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Best Buy Needs to Fund the Hardware Revolution by Launching a Kickstarter Competitor

2 years agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Best buy is getting left behind. No longer the the tentpole company in electronics retailing, the big box chain has been relegated to little more than an unofficial showroom for Amazon. With declining numbers and newly appointed CEO Hubert Joly taking the place of the company’s departing founder, it’s apparent that now is the time to start thinking differently. Joly needs to differentiate crusty old brick and mortar retailer from its we-can-deliver-anything-immediately, ecommerce-only competitors by offering consumers exclusive access to new and innovative products.
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Amazon Launches Electronics Trade-In Program, iPhone Deals Start Immediately

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (3 years ago)

Want to get rid of your digital camera, MP3 player, smartphone or other pieces of electronics you no longer need or want? Amazon may be willing to pay you for your used goods through their newly available electronics trade-in progra... Read Post

HBO Is Coming To Amazon—And You Don't Need To Be A HBO Subscriber

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (22 hours ago)

Amazon on Wednesday announced a licensing agreement with HBO, which will bring a number of premium shows to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video Service and bring the HBO Go mobile app to the company’s new Fire TV set-top streaming box, whi... Read Post

Best Buy’s Low-Price Guarantee: The End of Showrooming?

Technology : Techland: News (last year)

Bloomberg’s Chris Burritt reports that retail behemoth Best Buy is introducing a permanent price-matching policy. It covers other chains which sell electronics, but also 19 major online competitors including Amazon, which often aggr... Read Post


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