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Amazon cuts deal with Best Buy and expands reach globally

Amazon announced on Wednesday it is expanding its dominance globally by giving overseas customers access to more than 45 million items via its app. The online retail giant is also teaming with rival Best Buy on new Fire TV Edition smart TVs.

Best Buy pulling CDs from their shelves, as albums fade fast

Best Buy, one of music's biggest merchandisers in the United States, is expected to end the sales of physical albums (CDs) at all of their stores by July 1, 2018.

Oculus VR pop-ups closing in Best Buys due to lack of interest

Facebook is closing around 200 of its 500 Oculus virtual reality demo stations at Best Buy locations across the U.S., Business Insider has learned.

Macy's announces plans to close as many as 40 stores nationwide

Cincinnati - Department store retailer Macy's plans to close up to 40 locations next year, the Cincinnati, Ohio-based company announced Tuesday.

Canadian consumer shock: Future Shops closed all across Canada

Best Buy Co. shocked Canadian consumers Saturday morning with the announcement that they are closing down all their Future Shop stores in the country effective immediately. It means the loss of some 500 full-time jobs and 1,000 part-time jobs.

Best Buy revealed the price of Motorola's Google smartwatch

Motorola is expected to reveal more information about its Moto 360 smartwatch next month, but it looks like Best Buy has already beat them to it.

Thousands of American retail stores closing in the United States

Retail experts are projecting that the pace of store closings will accelerate over the course of the next decade. Just last week American retail chain Radio Shack announced that it was going to close more than 1,000 stores.

Thieves cut hole in wall to steal tons of Best Buy gadgets

Brooklyn - Thieves used an elaborate method of stealing at least $65,000 worth of electronics from a Brooklyn-area Best Buy — they cut a hole in the wall.

Canadian retailers announce job cuts, closures

Canadian retailers Best Buy and Sears have announced job cuts of up to 1,600 combined in what analysts describe as the face of the changing retail landscape.

Retailers start 'Black Friday' sales earlier this 2012 season

Reports are surfacing many retailers have intended to start their "Black Friday" sales earlier this year. While some stores have not made any formal announcements yet, ad leaks are showing the start times retailers are offering for Black Friday.

Best Buy confirms closure of 42 stores by May 12, CEO search

Minneapolis - Best Buy announced this weekend the remaining 42 stores that it will be closing across the United States by May 12. A total of 19 stores will be shut down in three states. It also announced that it has begun the search for a new CEO.

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn steps down amid disappointing sales stats

Minneapolis - Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn announced Tuesday that he is stepping down from his post. Board member G. Mike Mikan will take over as interim chief executive. This comes as sales dropped 2.4 percent in the last quarter.

Best Buy to close 50 big box stores, cut 400 corporate jobs

Minneapolis - Electronics retailer Best Buy has announced that it will close 50 big box retailers, cut 400 jobs in the corporate and support area and open 100 mobile locations by fiscal year 2013. The company plans to save $800 million by 2015.

Vancouver stores accidentally sold clay iPad 2s

Vancouver - A major fraud investigation has been opened after it was discovered several consumers purchased clay iPads from popular retailers in Canada.

Best Buy cancels some online orders right before Christmas

Best Buy has angered customers with an announcement that the company is unable to fill items ordered and has canceled these online purchases days before Christmas.

Best Buy to slash holiday hiring by half, cites economic slowdown

Minneapolis - An executive at Best Buy told a news media outlet that Best Buy is planning on cutting holiday hires by 50 percent. He said that the consumer is watching his or her pennies and is expected to do so come the holiday season.

2010 sees significant decline in American TV owners

The image of family gathering together to observe news or other media has been symbolic of American culture for decades. First was the radio, then the television, then movie theatres, then movie rentals and more television.

Marine stabbed at Best Buy, collecting 'Toys for Tots'

Augusta - A Marine stabbed while collecting Toys for Tots said he thought of all the people inside Best Buy on the crowded Black Friday when instinct led him to attempt to intercept a fleeing shoplifter.

Facebook Credits gift cards now available in Canada

Canadians can now buy gift cards of Facebook Credits, which can be redeemed to buy virtual goods on the social media site. The Credit cards are available at Walmart and Best Buy stores across the country.

Op-Ed: Best Buy Truly A Consumer Best Buy?

“It’s not enough to tell people what your brand is…you have to be what you want your brand to be.” Here's Best Buy's approach...

Best Buy teaming with Cinema Now to deliver streaming movies

Best Buy is teaming up with Sonic Solutions Inc. to provide customers on-demand access to streaming movies and TV shows.

Best Buy pricing error lists 52-inch flat screen TV for $9.99

Who wouldn't love to buy a 52-inch television for $9.99? Apparently, Best Buy was selling them for that low, low, low price Wednesday morning. Or were they?

Best Buy to sell electric vehicles

Some Best Buy outlets are beginning to sell electric bicycles, scooters, and motorcycles, both from Brammo and Currie Technologies.

Napster launches new digital music service

New Napster sees users get five unrestricted MP3 downloads, and unlimited access to Napster’s award-winning on-demand music streaming service.

Lawsuit Claims Best Buy Denied Price Match Requests

The electronics chain is facing a class-action lawsuit that alleges Best Buy trained personnel to deny price-matches and even paid bonuses to execs who shut them down. The suit also claims staff were trained to find ways out of price-match requests.

Porno Movie In a New DVD Player from BestBuy

A customer wanted to replace her old DVD player with a new one. When she purchased a new DVD player from Best Buy, she and her husband found a surprise item inside the player: a porno DVD.

Best Buy to Acquire Napster for $121 Million

Best Buy announced it will purchase digital music retailer Napster for $121 million. The acquisition bolsters Best Buy's chances at competing against Web music giants Amazon and Apple's iTunes. Napster has close to 700,000 subscribers.

Best Buy Inks Deal With Apple to Become First Retailer to Sell iPhone 3G in U.S.

Best Buy will sell Apple's iPhone 3G in the U.S. beginning Sept. 7, the company announced today. As it stands right now, Canada will not be getting the popular smartphone. The U.S. deal makes Best Buy the first national retailer to sell the device.

$54 Million Lawsuit for Lost Laptop

Raelyn Campbell filed a $54 million lawsuit against Best Buy when the company lost her laptop after she brought it in for repairs. Best Buy thinks her demands are unreasonable but Campbell says she has good reason behind her huge lawsuit.

Best Buy Sides With Blu-Ray in High-Def Format War

You're probably sick to death now of hearing about the high-def format war being waged between Blu-ray and HD DVD, but if you care about the outcome, every tidbit of news is important. Today, consumer electronics monster Best Buy got in the Blu corner.
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