Topic: Best Buy
06/20/2013, 05:06 pm
Best Buy's initial iPhone trade-in program proved a smashing success, and now the retailer is going back for seconds, giving consumers the chance to once more swap an iPhone 4 or 4S for a "free" iPhone 5 starting on Friday.
06/13/2013, 01:06 pm
Much as the Redmond giant attempted to do with its own dedicated retail locations, Microsoft will now follow Apple's lead in opening mini-stores in Best Buy retail locations across North America.
05/31/2013, 04:05 pm
Best Buy this weekend will launch a one-day promotion giving iPhone 4 and 4S owners the chance to upgrade to the iPhone 5 for free, provided they're ready to trade in their existing devices.
05/24/2013, 03:05 pm
Starting this Sunday, electronics retailer Best Buy will be offering $50 off the purchase of any new iPhone model with a service contract, marking a rare discount opportunity for Apple's smartphone lineup.
05/11/2013, 11:05 am
Weekend discounts on Apple's personal computer family continue this month, as Apple works with partners like big-box retailer Best Buy to push sales of Macs in the face of weak global demand, and a bearish outlook for the consumer PC business in general.
05/06/2013, 10:05 am
Apple and Best Buy have again teamed for a week-long MacBook Pro sale, not only helping the Mac maker push units in an unfavorable climate for the PC market, but also helping to driving down prices for consumers even further at competing resellers.
04/25/2013, 12:04 pm
Samsung mini-stores have begun launching in Best Buy locations across the nation, giving the South Korean tech giant a presence in the retailer previously held only Apple.
04/04/2013, 02:04 pm
Best Buy and Samsung have confirmed that they are teaming up to bring Samsung mini-stores to more than 1,400 Best Buy locations, much in the same way that those locations now feature miniature Apple Stores inside.
03/29/2013, 11:03 am
A number of Best Buy stores will soon feature a special section dedicated to showing off tablets, computers, and smartphones from one of the world's top mobile device manufacturers: Apple's chief competitor, Samsung.
02/19/2013, 08:02 am
Apple was the third-largest consumer technology retailer in the U.S. in 2012, while its products accounted for the largest share of revenue among consumer tech companies.
02/09/2013, 11:02 pm
The entry-level price for an Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display has been unofficially slashed by $200 to just $1,499, as the company continues to work with its indirect sales channel to push units on the back of a lackluster quarter for Mac sales in general.
01/25/2013, 11:01 am
Just days after triggering a sweeping series of MacBook price cuts in Apple's reseller channel, big-box retailer Best Buy on Friday went a step further Friday when it kicked off a special two-day sale, slashing Apple's MacBook Air lineup by $200 across the board, with the entry-level 64-gigabyte model now available for just $799.99.
01/04/2013, 11:01 am
Best Buy and other retailers have complained to attorneys general in numerous states, accusing Walmart of misleading advertising in the holiday shopping season, including a discount on Apple's iPhone 5.
11/27/2012, 12:11 pm
11/21/2012, 09:11 am
In the lead up to Black Friday, Best Buy has dropped the price on 32GB and 64GB 3rd-generation WiFi iPads with Retina Display, and is also throwing in a free $75 Best Buy gift card with each purchase.
08/13/2012, 07:08 am
A handful of Apple's authorized iPhone resellers have joined the company's brick-and-mortar retail stores in offering discounts on existing iPhone models ahead of a media event next month that's expected to serve as a launchpad for the so-called iPhone 5.
08/09/2012, 06:08 pm
A decade after observers doubted that Apple could take on efficient big box retailers with its own retail stores, Best Buy is seeking to survive by scaling down its store sizes. Its founder thinks that plan might be fatal.
07/27/2012, 10:07 am
In what appears to be a permanent price drop, Best Buy is selling Apple's 8-gigabyte iPhone 4 for $49.99 with a new two-year contract.
07/05/2012, 11:07 am
In an effort to turn around its declining sales, Best Buy is testing new, smaller stores that borrow numerous elements from Apple's highly successful retail chain.
03/29/2012, 12:03 pm
Electronics retailer Best Buy plans to close 50 stores and cut $800 million in costs, in response to low margins in the mobile computing space from devices like Apple's iPad.