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Magnolia Audio Visual Founder Len Tweten Dies at 94

Len Tweten formed Magnolia in 1954 and was early pioneer of audio and home theater before selling to Best Buy in 1988.

Jason Knott · June 17, 2021

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Best Buy Q1 Sales Up Whopping 37%

Best Buy revenues were ‘stronger than expected’ with $11.6 billion in sales from February through May. Company raises forecasts.

Jason Knott · May 27, 2021

Best Buy President Stepping Down

Best Buy president Mike Mohan is leaving the company after 17 years. His role will not be replaced, but distributed among other executives.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2021

Just One Touch Uses Creativity and Clever Marketing to Blend Retail and Custom Integration

Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center uses marketing and instinctual ingenuity to master the elusive formula of combining CE retail with custom installation.

Jason Knott · April 22, 2021

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Best Buy Beta $199 Pilot Membership Program Has Amazon Prime Feel

Best Buy Beta membership pilot program includes free shipping, free installation on certain products and unlimited Geek Squad tech support.

Jason Knott · April 14, 2021

Best Buy Q4 Revenues Up 12.6%; Cuts 5,000 Jobs

Best Buy announces solid Q4 revenues with home theater as a driver. Total Tech Support program remains strong. Retail store closings on tap.

Jason Knott · February 26, 2021

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COVID-19 Forces Fry’s Electronics to Shut Down

The West Coast electronics retailer Fry’s Electronics is shutting its doors due to COVID-19.

Robert Archer · February 24, 2021

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Epson Sues 4 Amazon-Sold Projector Brands over Brightness Claims

Epson aims to ensure consumers aren’t misled and can easily measure and compare brightness specification based on industry standards; suits filed against Vankyo, WiMiUS, GooDee and Bomaker.

CE Pro Editors · November 25, 2020

L.A. Integrator Builds LG OLED Tower of Power Display

Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center constructs 360-degree, 20-foot-tall tower mounted with a dozen LG Electronics 4K and 8K TVs.

Jason Knott · October 28, 2020

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Best Buy Shatters Q2 Sales Expectations

Best Buy total sales rise 5.8% for Q2 to $9.9 billion, with online sales up 242%, driven by home office and home schooling needs.

Jason Knott · August 25, 2020