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Here’s What Best Buy Plans To Do In FY 2016

CEO Hubert Joly attributed the topline growth and margin improvements seen during the year to their investments in inventory availability, multi-channel execution and a more targeted marketing approach. However, industry and economic...Show More Summary

The iPhone 6 Plus is killing tablet sales

Consumers are shying away from tablets. Sales of the handheld devices have crashed 30% across the industry, Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly said on an earnings conference call. Best Buy's tablet sales declined less than the industry average, although the company declined to give specifics. Show More Summary

Best Buy Is Crashing

Shares of Best Buy are down by more than 9% in pre-market trading. In the electronics retailers' new holiday sales report, CEO Hubert Joly outlined a number of challenges the electronics retailer might face in 2015, including deflationary...Show More Summary

Best Buy Co Inc (BBY), Home Depot Inc (HD), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX): Tom Stemberg’s Prediction On Holiday Performance

The holiday shopping season is again with us, and investors want to know which retailers are going to win or lose at the end of it all. On CNBC’s Street Signs, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) co-founder and former CEO, Tom Stemberg, discussed some interesting names in the retail space. He looked at names such as Best […]

New plan makes it easier than ever to buy AT&T’s best phones for $0 down

The wireless industry in the United States is in something of a transitional period. Things were fairly stagnant for quite some time and then T-Mobile rocked the industry last year, led by outspoken CEO John Legere and his “Uncarrier” initiatives. Show More Summary

Tim Cook: iPad sales slump is just a speed bump

8 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

The state of the tablet industry has not been promising lately. Over the last few months Apple reported slumping iPad sales, Best Buy’s CEO declared that tablet sales are “crashing,” and every analyst and pundit has been eager to declare … Read more ›

SmartThings CEO: We’re keeping the platform open after the Samsung buy

8 months agoTechnology / Mobile : jkOnTheRun

Alex Hawkinson, the CEO of SmartThings wasn't looking to sell his startup. But after Samsung approached him in May, it seemed like the best way to take advantage of the smart home opportunity. SmartThings CEO: We’re keeping the platform open after the Samsung buy originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

Laptop Sales Head North As Tablet Sales Go The Opposite Direction

More and more people are relying on tablets for their day-to-day online activities and for a time, it seemed that they put an end to the era of laptops. Laptops, however, are making a comeback according to Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly. Joly said that tablet sales soared, but they are now crashing. The past

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Said To Buy LA Clippers For $2B

Steve Ballmer, best known for his long tenure as the CEO of Microsoft, is reportedly set to purchase the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for $2 billion, according to the LA Times. Previously, he had been tipped to bid $1.8 billion...Show More Summary

Don't call Warren Buffett a tax hypocrite

Warren Buffett — the Oracle of Omaha and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway — is best known as an entrepreneur and value investor, whose philosophy of identifying undervalued stocks and buying and holding them for years has made him the second richest person on the planet, and for a while last decade, the very richest. Show More Summary

The Best Part About Facebook Buying Oculus VR? The Headsets Will Be Cheaper

An Oculus Rift headset on every face. Now that Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion, the company can sell the headsets at cost, CEO Brendan Iribe tells Time. You can preorder the developer kit today for $350. But that price will drop in the future. Show More Summary

The Future of B2B Lead Generation: Professional Referral Channels

The following is a guest contributed post from Dick Beedon, CEO of Amplifinity. There seems to be a consensus that referrals are the best form of leads. They close faster, buy more and stay longer. In fact, great sales people have been good at generating referrals for what seems like forever. Until recently, large corporations […]

Is Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) A Good Stock To Buy After Satya Nadella?

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a new CEO. Satya Nadella is taking over for Steve Ballmer. From the outside, this may look like one of the best CEO jobs in the tech industry. However, as we dig deeper it is easy to see that there is a lot of pressure associated with the position. There is […]

10 Weekend Reads

My longer form reads to start your weekend: • Indecision is sometimes the best way to decide (Aeon) • Most Germans don’t buy their homes, they rent. Here’s why (Quartz) • The Techtopus: How Silicon Valley’s most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engineers’ wages (Pando Daily) • Swedroe: The Sad Truth About...Read More

Best Buy shares dive on disappointing holiday sales

CEO calls latest financial results a "speed bump," but concedes it will take years to reverse the electronics retailer's decline

Things Could Get Even Worse For Best Buy

Best Buy shares are collapsing after the company reported abysmal holiday sales results. The disaster is surprising to many because Best Buy's turnaround had been lauded by Wall Street analysts for the past year. CEO Hubert Joly presented...Show More Summary

What Is a Best Buy... Really

Have you ever heard of Hubert Joly? No worries -- no one else had either when he was named the CEO of Best Buy in mid 2012. NB -- I'm sorry to feature an American retailer -- but Joly is French and the story I believe is universal and important. Back to my narrative... Not only was he French, he came -- horrors -- from the travel industry... Show More Summary

NRF CEO Shay: We’re seeing “record-breaking” numbers

Dozens of retailers responded to consumer demand by opening stores earlier than ever on Thanksgiving night, including Macy’s, Toys “R” Us, Walmart and Best Buy, to name a few. When asked about the fact that they opened on Thanksgiving...Show More Summary

NRF CEO Shay: We’re seeing “recording breaking” numbers

Dozens of retailers responded to consumer demand by opening stores earlier than ever on Thanksgiving night, including Macy’s, Toys “R” Us, Walmart and Best Buy, to name a few, When asked about the fact that they opened on Thanksgiving...Show More Summary

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