All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Best Buy’

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 retail chains: The data was taken from 160 store chains across the U.S. Sales per square foot is the typical …

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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 counts of how many stores will be closed by state. The decision to close its doors is part of Best …

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Resident Evil 6 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

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 additions that lessen the experience for other players. The pre-order bonuses are coming in the form of maps for Mercenaries …

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Best Buy Scanning Driver’s Licenses to Curb Returns Fraud

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 been struggling a bit – Best Buy plans to close 50 stores in the U.S., laying off 400 employees in …

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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 Dunn and the board on any matter relating to operations, financial controls, policies, or procedures. Evidently, there was agreement between …

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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 corporation is trying to reduce costs by about $800 million and adjust to a changing marketplace by reducing the size …

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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 shares dropped 8% after the announcement of the closings, regardless of reporting better than expected earnings. Analysts at …

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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 retail chain of 1,100 stores has been integral in Apple expanding its reach – about 600 Best Buy stores host …

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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 that make this site so popular with users also make it very susceptible to spam. On Facebook, you must friend …

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New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way

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 showing what is reportedly a look at Best Buy’s inventory database, which shows: “Sprint iPad New” a whole bunch of …

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Best Buy Return Policy Will Extend To 30 Days

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 policy. Well news has leaked out that this policy is going to change in the very near future to a …

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Hack Displays Porn To Young Children At South Carolina Best Buy

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 are shocked after they were subject to a few minutes of porn. The pornographic image was broadcast on the store’s …

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