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RadioShack files for bankruptcy as Sprint agrees to share stores

Sprint will work with the investor behind RadioShack to re-create the stores under the two brands.

By February 5, 2015


Is Best Buy following CompUSA, Circuit City to certain doom?

Is Best Buy on the same slow but steady march to failure taken by CompUSA and Circuit City?

By March 29, 2012


The strange and inglorious history of tech boutique retailers

Samsung plans to put mini stores within all of Best Buy's stores in the next three months. Can it succeed where others have failed?

By April 3, 2013


The world is better off with Best Buy alive than dead

commentary Best Buy talks a lot about survival these days. It would be the last big box specialty electronics retailer to go.

By March 2, 2013


Staples will reportedly begin selling Apple products in U.S.

Tweets from company employees indicate that the office supply stores will begin carrying Apple products in the U.S., although they don't indicate which products or when.

By February 14, 2013


Best Buy founder's strategy: Cut prices to better compete

The retailer's founder is hoping to revive business by trimming prices while still focusing on customer service, says the Wall Street Journal.

By August 8, 2012


Microsoft and Apple: The roof tile analogy

The Microsoft Surface tablet needs the Microsoft Store -- or something just like it. The hey day of CompUSA-like big box retailers is fading fast.

By July 1, 2012


Best Buy lost share for the first time in a decade, analyst says

More bad news for the big-box electronics retailer, which is facing stronger competition from online stores and other physical retailers.

By April 12, 2012


Worst of all worlds for Best Buy

Even if big-box consumer electronics retailers could conjure up the CEO of their dreams, times have changed.

By April 10, 2012


Best Buy's silver lining: Its mobile business

The big-box retailer's saving grace has been its still humming mobile-devices business. But is it enough to save the company?

By April 10, 2012