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For Best Buy, discounts aren't the best deal

Dec 12, 2006
Best Buy's third-quarter profits were up 9 percent in the third quarter and it's selling more. Trouble is, the country's largest electronics retailer is selling more at a discount. Lisa Napoli reports.
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This Winter Wonderland brought to you by . . .

Dec 12, 2006
It's December and stores are awash in warm lighting and shiny baubles to put us in a joyous and generous mood. Commentator Moira Manion takes us behind the scenes for a glimpse of reality.
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Wii's winning the holiday sales game

Dec 12, 2006
Nintendo's Wii gaming console is outselling Sony's PlayStation 3 — but it isn't necessarily because gamers don't want PS3. Alex Goldmark reports.
Posted In: Retail, Science

Looking only for results

Dec 11, 2006
At its headquarters, Best Buy is editing the word "schedule" from its vocabulary in a quest for worker satisfaction. Annie Baxter reports.
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Extended warranty trap

Dec 11, 2006
Retailers are always pushing those extended warranties when we buy electronics. Host Scott Jagow asks Consumer Reports' Todd Marks, is it worth the extra money?
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