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Best Buy turnaround: Profits and share prices are up, but the store’s no good.

Best Buy is having a moment. Many observers wrote off the retail electronics chain as Circuit City and Borders liquidated and Barnes & Noble shrank. …

Kimmel on Fox News' gadgets: Like a divorced guy at Best Buy

Gadgets are sometimes substitutes for other sorts of stimulus.<p>So when Jimmy Kimmel spotted the fairly vast, beautifully balanced new Windows tablets in Fox News' new so-called Deck of a newsroom, he was reminded of going where no man has gone before, into a stratosphere of exactitude, where truth …

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26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Best Buy bets on bricks-and-mortar stores

Despite growing pressures from low-cost e-commerce titans, Best Buy Co. is betting on its physical store.<p>The electronics retailer is borrowing from the department-store model of devoting separate space to high-profile brands (in this case, Microsoft, Samsung and Apple), counting on them to lure …

Best Buy Is Trying To Convince You Not To Buy Christmas Gifts From Amazon This Year [THE BRIEF]

Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today:<p><b>Best Buy</b> is looking to thwart the holiday business-killer known as "showrooming," through which customers browse for products at a brick-and-mortar store before purchasing them for less money online, by launching a campaign from Crispin …

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Best Buy Rethinks Its Nexus 5 Price

Just yesterday we reported about how Best Buy had set the Nexus 5 off-contract price at a whopping $799. We’re not sure who was smoking what when …

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Stuff the family! Best Buy to open earlier on Thanksgiving

My psychiatrist, Dr. Celineta Rottweiler, says the American family isn't what it used to be.<p>Bonds are loosening and everyone talks to each other only on Facebook.<p>So let's hail the bow to the modern family offered by Best Buy.<p>The company has decided that it's not good enough to entice shoppers to …

'Tis The Season To Buy These 13 Retail Stocks

Forget the night before Christmas — try nightmare before Christmas. Retailers have feared a bleak 2013 holiday shopping season since the weak back-to-school spending appetite three months ago; these fears have only been exacerbated by the government shutdown’s dampening effect on consumer sentiment …

It Turns Out Qualcomm Is Making a Smartwatch, Too

As expected, Samsung is showing off its Galaxy Gear smartwatch at an event in Berlin. In a surprising twist, though, it isn’t the only company …

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Samsung’s Galaxy Gear marks official start to smartwatch war

Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch will come in a variety of color band options.<p>At a press event Wednesday in Berlin, Samsung revealed three products — the new Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy Note 10.1 and the anticipated Galaxy Gear smartwatch. There are many smartwatches out there, including the Pebble …

Facebook faces criticism over its privacy policy

A handful of civil liberties groups are claiming that while Facebook's new Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and Data Use policy is supposed to give users more privacy, it's actually giving them less. And, these groups have taken their complaints to the US Federal Trade Commission.<p>Six …