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Tag Archives: Best Buy

Boom or Bust Black Thursday? Both.

The title of this blog might seem strange, if you weren’t keyed in to the fact that retailers have been opening their doors to “Black Friday” shoppers earlier each year. Most of the major in-store deals started this year at 6 PM on Thanksgiving, and so I began my annual pilgrimage a little earlier this year. I was focused on TVs, and the key Black Friday door-buster specials this year were once again spectacular.

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Black Friday TV Shoppers Go Big, Then Go Home

Heading out for the usual Black Friday surveying ritual is getting tougher and tougher each year as the Black Friday sales continue their incursion on our Thanksgiving celebrations. As is typical of TV related Black Friday promotions, targeting the sub-$500 mark is key for success, and this year is no exception. Continue Reading

Major Changes At Best Buy Now, Maybe More to Come For The CE Industry

In a somewhat surprising bit of news today, the CEO of Best Buy, Brian Dunn, announced his resignation. Dunn was a 28-year veteran of the leading electronics retailer in the US and rose up through the ranks after starting as a salesperson. Continue Reading