Topic: Best Buy
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.
03/23/2012, 08:03 am
While most iPhone buyers make their purchase from their wireless carrier, Best Buy plays nearly as important a role in iPhone sales as Apple's own direct sales, according to a new survey.
03/14/2012, 03:03 pm
Ahead of Friday's official launch of the new iPad, Best Buy stores have begun receiving inventory, as a new photo shows units stockpiled one of the retailer's back rooms. In addition, another hands-on with the new device has surfaced from Hong Kong.
03/09/2012, 08:03 pm
Purported leaked images of Best Buy's internal inventory system contain mysterious references to a Sprint iPad with what seem to be two-year contract options.
03/05/2012, 09:03 am
Best Buy stores have reportedly begun to receive cases sealed in boxes for Apple's third-generation iPad ahead of Wednesday's anticipated unveiling.
03/01/2012, 04:03 pm
Ahead of next week's anticipated iPad unveiling, case makers are gearing up with parts for a so-called "iPad HD," while Best Buy's system shows third-party accessories will arrive on March 11.
02/17/2012, 01:02 am
Best Buy is no longer selling the Apple TV on its website, prompting speculation that a new model from Apple is soon to arrive.
02/06/2012, 09:02 am
Whether it's inside knowledge of a future product or purely speculation, electronics retailer Best Buy has made mention in a survey of a 42-inch high-definition Apple television set powered by iOS priced at $1,499.
02/01/2012, 02:02 am
The numerous tributes to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs after he died last October prompted big-box retailer Best Buy to change its Super Bowl advertising strategy from using celebrities to spotlighting inventors instead, according to a new report.
12/13/2011, 12:12 pm
Best Buy officials have singled out Apple's iPhone 4S and iPad 2 as some of the company's strongest selling products during the holiday shopping season.
11/28/2011, 03:11 pm
Amazon on Monday touted the success of its newly launched Kindle Fire, revealing it is the retailer's best-selling product, though it still won't disclose any actual sales figures.
11/24/2011, 11:11 am
Apple Authorized reseller Best Buy on Thursday launched an online sale offering the steepest discounts yet on all of Apple's iPad 2 models along with free shipping.
09/04/2011, 06:09 pm
A pair of new reports claim retailer Best Buy is preparing for an October launch of Apple's next-generation iPhone, though they conflict on potential launch dates.
08/19/2011, 12:08 pm
Best Buy this weekend will kick-off an aggressive promo that offers a free Galaxy Tab 10.1 to buyers of certain HDTVs, possibly hinting that yet another iPad rival is in need of a stimulus to combat poor sales, assuming Samsung can keep it on the market.
08/16/2011, 11:08 pm
Best Buy is reportedly unhappy with HP after having sold just 25,000 of the PC maker's TouchPad tablets and is unwilling to pay for the more than 240,000 unsold units, according to a new report.
04/18/2011, 10:04 am
Though Best Buy advertised that its stores would have iPad 2 stock available for sale on Sunday, numerous customers came away empty handed as availability of Apple's touchscreen tablet remains limited.
04/15/2011, 08:04 pm
A leaked internal memo from Best Buy indicates that the big-box retailer plans to make a marketing push for the iPad 2 on Sunday, April 17, and will resume taking reserve orders for at least a week after the promotion.