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Best Buy's website is trying to take on Amazon

May 22, 2014
But, of course, the web is tough for traditional retailers.
Posted In: Best Buy, Amazon, online shopping

Why the demise of brick and mortar stores may not be such a big deal for the economy

Jan 16, 2014
It sounds cold-blooded, but with shopping habits changing fast, the demise of the brick and mortar store may not matter much to the economy in the long run.
Posted In: Retail, Best Buy, JC Penney

Webrooming, it's like reverse 'showrooming'

Dec 13, 2013
Brick and mortar retailers are hitting back against customers who shop in the store, but buy online.
Posted In: showrooming, online shopping, Target, Best Buy

Battle lines are drawn in consumer electronics price war

Nov 20, 2013
Best Buy says it’s preparing deep discounts – even if they put profit margins at risk – to win the holiday season.
Posted In: Best Buy, retailers, Black Friday, holiday shopping

Best Buy 3.0? The big box reinvented

Nov 19, 2013
Best Buy avoided the fate of other big box electronics retailers like Circuit City, but the company is still threatened.
Posted In: Best Buy, big box, showrooming

Pebble smartwatch hits the big time, or at least the Best Buy

Jul 8, 2013
The Pebble smartwatch goes on sale today at Best Buy. Will consumers actually want to read text messages and listen to music from their wrists?
Posted In: smartwatch, pebble, Best Buy, wearable tech

Best Buy says goodbye to Europe

Apr 30, 2013
Best Buy is pulling out of a big joint venture in Europe. The company is selling back its 50 percent stake in the mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse, at a significant loss.
Posted In: Best Buy, Europe, electronics

Samsung takes the floor at Best Buy

Apr 4, 2013
Smartphone maker Samsung announces it's opening a branded store of its own -- inside the big box retailer.
Posted In: big box stores, Best Buy, samsung

Retailers curb online shopping with in-store deals

Oct 15, 2012
Brick and mortar retailers like Best Buy, Target, and JC Penney, have an idea to compete with online rivals like Amazon. They are going to match their prices during the holiday shopping season.
Posted In: holiday shopping, Best Buy, JC Penney

Best Buy profit falls 90% in second quarter

Aug 21, 2012
Shares of Best Buy are down more than 9 percent this morning. The electronics retailer just reported second quarter profits dropped more than 90 percent.
Posted In: Best Buy, stock

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