| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Richard Schulze, Best Buy Co.’s largest shareholder, missed his window this week to attempt a takeover of the electronics retailer.
But if its fourth quarter financials are any indication, the struggling company may not need him.
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Struggling electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. said Tuesday that it is cutting 400 employees at its Richfield, Minn., headquarters in an effort to save $150 million.
Most of the savings won’t come from salaries, according to a company...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:49 PM
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!
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Electronics retailers can’t seem to hold on to their head honchos these days, as RadioShack Corp. said its chief executive, James F. Gooch, was stepping down.
Gooch’s departure is effective immediately and the company’s board is already...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:43 AM
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:...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A Queens couple's relationship is star crossed, after pleading guilty in one of the biggest credit card and identity scams in U.S history.
Amar Singh admitted that he was behind the manufacturing of fake credit cards with stolen accounts and lured...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Richard Schulze has offered $24 to $26 a share to buy Best Buy, the teetering electronics retailer he founded in 1966 and helped run for decades before being elbowed out in a scandal this spring.
Schulze is already the Minnesota company’s largest...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Target says it understands when people change their minds about a purchase. "No" and "problem" are among the first words of its return policy.
Target pledges to scan a receipt or packing slip to ease each return. For those who have lost the receipt,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 11:58 AM
The Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy Advisory Committee is recruiting volunteers for the county's first class of watershed stewards. Stewards will learn how to design and build projects that reduce the amount of storm-water...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 7:22 PM
If you receive a text massage from Best Buy claiming that you won a $1,000 gift card, don't believe it.
The scam directs people to a website, asking them to enter a three-digit code in order to claim the prize.
Best Buy Corporate Office is aware of...