Best Buy

Microsoft Surface tablet now available through Best Buy and Staples

Microsoft has announced that it will expand sales of its Surface tablet to third party retailers.

Computing

Why Apple stores are raking in bags full of cash, and no one can dupe the formula

Apple's stores are leading the retail industry in revenue per square foot, and none of its competitors seem to be able to crack the code.

Apple

Best Buy shoppers started camping out for Black Friday this week

Perhaps more obsessed than Apple fans, a few deal hunters in California have already started standing in line for the biggest shopping day of the year.

Home

Best Buy’s “Insignia Flex” Android tablet will be priced around $250

Hitting Best Buy store shelves during early November, the Insignia Flex could be a solid mid-range competitor for the tablet market.

Android Army

Target plans to price match Amazon, online retailers during holidays

Ideal for consumers looking for the absolute best price, Target is joining Best Buy on price matching products sold by Amazon.com.

Web

Can Best Buy beat Amazon at its own game with price matching?

Best Buy will reportedly match Amazon's prices this holiday season to convince buyers to purchase in stores rather than online. Can it work?

Computing

Can Hubert Joly rescue Best Buy?

Best Buy is bringing in French turnaround expert Hubert Jolie to revive its ailing business. Can Best Buy avoid being the next Circuit City?

Computing

Best Buy founder proposes $10 billion plan to save company

Best Buy founder Richard Schulze has dreamed up a $10 billion proposal to cut costs and start competing with online retailers.

Computing

NPD Group: 1 in 3 players choose digital downloads over physical games purchased at retail

A new survey finds that video game players today still prefer physical media over digital. When will the balance dip towards digital downloads?

Gaming

Best Buy founder and chairman Richard Schulze calls it quits early

Best Buy founder and chairman Richard Schulze has resigned early following a scandal involving now-former CEO Brian Dunn.

Computing

MacBook Pro gets $100+ price cut as Apple prepares to ship new models

Best Buy has put Apple's MacBook Pro on sale, prompting increased speculation that an update to the popular laptop may soon be upon us.

Apple

Leaked Assassin’s Creed III art shows off Mayan pyramids for GameStop’s preorder bonus DLC

New assassin Connor Kenway will cover more than just the thirteen colonies during his adventure in Assassin's Creed III.

Gaming

Best Buy names the 50 stores to close — includes 19 in 3 states

Electronics retail giant Best Buy has named the 50 stores it plans to close as it struggles in the face of tough competition from e-commerce giants such as Amazon.

Computing

Best Buy CEO resigns: Struggling retailer begins searching for a savior

Best Buy has announced that its CEO Brian Dunn has resigned. Now, as it hunts for someone new, we wonder just what it might take to turn the electronics retailer around in the age of Amazon.

Computing

Best Buy to close 50 stores, open 100 mobile-only stores

Best Buy has announced some steep losses and now plans to shut down 50 of its full-size stores in the US and open 100 smaller mobile-only locations.

Computing