| Jul 10, 2012
| 10:31 PM
Folks line up at places like Best Buy to get their hands on the latest electronics.
But, when a car crashed with a de-facto ‘Best Buy’ in its back seat, police say the driver and his two passengers couldn't run away from the goods fast...
| May 7, 2012
Springtime. The weather’s getting warmer, people are getting outside. Shopping is probably one of the last things on your mind.
“It kind of falls in a valley, nobody thinks about it. It’s not a holiday, it’s not considered...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:55 AM
Best Buy Co. Inc. chairman and founder Richard Schulze resigned from the board of the electronics retailer Thursday.
Schulze, who served as the company's director for 36 years, controls roughly 20.1% percent of Best Buy shares. He said that he will...
| May 9, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Chicago police are looking for the person who drove a van into a Best Buy store in Logan Square and stole more than $35,000 worth of merchandise.
It happened around 5:45 a.m. Monday at the Best Buy on 2100 North Elston Avenue.
Police say someone smashed...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Burglars used a van to smash in a door of a Best Buy store in Lincoln Park.
It happened at about midnight at the store at 1000 West North Avenue.
Police say a side door of the building was ripped out and left lying on the sidewalk.
Police have not said...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A.T. Gillespie and Lisa Folajtar, two avid archery competitors, have been talking about opening their own place for the sport for awhile.
The two longtime friends finally saw their plans come to fruition with Archery Addictions, which they opened a few...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:09 AM
After investigating former Chief Executive Brian Dunn’s relationship with a female employee, an internalBest Buy Co.probe found “extremely poor judgment and a lack of professionalism” but no misuse of the electronics retailer’s...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Summer is here and the time is right for jamming at the beach or the pool. These days you don't need to lug around a huge boom box or radio to hear your tunes. First of all, you need a set of speakers, like the high quality jawbone boombox. Its...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Target says it understands when people change their minds about a purchase. "No" and "problem" are among the first words of its return policy.
Target pledges to scan a receipt or packing slip to ease each return. For those who have lost the receipt,...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:45 AM
One company is announcing a new vacation policy. Smallbox web marketing agency says employees are free to work whenever they want and for however long they want.
According to the IBJ, the new unlimited time off policy means the company now defines work...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:10 AM
Electronics retailers can’t seem to hold on to their head honchos these days, as RadioShack Corp. said its chief executive, James F. Gooch, was stepping down.
Gooch’s departure is effective immediately and the company’s board is already...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:49 PM
After a disappointing loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, what does New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees do to vent his frustrations? He kicks off a fundraising effort with Samsung and Best Buy to help the Boys and Girls Clubs!