A contributor for Forbes says the retailer is going down. Larry Downes quotes numbers that show Best Buy losing market share and analysts who say the worst is yet to come. But the gist, Downes says, is simple: "Walk into one of the company’s retail locations or shop online. And try, really try, not to lose your temper."
State lawmaker Tou Xiong apologizes after driving under the influence
The state representative was pulled over on the night of Jan. 8.
Duluth hospital requiring visitors to show vax proof, neg. test
The health care system is also tightening visitor guidelines.
Ridgeview halting urgent care at a Twin Cities site 'until further notice'
The organization cited "growing emergency medical needs" at the facility.
Charges: MN high school counselor sexually assaulted student
The 16-year-old victim had regularly gone to him for academic help and other support, authorities say.
Proctor investigation: Senior charged with sexually assaulting teammate
The criminal charges come after a monthslong review of the allegations.
Ordway will require vaccinated audience members also be boosted
If someone has not gotten a booster shot, they will have to show a negative COVID test.
U of M to require vaccine or negative test proof for large events
The policy doesn't go into effect until late-January.
Massive ice maze to open in Stillwater on Saturday
Last year's event attracted 31,000 people.
Man indicted for first-degree murder in ex-wife's death
He's accused of killing her days after she remarried.
Crashes, spinouts piling up as snow blankets southern MN
Snow is expected to continue throughout the day.
CentraCare pausing COVID tests for asymptomatic people
It's due to a low supply of tests and staff.
Best Buy CEO responds to critics after Forbes article predicts company's demise
The retailer's top executive says critics raise some valid points but that anyone questioning the validity of the business model is recklessly ignoring "overwhelming evidence to the contrary."
Best Buy figures out China's middle class
Western exporters, faced with anemic growth in Europe and North America, are banking on China's rapidly growing middle class. But Western companies have misjudged Chinese shoppers' priorities and clumsily tried to export U.S.-style stores. Best Buy is unlocking the mysteries of these consumers -- through trial and error, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Best Buy CEO: We'll rise despite upheaval
After a series of bombshells that have shaken the company, Best Buy's interim CEO is trying to reassure employees that the electronics retail giant will rebound and rise again. "This has undoubtedly been the most difficult period in Best Buy's history," G. Mike Mikan said in a video message to employees Tuesday, the Pioneer Press reports.
Buyout speculation surrounds Best Buy, Supervalu
The two major Minnesota-based companies have watched stock prices drop dramatically as they struggle to grow sales. Some analysts believe the Richfield-based electronics retail giant and the Eden Prairie-based supermarket operator could be a prime target for cheap leveraged buyouts. The Star Tribune explains...
An electric week for Best Buy
Minnesota-based electronics retail giant Best Buy, reeling from a string of bad news in recent months, had another interesting week. On Thursday, founder Richard Schulze cut ties to the company's board. Would he sell his stake in the company, position himself for a private takeover, or something else?
Best Buy stock up 3 percent after Black Friday crowds turn out for electronics
TVs, especially, were top sellers on the year's biggest shopping day, and among retailers, Best Buy seems to have done especially well. The early data says the retailer saw a huge jump in the number of Black Friday shoppers.
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