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Best Buy Co., Inc.

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  • Best Buy leaving Europe to streamline business

    Best Buy leaving Europe to streamline business
    Electronics retailer Best Buy Co. is leaving Europe, selling its stake in a partnership with London telecommunications company Carphone Warehouse Group as it attempts to simplify its operations. The Minneapolis chain said Tuesday that the boards of both...
  • Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting

    Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting
    Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty. Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
  • Best Buy founder Richard Schulze returns as chairman emeritus

    Best Buy founder Richard Schulze is throwing his support behind the current management, returning as chairman emeritus to the electronics retailer he left in a haze of scandal last year and then tried to buy out. Schulze is bringing with him former...
  • Home entertainment business grows 2% in first half

    Home entertainment business grows 2% in first half
    The home entertainment business is growing again, albeit slowly, despite the fact that people continue to spend less on DVDs. After years of declines, total consumer spending on movies for home use grew 2% in the first half of the year to $8.63 billion....
  • Amazon, Web Retailers Begin Charging Sales Tax in California

    Amazon, Web Retailers Begin Charging Sales Tax in California
    LOS ANGELES -- The days of most tax-free Internet shopping in California are over. After years of controversy, the world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc., was set to begin collecting state and local sales taxes on California purchases at 12:...
  • Microsoft and Best Buy create store within a store

    Microsoft and Best Buy create store within a store
    Microsoft Corp. and Best Buy Co. are teaming up to create a store within a store. The Windows Store only at Best Buy, a new concept announced Thursday by the tech giant and the electronics retailer, will sell Windows-based PCs, tablets and accessories...
  • One-on-one with Drew Brees: Who should play you in the movie about your life?

    One-on-one with Drew Brees: Who should play you in the movie about your life?
    After a disappointing loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, what does New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees do to vent his frustrations? He kicks off a fundraising effort with Samsung and Best Buy to help the Boys and Girls Clubs! Susan Roesgen...
  • Grandma baby-sale case: Infant's mother says she was a pawn in scheme

    Grandma baby-sale case: Infant's mother says she was a pawn in scheme
    Stephanie Fleming says she just wanted to find a loving adoptive home for her newborn son. At 22, unmarried and unsure who the father is, Fleming decided she isn't stable or mature enough to raise a child. That's why the new mom met this month with a...
  • FDLE: Grandma in baby-sale case wanted to cheat daughter

    FDLE: Grandma in baby-sale case wanted to cheat daughter
    Not only did Patty Bigbee try to sell her 10-week-old grandson on the Internet, she hatched a plan to cheat the baby's mother out of her cut of the cash, investigators said Tuesday. Last week, the 45-year-old grandmother from Volusia County tried to...
  • How to choose and set up a system

    How to choose and set up a system
    For decades children have gotten enjoyment out of playing video games. Now as technology and interests have evolved game systems aren't just for the young anymore, but also for the young at heart. Want to get in on the game? Here's what you need to...
  • These travel helpers pack well

    These travel helpers pack well
    Summer is the time to hit the road on vacation. Here are some products that will make traveling a little smoother, direct you if you take a wrong turn, and let you capture your experiences on film, er, SD card. AAA Car Kit AAA makes (or rather,...