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Laptop Sales See New Revival After Decline Of Tablet

Laptop Sales See New Revival After Decline Of Tablet

By Lacy Langley August 3, 2014

Laptop sales have been increasing lately with the decline of tablet sales. The tablet, once touted as the laptop killer, is slowly sinking in popularity. The reason behind the increase in laptop sales is said to be partly due to …

Best Buy Jumps The Gun On New Nexus 7 Pre-Orders Best Buy Jumps The Gun On New Nexus 7 Pre-Orders

Google will be hosting an event this morning with Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai. We all kind of assumed it would have something to do with Android, but the specifics were still a mystery until Best Buy jumped the …

Square's POS Solution Square Stand Is Now Available Square's POS Solution Square Stand Is Now Available
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Square has just announced that its point of sale system Square Stand, first announced back in May, is now available to purchase. It’s not only available online, but you can also buy it at both Best Buy and Apple Retail …

Pebble Watch Coming to Best Buy Stores This Weekend Pebble Watch Coming to Best Buy Stores This Weekend

Last year, Pebble Technology launched a Kickstarter campaign for an e-paper wristwatch that could connect to iPhone and Android smartphones, alerting users to various notifications and displaying messages via Bluetooth. It turned out that the Pebble is just the sort …

The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You

Do you like shopping at a store while at a store? Microsoft thinks you might with its latest announcement of a Windows Store coming to Best Buy. Microsoft announced today that a Windows Store experience will be coming to 500 …

Best Buy Adopts Online Price-Matching Best Buy Adopts Online Price-Matching

Over the holiday season, Best Buy began offering its customers price-matching on products that can be found for lower prices at online retailers. The move was meant to curb incidences of “showrooming” – the term that refers to customers who …

Best Buy is Leaking Board Members Best Buy is Leaking Board Members
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Best Buy has announced through an SEC filing that two long-standing Best Buy board members have jumped ship. G. Mike Milkan has vacated the Best Buy board on his way to becoming president of ESL Investments. Milkan was named interim …

Target Also Plans to Price-Match Online Retailers Target Also Plans to Price-Match Online Retailers
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Less than a week after electronics retailer Best Buy announced that they would be price-matching their internet competitors this holiday season, Target has also jumped on board. At a press event today Target CEO Greg Steinhafel unveiled the new initiative, …

Best Buy Plans To Price-Match Internet Competitors Best Buy Plans To Price-Match Internet Competitors

In order to stop the growing trend of people exclusively using the internet for their holiday shopping needs (and hopefully draw some straying customers back in), Best Buy is planning on price-matching internet prices on the goods offered in their …

iPhone 5 Best Buy Pre-Orders Not Being Fulfilled iPhone 5 Best Buy Pre-Orders Not Being Fulfilled
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Best Buy today sent out emails to some customers who pre-ordered the iPhone 5 from their stores, informing them that they might not actually be receiving the device for quite some time. 9 to 5 Mac also obtained a copy …

Schulze To Move Forward With Best Buy Due Diligence Schulze To Move Forward With Best Buy Due Diligence
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Best Buy announced today that it has reached an agreement with founder Richard Schulze, which will enable Schulze to conduct due diligence, as he tries to acquire the company. Specifically, he’s been granted acces to certain info and permission to …

Best Buy Buyout Bid Talks Said To Resume Best Buy Buyout Bid Talks Said To Resume
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Talks between Best Buy and its founder, who has expressed interest in buying back the company, are reportedly back on, after a brief hiatus. Earlier this month, Best Buy Founder Richard Schulze announced an offer to buy back the company …

Best Buy Earnings: Net Income Down 90% Best Buy Earnings: Net Income Down 90%

Best Buy just released its earnings report for the second quarter, a day after announcing its new CEO. Of course, this transition is happening as Founder Richard Schulze has been trying to buy back the company. Last week, he sent …

Best Buy Hires New CEO Following Scandal Best Buy Hires New CEO Following Scandal

Best Buy today announced that it has appointed Hubert Joly as the company’s CEO. Joly is currently the CEO of Carlson, a worldwide hospitality and travel company. “Hubert was an outstanding candidate for this position and I am confident he …

Best Buy Founder Serious About That Acquisition Best Buy Founder Serious About That Acquisition
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Last week, Best Buy Founder Richard Schulze announced an offer to buy back the company he started for an estimated $8 billion. Today, he sent a letter to the Board of Directors affirming his commitment to the acquisition, and urging …

Retailers Team Up On New Mobile Payments Option Retailers Team Up On New Mobile Payments Option

A group of retailers, including Walmart, Target, 7-Eleven, Best Buy, CVS, Lowe’s, Shell, Publix, Sears, Alon, Darden, HyVee, Michael’s and Sunoco are teaming up to offer customers another mobile payments option. The initiative is called Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX). The …

Best Buy Founder Wants To Buy His Company Back Best Buy Founder Wants To Buy His Company Back
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Best Buy founder Richard Schulze has made an offer to buy Best Buy back, and to take it private. The offer, estimated at $8 billion, is for a price of $24.00 to $26.00 per share in cash. Best Buy stock …