Best Buy (NYSE:BBY)

Does Best Buy Have Too Many Stores?

Retailer after retailer has cut store counts over the past year. Some chains have shuttered many of their locations. One that has done very little pruning is Best Buy Co. Inc. ...
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5 Things You Can Do With Virtual Reality

Most people expect big things from the market for virtual reality (VR) gear. After all, when Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) paid $2 billion for Oculus Rift in 2014, that pretty ...
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RadioShack Bankruptcy Puts 1,500 Stores at Risk

RadioShack parent, General Wireless Operations, made a voluntary Chapter 11 filing yesterday. The company stated it would close 200 stores immediately. General Wireless is "evaluating options" for another 1,300, the ...
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Best Buy Earnings Are Proof Amazon Is Killing Retail

When Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fourth-quarter results Wednesday morning, the company posted operating income of $881 million on sales totaled $13.48 billion in the quarter. That works ...
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Best Buy Dividend Hike Fails to Offset Earnings Disappointment

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fourth-quarter and full-year fiscal 2017 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer of electronics gear posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share ...
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Costco, Dillard’s Top Widely Regarded Customer Satisfaction List

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its latest evaluation of major American retailers. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) led in the two major ...
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Top 9 Retail Earnings Coming Out This Week

The first round of retail earnings has come and gone. Now we are seeing more major retailers getting ready to report. The broad markets have been on an absolute tear, with ...
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Why Costco Has Been Able to Avoid the Amazon Trap

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has tightened its grip on e-commerce over the past few years, and even now retailers are feeling the squeeze. The likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Caterpillar, Nokia, UnitedHealth, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday, and the Dow is now up over 20,000 again. Even though the bull market is nearing eight years old, investors keep finding new reasons to ...
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Best Buy Makes Last, Best Offers for 2016

Sometimes it seems like retailers will take any occasion to try to create a promotion around. After a two-month long holiday shopping season, the one remaining occasion is the end ...
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Zero Shopping Days Left Until Christmas

Christmas is hours away. The chance to shop has only hours left as well. This means every retailer of any size knows what its fate is. Chief executive officers are ...
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Best Buy Promotes Merchandise Under $100 as Holiday Shopping Ends

It's the day before the night before Christmas, and retailers continue to dream that shoppers are still stirring and not snug in their beds. For retailers, visions of sugar plums ...
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Best Buy Wants You to Wrap Up Your Shopping Today

With Christmas just five days away, the time for last-minute shoppers to pick up an online bargain has arrived. At least, it has arrived if you want to take advantage ...
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Amazon Destroys Competition, Taking 30% of Cyber Weekend Sales

No wonder so many large retail chains continue to close stores, and will do more in the future. As e-commerce sales rise as a portion of total retail, a huge ...
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3 Tips for Shopping on Cyber Monday

Black Friday is now in the rear-view mirror and many retailers are gearing up for Cyber Monday, November 28. Some have already lifted the veil on their Cyber Monday deals ...
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