Best Buy

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

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Today's Range 39.42 - 38.12
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Dividend Yield 0.72

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Retailers seek to be faster than Santa with deliveries

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 17 2014 - 11:52 PM

After the fiasco last year when millions of holiday packages arrived after Christmas, one might have thought retailers would be more cautious this year with their cutoff dates for online orders.But...

Best Buy apologizes for Serial tweet

BLOG POST Updated: Dec 11 2014 - 6:21 PM

Best Buy found itself hustling Thursday afternoon to retract a tweet some found insensitive related to a closely-watched murder case.We deeply apologize for our tweet about #Serial. It lacked good...

Best Buy will look for other paper suppliers after Greenpeace report

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 9 2014 - 9:37 PM

Best Buy Co. Inc. says it will shift business away from a Canadian firm that supplies the paper for its weekly circulars and will seek to work with other vendors who use sustainable practices.The...

Best Buy dangles free two-day shipping to lure holiday shoppers

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 9 2014 - 1:02 PM

Not so fast, Amazon.Best Buy has raised the stakes in the online shopping wars by offering an eye-popping holiday promotion: free two-day delivery on thousands of items through its website.The deal,...

Surge in mobile traffic crashes Best Buy's site twice

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 29 2014 - 6:30 AM

It was not the Black Friday headline Best Buy was hoping for.The Richfield-based electronics chain stumbled on one of the biggest shopping days of the year with its website going down twice in one...

Shoppers, CEOs excited for early start to Black Friday

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 28 2014 - 6:11 AM

Naimo Khalif had been standing in line outside the Best Buy store in Roseville for five hours in the bone-chilling cold when a curious silver-haired man walked by with a big grin, shaking hands and...

How a Best Buy manager prepares for Black Friday

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 27 2014 - 7:33 AM

Like a quarterback preparing for a big game, Mike Ersfeld will take some time to collect himself this afternoon when he drives up to the Best Buy store he manages.“I’ll take 10 minutes to...

Best Buy's third-quarter surprise: Sales growth

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 21 2014 - 5:32 AM

The nagging question about Best Buy Co. Inc. has been whether it was slowly fading — driving profits by cutting costs but not able to build sales.On Thursday, the Richfield-based electronics...

Best Buy bucks trend by not pulling Thanksgiving all-nighter

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 12 2014 - 5:29 AM

Best Buy won’t be pulling an all-nighter on Thanksgiving.While most big-box stores opening that night will keep their doors open for more than 24 hours straight, the Richfield-based electronics...

Target quietly testing mobile payment app to rival Apple Pay

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 4 2014 - 4:54 PM

At a time when the future of mobile payments is still up for grabs, Best Buy and Target have aligned themselves with a competitor to Apple Pay.But the Minnesota companies, two of the nation’s...

Best Buy bets on Intel experience zones to drive traffic

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 16 2014 - 9:29 AM

As it looks to bolster its reputation for technological expertise, Best Buy Co. Inc. has teamed up with Intel Corp. to showcase concepts such as augmented reality and 3-D printing that are not yet in...

First out of the gate: Macy's to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 14 2014 - 9:28 PM

Like it or not, shopping on Thanksgiving Day appears here to stay.Macy’s on Tuesday confirmed that it will open its doors at 6 p.m. that day, two hours earlier than it did last year. The department...

Best Buy hits the bar to pitch new 4K TVs

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 4 2014 - 6:14 AM

A guy walks into a bar and comes out with plans to hit up the nearest Best Buy store to get an ultrahigh-definition TV.At least, that’s the hope of the electronics retailer, which is betting...

Best Buy pairs up with designers to dress up smartphones

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 24 2014 - 5:08 AM

These days, the hottest fashion accessory may well be your smartphone — not just which model you carry, but also how you dress it up.The nation’s largest electronics retailer recently...

Best Buy's Joly is resolute on the issue of online sales taxes

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 22 2014 - 4:39 PM

Hubert Joly doesn’t give many speeches. But when he does, there’s been a recurring theme lately: online sales taxes.Best Buy’s CEO is increasingly using his bully pulpit to push...

Best Buy celebrates milestone: 1 billion pounds of recycled electronics

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 19 2014 - 5:49 AM

For Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly, it’s five Eiffel Towers. For Gov. Mark Dayton, it’s 200,000 Paul Bunyan statues.No matter how you measure, though, it comes to 1 billion pounds: the amount...

Best Buy is cautious about rest of the year

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 27 2014 - 6:03 AM

Best Buy Co. Inc.’s top executives thought investors needed a reality check — and gave it to them.Yes, they’re encouraged by the results of their expense-cutting strategy. And yes,...

U.S. warns that Best Buy sold some recalled products

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 26 2014 - 6:43 AM

Best Buy Co. continued to sell or resell 10 products after they had been recalled, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.On Thursday, the agency put out an alert, in conjunction...

Schafer: Retailing's new reality spawns a new metric

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 8 2014 - 8:38 PM

A Wall Street study that looked closely at sales per square foot(print) ranked Best Buy Co. close to the top.How Best Buy feels about this result isn’t known, as it declined to comment. In its...

Best Buy's Joly quits post at Minneapolis Institute of Arts, citing relationship with staffer

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 7 2014 - 10:08 AM

Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly shocked leaders at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts by resigning as the museum’s board chairman on the eve of its centennial year.Joly said he recently began a...

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