Roku & Best Buy create better TV experience with new adve...
Retail - Streaming

Multifaceted first-to-market relationship includes exclusive in-store availability of new Roku-branded TVs, enhanced advertising sales relationship, and in-person SXSW activation SAN JOSE, Calif.&nbs...

Owen Emerson
March 14, 2023

Roku Partners with Best Buy on First-Ever SXSW Activation Brin...
Dining - Press Releases - Retail - Streaming - Tech

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time, Roku (Nasdaq: ROKU), the #1 TV streaming platform in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico*, will bring its iconic Roku City screensaver to life with an i...

Angelina Luspo
February 23, 2023

Instacart Continues to Move Beyond Grocery Delivery With New R...
CPG - Electronics - Household - Retail

Instacart recently announced the launch of its “Big & Bulky” fulfillment option in partnership with multiple retailers such as Big Lots, Container Store and Staples. The Big & Bulky announ...

Modern Retail
September 7, 2022

Best Buy Unveils First Ever Small-Format, Digital-First Store
Electronics - Online - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

Last fall, we shared how we’re testing new store models in Charlotte, North Carolina and how all of them work together to meet our customers’ varied and changing needs. Today we’re introducing...

Faisal Hussain
July 26, 2022

Best Buy, Known for Selling TVs and Smartphones, Expands Into ...
Electronics - Health & Beauty - Household - Retail - Tech

Electric bikes. Patio furniture. Beauty gadgets. Best Buy is adding merchandise that might surprise shoppers who typically think of its stores and website as a place to buy smartphones, laptops and TV...

May 6, 2022

Best Buy Launches Home Pick-Up Recycling Service
Electronics - Press Releases - Retail - Tech

Starting this month, Best Buy, the nation’s largest retail collector of e-waste, is making it easier than ever to get rid of old tech while protecting the environment – by picking it up directly f...

Faisal Hussain
April 22, 2022

Best Buy Launches New Advertising Business, Best Buy Ads
Agencies - Online - Press Releases - Retail

For decades, Best Buy has been helping customers discover, try and buy some of the most innovative products out there. We’d go so far to say that no one knows consumer technology — and has the dee...

Faisal Hussain
January 11, 2022

Best Buy Teams with Tech Influencer Marques Brownlee on New In...
Influencers - Retail - Tech

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy Co. Inc. is partnering with tech influencer, reviewer and video creator Marques Brownlee on “Rewind: Tech from 2021,” in which Brownlee will highlight his to...

January 7, 2022

Fisher-Price Makes a Blue-tooth Chatter Telephone for Adults
Tech - Toys

Technology enthusiasts often eagerly await the release of the newest smartphones, with ads from Apple and Samsung touting all the latest features. But Fisher-Price is urging shoppers to buck the trend...

October 22, 2021

Best Buy Rises on Earnings Beat, Comp Sales Forecast Boost
Finance - Retail

VIDEO: Yahoo Finance’s Brian Sozzi, Myles Udland, and Julie Hyman break down the number’s from Best Buy’s latest quarter. For the full story, visit  Yahoo! Finance -

Yahoo! Finance
September 1, 2021

Best Buy Rides Into Electric Transportation Industry with E-Bi...
Online - Press Releases - Retail - Travel

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Getting from here to there just got a whole lot easier with our new lineup of electric transportation products now available on and coming to select Best Bu...

Faisal Hussain
August 31, 2021

Amazon is Reportedly Planning to Open Department Stores

Some of the first Amazon department stores are expected to be in California and Ohio. The locations will take up roughly 30,000 square feet, around the size of a Kohl’s or T.J. Maxx store but only a...

August 19, 2021

The Best Deals for Prime Day from Best Buy, Target, Amazon, Wa...
Online - Retail

Updated constantly, Prime Day deals have arrived! The Wirecutter Deals team is hard at work sifting through thousands of discounts to find you the best hassle-free deals on Wirecutter picks. For the ...

June 21, 2021

Best Buy Enters Outdoor Market; Adds Grills, Ovens, Heaters, E...
Electronics - Fashion - Retail

Best Buy is betting on Americans continuing to invest in their homes — and that includes their backyards — and gearing up for trips now that restrictions have been mostly lifted. The chain said o...

June 16, 2021

Walmart Joins Target in Thanksgiving Store Closures

The decision is part of Walmart's overall effort to keep an eye on its associates' mental health and well-being throughout the pandemic. The company said it gave employees expanded access to no-cost c...

June 7, 2021

Best Buy Launches Smartphone for Elderly Community

Packed with health and safety features, Lively Smart taps into Verizon's network. Best Buy has announced it will be selling a new phone for the elderly community, with Lively Smart touted as being a ...

May 21, 2021

The Top 10 U.S. Retail E-Commerce Companies Are…
Online - Retail

Amazon continues to dominate U.S. e-commerce sales, far outdistancing its closest competitor, Walmart. Amazon’s U.S. e-commerce sales will increase by 15.3% this year to $367.19 billion, after surg...

Chain Store Age
May 7, 2021

Best Buy President to Leave After 17 Years at Chain
Electronics - Retail

Best Buy said Thursday that its president and chief operating officer is stepping down in July after more than 17 years with the chain. The Minneapolis-based consumer electronics retailer will not re...

ABC News
April 30, 2021

Amazon Plans to Catch Wayfair with Furniture Assembly Service
Household - Retail

Amazon is experimenting with a premium service that lets customers opt to have furniture or appliances assembled as soon they arrive at their homes, according to people familiar with the plan. The mo...

April 19, 2021

Walmart, Costco, and Uber are competing more than ever for lab...
Retail - Tech

US retailers have long been competing with one another for workers in a high-turnover industry. What’s new is that the gig economy—steering more into delivery—is joining the competition for labor, ...

April 16, 2021

4 Ways Consumer Spending Will Change Once More People Are Vacc...

Here are four predictions of post-pandemic trends, based on surveys and reports by experts: Consumers are still anxious, and that may influence what they buy and how they shop. Grocery shopping may b...

April 12, 2021

Retailers Are Launching Membership Programs to Compete with Am...

Memberships are starting to replace loyalty programs, as retailers look for more lucrative ways to squeeze recurring revenue out of their existing customers. On Wednesday, Best Buy announced that it ...

Modern Retail
April 9, 2021

Best Buy’s New Beta Program Promises Concierge Tech Support ...
Electronics - Retail - Tech

Best Buy is piloting a new paid membership service that would provide exclusive perks, including concierge-style tech support and exclusive pricing. The subscription service, which will cost $200 a ye...

The Verge
April 8, 2021

What Will 80,000 Closed Stores Mean for America’s Retailers?

If you look up, do you see the retail sky falling, or is a brand new day about to dawn? Headlines that echo forecasts of thousands of stores closing their doors over the next five years seem alarming...

Retail Wire
April 6, 2021

The Best Video Game Subscription Deals Right Now
Electronics - Gaming

Online game subscriptions are quite common in the gaming industry. Whether it's a subscription for an online service for multiplayer gaming or Netflix-like services that provide access to a massive li...

The Verge
April 2, 2021

How Brands Design Loyalty Programs with Data in Mind
Branding - Online - Retail - Tech

In-house rewards and loyalty programs continue to rise in popularity, as brands are seeking out new ways to collect first-party data. There are a few reasons why data collection is becoming the domin...

Modern Retail
March 31, 2021

Radio Shack Once Again Crawls Out of the Grave
Electronics - Retail

Radio Shack, the once-popular electronics chain, went bankrupt in 2015 and again in 2017. The physical stores, once a nerd’s paradise full of electronic components and computer gear, closed one by o...

March 26, 2021

Best Buy Is Speeding Changes to Adapt to a Post-pandemic Consu...

Best Buy CEO Corie Barry said the pandemic has forever changed the way consumers shop — and the retailer is not waiting to adapt. On Thursday, she laid out how Best Buy will transform its workfo...

March 1, 2021

As Store Owners Sign More Short-term Leases, Landlords Are Tak...

Retailers and their landlords are engaged in a high-stakes game of risk right now. And it will be a few years until we find out which party is on the winning side. As thousands of retail leases come ...

February 26, 2021

Best Buy Expected to Close Even More Stores in 2021 Than Usual...

The days of jumping in the car to gaze at big-screen TVs at your neighborhood Best Buy may be numbered. Best Buy could close more stores than usual in 2021 as the shift to online shopping accelerates...

USA Today
February 26, 2021

Xbox Series X Restock Updates for GameStop, Amazon, Best Buy, ...
Electronics - Gaming

After proving elusive for four months, the Xbox Series X and Series S have both returned to the shelves. GameStop restocked the former on Wednesday and the latter has been available from Amazon, Anton...

February 25, 2021

Fry’s Electronics Suddenly Went Out of Business
Retail - Tech

Fry's Electronics suddenly closed all of its stores overnight, ending a nearly four-decade run in business. The company, which had 31 stores across nine US states, said in a statement on its website ...

February 24, 2021

Future Of Retail: The Store As A Hub Model And The Consumer Is...

The year 2020 was an unprecedented test of adaptability for brands and retailers and a year that transformed consumer behavior. Retailers including Target, Nike, Williams Sonoma, and Best Buy (to...

January 4, 2021

Walmart boosts new advertisers on media network by 40%

Walmart is among the retailers that are building media networks to help marketers stand out, not only in stores but also in their e-commerce channels that have become a significant source of revenue g...

December 22, 2020

What’s selling in 2020’s holiday season

What consumers actually bought during the holiday season doesn't look a whole lot different than what sold well at the start of the pandemic. Products in the home and office categories flew off the sh...

December 17, 2020

Apple, Airpods Max sold out till 2021
Electronics - Retail

Wondering where to buy AirPods Max now that the Apple Store is sold out? You're not alone. You won't be able to get the AirPods Max directly from the Apple Store on December 15, according to the offic...

Tech Radar
December 9, 2020

Winners and losers of Black Friday 2020
Online - Retail

This year, retailers collectively blew up the traditional start to the holiday shopping season. Online sales, curbside and store pickup all surged as a sales event defined by the pandemic took shape. ...

Marketing Dive
November 30, 2020

Fortnite-themed Nintendo Switch bundle lands at Amazon, Best B...

The Nintendo Switch was released three years ago, but it's still incredibly difficult to get your hands on one, particularly in the hullabaloo of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. But now there's a...

November 30, 2020

Best Buy posts ‘blockbuster’ Q3 with digital sales...
Electronics - Retail

Online revenue in the U.S. spiked 173.7%, hitting $3.8 billion, while digital's share of Best Buy's total domestic revenue more than doubled, coming to 35.2% in Q3.   Best Buy kept up its blazi...

Retail Dive
November 24, 2020

Target, Best Buy, Walmart and Macy’s Black Friday plans

Kiss Black Friday in-store doorbusters goodbye. For the full story, visit USA Today  -

USA Today
October 29, 2020

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