| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Best Buy’s sprawling blue big-box stores will start disappearing this year, replaced by more compact shops and mobile-only stores as the country’s largest consumer electronics retailer tries to reclaim revenue from rivals such as Amazon....
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Best Buy Co. Inc. just can’t catch a break. Chairman and founder Richard Schulze is jumping ship earlier than expected, taking with him a 20.1% stake in the struggling electronics retailer.
Schulze, 71, told the company’s board Thursday...
| Jul 13, 2011
Considering the current world of pat-downs, full-body scanners and changing carry-on regulations, it could be that the Scottevest Carry-On Coat ($225 at scottevest.com) is really a traveling man's best friend, and a backup in the event you arrive at...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Best Buy Co. has formed a selection committee to find a new chief executive after an internal investigation into former CEO Brian Dunn’s “personal conduct” led him to resign.
Lisa Caputo, Ronald James and Sanjay Khosla – all...
| Oct 7, 2011
Q: I have a Microsoft Windows XP desktop computer. It is 9 years old ... still works, but I would like to update.
I like the feel of a desktop (used mostly for searching the Net, e-mail, burning CDs) but do not want the wires, speakers, etc., that come...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Consumer electronics chain RadioShack Corp., a strip-mall staple for decades, had another difficult quarter as income tumbled 79% amid competition from Best Buy Co. and slipping demand for consumer electronics.
Net sales for the quarter, which ended Dec....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Best Buy Co.’s Chief Executive Brian Dunn has resigned from the struggling electronics giant, the company said Tuesday.
There was no bad blood affecting the decision, according to Best Buy, “no disagreements … on any matter relating to...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:09 AM
After investigating former Chief Executive Brian Dunn’s relationship with a female employee, an internalBest Buy Co.probe found “extremely poor judgment and a lack of professionalism” but no misuse of the electronics retailer’s...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After leafing through home-design magazines and tabloids with the latest Kardashian news, I finally arrive with my groceries at the front of the checkout line. The cashier and bagger, both so fresh-faced they could be extras in a Mountain Dew commercial,...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Add slumping profit to Best Buy’s difficult first quarter: The struggling electronics retailer’s net income tumbled 26% over the same period in which its CEO resigned, its chairman was replaced and its big-box store model was deemed lacking....
| 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...