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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

Obituary: Harry Misteri of The Audio Store Passes Away at 65

Partner in The Audio Store in Newington, Conn., since 1988, Misteri led the retail store’s custom electronics business for decades.

CE Pro Editors · August 21, 2020

Last Blockbuster Video Store Available as Airbnb Rental

Last Blockbuster Video store in the world will offer overnight sleepovers for local residents for just $4 in September. Which movie would you watch?

Jason Knott · August 19, 2020

Microsoft Announces Plans to Close All Retail Stores

Microsoft has decided to close all but four Microsoft Store locations across the globe. These new locations will be “reimagined” as experienced centers.

Andrew Nichols · June 26, 2020

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Latest Nationwide Marketing Group Survey: 48% of Dealers Increase Sales

States’ reopening efforts, website enhancements, federal aid positively impacting members’ growth amid coronavirus crisis, latest Nationwide Marketing Group survey reveals.

Arlen Schweiger · June 02, 2020

Best Buy Retains 81% of Sales During Pandemic

Best Buy reports a 155% uptick in online sales and retains 81% of sales during last six weeks of Q1, despite stores being closed during pandemic.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2020