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Topic: Best Buy

Best Buy upset with HP over selling just 25K TouchPads

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.


Customers frustrated with lack of stock for Best Buy iPad 2 promotion

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.


Best Buy gearing up for nationwide iPad 2 promotion on April 17

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.


Best Buy says Apple iPad 2 units are being held for an 'upcoming promotion'

04/08/2011, 02:04 pm

Best Buy has disputed rumors that the retailer is in a dispute with Apple over iPad sales, and instead claims that it is holding iPad 2 units from sale for an "upcoming promotion."


Rumor: Best Buy's iPad 2 sales strategy gets it 'blacklisted' by Apple

04/08/2011, 08:04 am

Numerous rumors have claimed that Best Buy is in hot water with Apple over its alleged policy to stop iPad 2 sales once it meets its quota for the day, leaving the retailer "blacklisted" from further iPad sales.


Best Buy denies rumors of iPad handout to all staff, considers multiple devices

03/07/2011, 08:03 pm

A Best Buy spokesperson has gone on record denying a recent rumor that the electronics retailer plans to distribute iPads to all of its sales staff, while admitting that it is still deciding which handheld devices to use in a limited capacity on the sales floor.


Best Buy rumored to give Apple's iPad to all its sales associates

03/04/2011, 08:03 pm

A new report claims that big-box electronics retailer Best Buy may be preparing to hand out iPads to each of the on-floor sales associates in its 1,100 US stores.


Walmart, Best Buy advertise availability of Apple's iPad 2

03/03/2011, 11:03 am

In addition to Apple's retail stores, Best Buy will sell the iPad 2 on its March 11 launch day, while Walmart has also advertised the second-generation tablet but has not confirmed a sale date.


First-gen iPad 'deleted' from Best Buy as Apple's imminent iPad 2 launch looms

03/01/2011, 12:03 pm

More evidence that Apple plans to surprise with near immediate availability of its second-generation iPad surfaced Tuesday, when it was revealed that retailer Best Buy has listed the first-generation iPad as "deleted" in its inventory.


Apple partner Best Buy listing 5 new MacBook Pro SKUs and price points

02/20/2011, 01:02 pm

Best Buy, one of the largest resellers authorized to sell Apple's Mac family of products, is listing this weekend five new stock keeping units for Mac notebooks at price points ranging from $1,199 to $2,499.


Best Buy invites customers to 'discover' Apple's iWork '11 this Saturday [u]

02/15/2011, 03:02 pm

The official Mexican website for retailer Best Buy has a special event devoted to iWork '11 scheduled for this Saturday, suggesting an update to Apple's productivity suite could be imminent. [Update: Best Buy has removed all references to iWork '11]


Best Buy preps for Verizon iPhone launch, white iPhone 4 arrival

02/07/2011, 12:02 pm

Best Buy retail stores are expected to have dozens of handsets available for this week's launch of the Verizon iPhone 4, while the retailer has also begun to plan shelf space for the anticipated arrival of Apple's white iPhone 4 model.


Evidence points toward potential Feb. 27 launch of Apple's white iPhone 4

01/18/2011, 12:01 pm

Apple's long-delayed white version of the iPhone 4 could finally debut on Feb. 27, according to information leaked from the retail inventory system of retailer Best Buy.


Best Buy 'Coming Soon' iPad SKUs could point to next-gen tablets

01/15/2011, 10:01 pm

Best Buy has posted placeholder SKUs for 3 "Coming Soon" models of Apple's Wi-Fi iPad at prices of $599 and $699, possibly suggesting that retail channels are prepping for the release of the second-generation iPad expected this spring.


Best Buy rumored to add Apple Genius Bars, display more Macs in stores

01/10/2011, 04:01 pm

Best Buy later this year may update its Apple store-within-a-store boutiques to feature a larger display of Macs in addition to staffed Genius Bars that would mirror those found in every Apple retail store.


AMD holding off on tablets, admits iPad cannibalizing notebooks

10/15/2010, 01:10 am

AMD Chief Executive Dirk Meyer weighed in on the iPad's impact on sales of netbooks and notebooks, surmising that Apple's tablet has cannibalized both. Meanwhile, the company is waiting for the market to develop before committing R&D resources to developing tablet processors.


Apple's iPad coming to Walmart stores on Oct. 15

10/12/2010, 12:10 am

Walmart has announced that hundreds of its stores will begin selling the iPad on Friday, Oct. 15, eventually expanding to 2,300 stores in November.


iPad coming to Walmart stores next week - rumor

10/09/2010, 12:10 am

Photos of an alleged email sent to Walmart managers suggest the retail giant could begin carrying all six models of Apple's iPad as early as next week, a new report claims.


Best Buy CEO backpedals on iPad cannibalization comment

09/18/2010, 01:09 am

Brian Dunn, CEO of Best Buy, issued a statement Friday clarifying his earlier comment that the iPad had cannibalized sales of some notebook and netbook models by as much as 50 percent.


Best Buy CEO says Apple's iPad has halved some notebook sales

09/17/2010, 03:09 am

Internal estimates at Best Buy suggest the iPad has cut into notebook sales by as much as 50 percent.