developer of technology products and services.

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September 26

Best Buy will highlight products by start-ups in section of store, website

New program offers manufacturing and marketing support.
August 23
Best Buy signage at the company headquarters Thursday, June 7, 2012, i...

Best Buy shares boast biggest one-day jump in a decade

Stock sees best one-day gain in decade after sales increase surprises analysts.
August 22
Best Buy has taken over the rotunda at the Mall of America for a few weeks to showcase connected home products in a huge display that replicates various rooms in a house.

Best Buy opens connected home display in Mall of America

Display at MOA is part of the retail chain's 50th anniversary celebration.
August 2

Some of Best Buy's Samsung mini-shops are closing, others expanding

The retailer is closing some of its stores within a store, while expanding others.
July 8

Best Buy reminds customers to recycle online shipping boxes

Retailer joins national campaign run by Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council.
June 26

Best Buy tests in-home service to help customers figure out their tech needs

Under a pilot program, tech advisers come to customers' houses and consult on issues from internet speed to smart home products.
June 14

Janitors' protest turns into celebration outside Best Buy shareholders meeting

Janitors and backers celebrated as the retailer agreed to use a "responsible" contractor.
May 24

Best Buy shares tumble as CFO exits, execs warn of slow summer

The electronics retailer also lowered its profit expectations for the summer.
May 6

Majority of Best Buy's top execs are women

A new services chief tipped the gender balance at the top of the electronics retailer.
April 11

Best Buy's Geek Squad to swap Beetles for Priuses

Best Buy's Geek unit is trading in its Beetle for a Prius as part of a broader campaign
April 9
Best Buy has six stores in Manhattan. With space at a premium, most span two or three stories, unlike the chain's stores elsewhere.

Best Buy steps up its game in New York by retooling stores

In one of the world's most competitive marketplaces, Best Buy wants to make sure it is putting its best foot forward.
April 7

Best Buy rolls out same-day delivery in 13 markets

The electronics retailer expands a partnership with California's Deliv.
March 15
In this May 8, 2008 file photo, Brad Anderson, Vice Chairman and CEO o...

Former Best Buy CEO Brad Anderson retires from company's board

Brad Anderson presided over a period of rapid growth.
February 26

Best Buy sees tough road ahead amid smartphone sales plateau

The retailer outperformed other electronics sellers and executives see new ways to hold costs
February 25
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Best Buy lays off a few dozen corporate employees

The cuts of a few dozen follow a difficult holiday season, but retailer notes it is hiring in other areas.
January 14

Slower growth in smartphones dampens Best Buy's holiday

The retailer saw U.S. same-store sales decline 1.4 percent in the nine-week holiday period.
December 17, 2015

Best Buy hopes faster free shipping will rein in holiday procrastinators

It's part of the retailer's push to boost sales in what is expected to be a tough holiday season.
December 14, 2015
Geek Squad tie pin

Best Buy sends Geek Squad to help travelers at Minneapolis-St. Paul International

A temporary booth at MSP is part of the retailer's plan to grow use of its tech support.
December 9, 2015

Apple Pay, Android Pay — now Walmart Pay

The retailer is planning to use it nationwide in 2016.
November 27, 2015
At the Ridgedale Target in Minnetonka, employees joined for the team huddle before the store opened at 6 p.m. Thursday.

For hard-core holiday shoppers, Thanksgiving is the new king

Families making retail stops an annual tradition as officials say Thanksgiving sales were promising.
November 19, 2015

Coming off a so-so quarter, Best Buy signals challenges for the holiday season

The retailer predicts electronics will struggle over the holidays.
October 31, 2015
A drone on display at Best Buy in Roseville. Ahead of likely regulation, the retailer is educating customers about responsible use.

Holiday buzz over drones as gifts pushes regulators to quick action

"We think it's all going to be about drones and Star Wars" this holiday season, said Julie Guggemos, a Target senior vice president. So does the FAA.
October 22, 2015
During its second quarter, Best Buy earned $164 million, up from $146 million in the same period a year ago.

Best Buy to offer free shipping on all purchases through holidays

Best Buy, the nation's largest electronics retailer, announced Thursday that it will offer free shipping on all items starting Sunday through January 2.
September 26, 2015

Best Buy tests robot at New York store

The electronics retailer this past week began testing a 350-square-foot vending machine on steroids. Inside its glass walls, a robotic yellow arm, which the company named Chloe, retrieves merchandise that customers order from touch screens.
September 8, 2015

Best Buy to open mini-shops inside of 10 Macy's stores

Best Buy, known for adding store-within-a-store to its outlets, is becoming one starting in early November. The retailer will primarily offer Samsung products.