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Google Chromebooks Now Available At 100 Best Buy Stores Google Chromebooks Now Available At 100 Best Buy Stores
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Now, before someone snipes me with a “Chromebooks are already available at Best Buy’s online store,” the significance of this is Google’s portable computer will be available in Best Buy’s brick-and-mortar stores, meaning you can go in and get a …

Subsidized Xbox 360 Coming to Best Buy and GameStop Subsidized Xbox 360 Coming to Best Buy and GameStop
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Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, announced this morning that the subsidized $99 Xbox 360 will be coming to Best Buy and GameStop stores later this month. Hyrb, a member of the Xbox team at Microsoft and former host of the recently …

Samsung, Sony Barring Retailers from Discounting TVs Samsung, Sony Barring Retailers from Discounting TVs

Samsung and Sony have both commenced barring retailers from discounting television sets to protect profits, in an attempt to cut down on ‘showrooming.’ Showrooming is the practice of consumers going into a big box retailer and then likewise buying the …

Best Buy Chairman Ousted Following Investigation Of Former CEO Best Buy Chairman Ousted Following Investigation Of Former CEO

Back in early April, Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigned amid allegations of improper conduct with a female subordinate. When the resignation was first announced, Best Buy claimed that Dunn and the board agreed on the severance in order to …

Best Buy Founder Resigns Best Buy Founder Resigns

It was just reported that former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigned after being called out by Dan Loeb and Third Point for padding his resume. Thompson, who had been peddling a fake computer science degree for some time, made national …

U.S. Consumers Expect Integrated Retail U.S. Consumers Expect Integrated Retail

With the expansion of mobile retail, multichannel shopping has become commonplace, and a recent study has shown that U.S. consumers identified “entering payment, billing and shipping information” as one of the main pain points of the online shopping experience. Now …

Sneaky Best Buy Employee Updates Man’s Facebook Status Sneaky Best Buy Employee Updates Man’s Facebook Status

I don’t put anything past people nowadays. Leaving your phone, laptop, or tablet unattended for any length of time is sure-fire recipe for all sorts of embarrassing and humiliating situations. So the next time you decide to have someone, even …

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-Order Bonuses Announced Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-Order Bonuses Announced
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Well, that didn’t take long. The first trailer for Black Ops II hit the airwaves yesterday and we already have the retailer specific pre-order bonuses lined up for gamers who can’t wait to get their hands on the latest Call …

Apple Does 17 Times Better Than the Average Retailer Apple Does 17 Times Better Than the Average Retailer

Retail industry analysts Retail Sails have complied some data which reveals that Apple Stores generally do roughly 17 times better performance-wise than the average retailer in a mall environment in the U.S. Here is some information on the top 20 …

Best Buy: Number of Closing Locations by State Best Buy: Number of Closing Locations by State

We reported to you earlier that Best Buy Co. Inc. will be closing 50 big box stores and eliminating 400 positions. At that point the electronics retailer had yet to announce what locations would be closing. Today TG Daily released …

Resident Evil 6 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed Resident Evil 6 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed
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It was inevitable. After Capcom announced that they were pushing up the release date for Resident Evil 6 to October, the pre-order bonuses were quick to follow. Thankfully, it seems that the pre-order bonuses this time are not game changing …

Best Buy Scanning Driver’s Licenses to Curb Returns Fraud Best Buy Scanning Driver’s Licenses to Curb Returns Fraud
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Best Buy, the big box electronics retailer, has been looking for all the help it can get as of late, and has been scanning customer driver’s licenses while making decisions on whether to honor certain merchandise returns. The company has …

Best Buy CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named Best Buy CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn, seen above shaking hands with Black Friday shoppers, has resigned from his position. The Best Buy Co., Inc. board of directors announced today that Dunn would be stepping down, saying there were no disagreements between …

Best Buy Cuts 400 Jobs as they Restructure Best Buy Cuts 400 Jobs as they Restructure

Best Buy Co. Inc. announced on Thursday that it will close 50 big box stores and eliminate 400 positions. By the fall, Best Buy’s “big-box stores in the Twin Cities will either be closed — or shrunk and renovated.” The …

Best Buy Closing 50 U.S. Stores, Stock Drops Best Buy Closing 50 U.S. Stores, Stock Drops

It has been reported that Best Buy plans to close 50 big-box U.S. stores by 2013, causing its stock to take a hit. Still, the company says it seeks to open 50 stores in China, after reporting its quarterly results. …

Best Buy Selling Almost As Many iPhones as Apple Best Buy Selling Almost As Many iPhones as Apple

In a new report from data collected by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), electronics retailer Best Buy has been selling almost as many iPhones as Apple itself. Best Buy became an outlet for the iPhone back in 2008, and the …

Pinterest Falls Victim to Spam Attacks Pinterest Falls Victim to Spam Attacks

You cannot deny Pinterest‘s inclusion as a major social media player these days. The company cracked the top 30 in pageviews last week and now has over 100 million Monthly Active Users (MAU) in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, the features …

New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way
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The new iPad may be coming to Sprint, so if you’ve been on Sprint and have been wanting the device since it was unveiled on Wednesday, I hope you haven’t already voided your contract. Engadget, citing an anonymous source, is …

Best Buy Return Policy Will Extend To 30 Days Best Buy Return Policy Will Extend To 30 Days
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Currently Best Buy gives purchasers 14 days to return desktops and notebook computers, tablets, monitors, projectors, camcorders, digital cameras, radar detectors, DJ equipment and lighting, pro audio and home recording equipment. Everything else they carry has a 30 day return …

Hack Displays Porn To Young Children At South Carolina Best Buy Hack Displays Porn To Young Children At South Carolina Best Buy
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Say what you want about what was broadcast for a couple of minutes at one South Carolina Best Buy, but it was probably better than that repetitive Dave Matthews Band concert that they usually show. Customers in Greenville, South Carolina …

iTV: Best Buy Leaks Details? iTV: Best Buy Leaks Details?

Best Buy released a customer survey purporting to show details about an “Apple HDTV.” According to the survey, the device will sport a 42-inch screen, run iOS, access the App Store, and support iCloud. The survey also promises an iSight …