Best Buy Locations
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics in the United States. It accounts for 19% of the consumer electronics market. It also has locations in Mexico, Canada, China, Turkey and the United Kingdom. The company's subsidiaries include Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, and Pacific Sales. In Canada Best Buy operates under both the Best Buy and Future Shop label for it's store locations. Combined these operate more than 1,150 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, China, Mexico, and Turkey. In addition, the company has rolled out over 100 Best Buy Express Automated Retail stores or "ZoomShops", operated by Zoom Systems, in airports and malls around the U.S.. The company's corporate head offices are located in Richfield, Minnesota.
Best Buy was named "Company of the Year" by Forbes magazine in 2004, "Specialty Retailer of the Decade" by Discount Store News in 2001, ranked in the Top 10 of "America's Most Generous Corporations" by Forbes magazine in 2005 (based on 2004 giving), and made Fortune magazine's List of Most Admired Companies in 2006.
On March 9, 2009, Best Buy became the primary electronics retail store (online and bricks and mortar) in the eastern United States, after smaller rival Circuit City went out of business. Fry's Electronics remains a major competitor in the western United States. Many locations feature in-store pickup, which can be arranged through the company's website.
Best Buy is also the largest retailer of cellular phones with phones from Verizon Wireless, AT&T Wireless, Sprint PCS, and T-Mobile. They also sell tablets such as the Dell Streak, Apple iPad, Huawei Ideos S7, and Samsung Galaxy Tab. Best Buy also has standalone Best Buy Mobile stores in shopping malls that only sell cellular phones, tablets, Apple iPods, laptops, notebooks, and wireless broadband cards. Best Buy Mobile is also the only cellular phone retailer to feature no mail-in rebates for all of their cellular phones.
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