Best Buy Makes Last, Best Offers for 2016

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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 of the old year and the beginning of the new. It does have a certain psychological impact after all.

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is promoting end-of-2016 pricing on hundreds of items, with the sale pricing ending at midnight Saturday. The offer kicked off on Christmas day and has been running for a week already, but not everyone knows that.

Being a seller primarily of consumer electronics, Best Buy is featuring electronic gear of all sorts, from fitness bands to UltraHD TVs. Here are a few of the offers that caught our eye.

A Dell Inspiron two-in-one, 13.3-inch laptop with 8 gigabytes (GB) of memory and a 256 GB solid state drive in gray (model #I7378-0028GRY) for $599.99, a savings of $200 (25%) from the regular price of $599.99. An open-box version is available for $539.99, and two-day shipping is free.

Bose SoundLink wireless around-ear headphones II in black (model #SOUNDLINK AE WIRELESS HP II B) are selling for $229.99, a savings of $50 (18%) from the regular price. Free standard shipping is included.

A Toshiba 50-inch LED 1080p HDTV in black (model #50L420U) sells for $279.99, a savings of $70 (25%) from the regular price of $279.99. Free two-day shipping is included and an open-box version is available for $251.99.

A Garmin Vivosmart HR activity tracker and heart rate (model #010-01955-06) is offered at $99.99, a savings of $50 (33%) with free two-day shipping. The device is available in black, blue or purple.

A Lenovo 310-15IKB 15.6-inch laptop with 8 GB of memory and a 1 terabyte hard drive (model #80TV00WGUS) is selling for $499.99, a savings of $50 (9%). Free two-day shipping is included.