| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Best Buy Co. has formed a selection committee to find a new chief executive after an internal investigation into former CEO Brian Dunn’s “personal conduct” led him to resign.
Lisa Caputo, Ronald James and Sanjay Khosla – all...
| Oct 7, 2011
Q: I have a Microsoft Windows XP desktop computer. It is 9 years old ... still works, but I would like to update.
I like the feel of a desktop (used mostly for searching the Net, e-mail, burning CDs) but do not want the wires, speakers, etc., that come...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Consumer electronics chain RadioShack Corp., a strip-mall staple for decades, had another difficult quarter as income tumbled 79% amid competition from Best Buy Co. and slipping demand for consumer electronics.
Net sales for the quarter, which ended Dec....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Best Buy Co.’s Chief Executive Brian Dunn has resigned from the struggling electronics giant, the company said Tuesday.
There was no bad blood affecting the decision, according to Best Buy, “no disagreements … on any matter relating to...
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After leafing through home-design magazines and tabloids with the latest Kardashian news, I finally arrive with my groceries at the front of the checkout line. The cashier and bagger, both so fresh-faced they could be extras in a Mountain Dew commercial,...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Add slumping profit to Best Buy’s difficult first quarter: The struggling electronics retailer’s net income tumbled 26% over the same period in which its CEO resigned, its chairman was replaced and its big-box store model was deemed lacking....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Richard Schulze has offered $24 to $26 a share to buy Best Buy, the teetering electronics retailer he founded in 1966 and helped run for decades before being elbowed out in a scandal this spring.
Schulze is already the Minnesota company’s largest...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Beleaguered Best Buy will close three stores in Southern California as part of a previously announced plan to shut 50 locations by the end of the year.
The three stores are at 10861 Weyburn Ave. in Westwood; 4120 E. 4th St. in Ontario; and 2857 Park Ave....
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:52 AM
Even before yesterday's news of the death of Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder often was compared to another American inventor and creative force, Thomas Edison.
With respect to Mr. Edison, there was another man who seemed to be an equally creative...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
So-called second screen viewing, when people watch TV with a portable device, is on the upswing. Measurement firm Nielsen found that people used tablets to check their email, hunt for sports scores and seek information about the show or a commercial...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Google has received a court order that says it must guarantee that faces and license plates are unrecognizable when it publishes scenes in Switzerland in its Street View maps. The ruling handed down by the Swiss Federal Administrative Court on Monday will...