Best-Buy

  • Best Buy Briefly Lists The Moto 360 Smart Watch For $249

    Best Buy Briefly Lists The Moto 360 Smart Watch For $249

    Best Buy may have inadvertently revealed pricing for the Moto 360 smart watch, set to be unveiled at a press event in early September. The big box retailer put up a listing for the smart watch on their website, which had a full list of specs as well as a $249 price tag. The page was removed shortly after appearing. Luckily, the folks over at DroidLife grabbed a screenshot of the listing. Read More

  • Best Buy To Layoff About 2,000 Managers Amid Poor Holiday Sales

    Best Buy To Layoff About 2,000 Managers Amid Poor Holiday Sales

    Uh-oh. Even though Big Blue squeaked out a profit last quarter and beat Wall Street’s expectations, the retailer is planning its biggest layoff since July 2012. About 2,000 managers will lose their job, but no store closures are planned. According to the New York Post, the exact number of cuts have not been determined yet but it could reach 2,000 managers The company announced its… Read More

  • There Is Now A Samsung Store In Nearly Every Best Buy Store

    There Is Now A Samsung Store In Nearly Every Best Buy Store

    Have you been in a Best Buy recently? The stores are starting to look more like exhibition halls than a warehouse retailer. And that’s by design. Stores within stores. Nearly every Best Buy store now has space dedicated to Samsung products and about half of the stores have space for Windows products. The company details the store-within-a-store concept in its 2014 fourth-quarter results. Read More

  • Let’s Sit Out Black Friday, Shall We?

    Let’s Sit Out Black Friday, Shall We?

    It’s Thanksgiving in the States and tomorrow is the biggest shopping day of the year. In fact stores will be open tonight so you can elbow your way into a scrum of bargain hunters and frotteurists. I’m here to tell you it’s a sucker’s game, at least when it comes to consumer electronics and computer hardware. Read More

  • Pebble Smartwatch Is Coming To Best Buy July 7 For $149.95

    Pebble Smartwatch Is Coming To Best Buy July 7 For $149.95

    Pebble is selling its smartwatch via Best buy stores soon, with the device going on sale at the major U.S.-based electronics retailer on July 7 for $149.95. The e-ink display for the Pebble and Bluetooth connection it sports allow it to communicate information including caller display and notification alerts from a connected iPhone or Android device. Read More

  • Microsoft To Set Up Windows Stores In 600 Best Buy Locations, Launching This Summer

    Microsoft To Set Up Windows Stores In 600 Best Buy Locations, Launching This Summer

    Microsoft today announced that it is partnering with Best Buy to set up its own store-within-a-store in 500 Best Buy locations in the U.S. and 100 Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada. These stores, which will be up to 2,200 square feet in size, will go head-to-head with Apple’s mini-stores in many of these Best Buy locations. Microsoft hopes they will become the… Read More

  • Samsung To Open Retail Boutiques In 1,400 Best Buy Stores

    Samsung To Open Retail Boutiques In 1,400 Best Buy Stores

    Samsung has thrown down another gauntlet in its battle with Apple. This time, the Korean electronics giant is going head-to-head with Apple stores by opening retail boutiques, called ‘Samsung Experience Shops,’ in 1,400 Best Buy locations by the beginning of June. Stores will start operating in all of Best Buy’s big-box stores by May 1 and at smaller stores by June 1, around… Read More

  • Samsung Reportedly Debuting Stores-Within-A-Store At Best Buy Locations For Galaxy S4 Launch

    Samsung Reportedly Debuting Stores-Within-A-Store At Best Buy Locations For Galaxy S4 Launch

    Samsung will reportedly be launching Samsung Stores in select Best Buy locations ahead of the Galaxy S4’s U.S. launch, a new report from Geek.com claims. The new sections, which will occupy spots close to the mobile department, will feature Samsung branding throughout and highlight a number of Samsung products, not just the upcoming Galaxy S4, though that flagship device will be the… Read More

  • Listia Partners With Best Buy To Let You Trade Old Stuff For New Electronics

    Listia Partners With Best Buy To Let You Trade Old Stuff For New Electronics

    It’s getting more tempting to give away used goods on Listia, the marketplace startup backed by Y Combinator and Andreessen Horowitz (among others), thanks to a new partnership with Best Buy. When you give away “old stuff” on Listia, you earn points, which can be redeemed for items that other users are giving away, as well as new goods offered through the company’s… Read More

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