Best Buy

Best Buy

Best Buy, an American electronics retailer, focuses on supplying its customers with the latest in high-quality tech products and electronics. The company focuses on providing a one of a kind experience when it comes to shopping for consumer electronics. Over the past two decades the retail giant has been assigned such accolades as appearing on lists for “Most Admired Companies”, “America’s Most Generous Corporations” and “Specialty Retailer of the Decade.”

Hours and Locations

Many of the Best Buy  stores open at 10:00am and close at 9:00pm Monday through Saturday. Sunday hours are typically shortened and usually run  from 10:00am to 8:00pm. Even though most of the chain operates by the same hours it is always best to research the closest location to you before leaving. It’s also a good idea to keep in mind operating hours could change during  holidays like New Year's day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Good Friday and Black Friday. is often used by people who are trying to find out if “there is a Best Buy near me, that’s open today”.

Our retail locator will help you find both the location and hours of operation of any store. With over 1,000  locations spread throughout the country, it is easy to visit a shop for all of your electrical needs. This is especially true if you find yourself in either California, Florida, or Texas as each has a high number of stores.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Best Buy

Best Buy has been a supplier of electronic goods for more than 50 years and the go to spot for things such as TVs, computers, audio systems and much more. As our culture becomes more focused on the new tech, it is important to choose the best retailers to buy from. Here are 5 facts for you to review to make sure Best Buy is the best tech retailer for you.

  1. A former CIA agent was hired by the retailer to be the Senior Vice President of Consumer Affairs.
  2. You can bring in old electronics into any location to have them recycled.
  3. The logo for the company has only been around for the last 25 years.
  4. The original name for the brand was the “Sound of Music”.
  5. The retail chain was one of the first to introduce plastic gift cards.

Products & Services

As a major retailer of technology products, services, and solutions, Best Buy provides it customers with unlimited options. Consumers have offerings include consumer electronics  such as digital imaging, health and fitness, home automation, home theater, and portable audio products; computing and mobile phones, networking products, tablets, smart watches, and e readers. As the tech industry continues to increase so will the offerings of Best Buy.

A Brief History

In 1966, Richard Schulze and his business partner opened a store called “Sound of Music”. By 1983 the company had seven stores and was producing an excesses of $10 million in annual sales. It had also rebranded itself as Best Buy, and started to focus on all areas of electronic retail. The business model also changed as new locations featured a high-volume, low price business model. The second revision of the store happened in 1989 when the upper management decided to start placing all stock on the sales floor rather than in a stock room. Continued success has lead to the company breaking the $1 billion in annual revenues in 1992.

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