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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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Why big-box retail needs a serious upgrade

Business & Finance : Venture Beat (2 years ago)

Guest Post Last week, I had an experience at a large national electronics chain that brought home how far the big box retailers are falling behind their online competitors. Read Post

Amazon Launches Electronics Trade-In Program, iPhone Deals Start Immediately

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (4 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

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

Technology : Techland: News (2 years ago)

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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