An anonymous executive claims the retailer "got the jitters" and ditched a national TV campaign. But the chief in charge of Best Buy's European operations disputes that.
Police: Teen with machete damages shelves at Eden Prairie grocery store
Police arrested the 18-year-old at Jerry's Foods.
Ringo Starr's late cancellation of MN show was because he has COVID-19
The Beatles drummer was due to perform in Minnesota Sunday.
Fire destroys cafe, two other business properties in downtown Fairfax
A former pizza joint was also destroyed, while two other properties were damaged.
Woman dies from injuries in crash that killed her husband, another man
The couple in their 80s died in the collision near Lake Lillian.
2 Park Nicollet employees convicted of embezzling $500,000
The pair worked at a CPAP clinic in St. Louis Park.
No Jingle Ball this year? Twin Cities left off iHeartRadio holiday tour
The annual touring event usually visits the Xcel Energy Center.
Target gives first look at some of its Deal Days discounts
The Minneapolis retailer is holding its Deal Days event earlier than ever, in an attempt to drive sales after a turbulent year.
Man dies after crashing truck into western Wisconsin lake
The victim was unable to make it to shore despite being able to get out of his truck.
Sheriff: Man who didn't return to campsite died in ATV crash
It happened at the Foothills State Forest and Spider Lake ATV Recreation Area
Chinese billionaire settles lawsuit over alleged rape in Minneapolis
The tech billionaire was accused of sexually assaulting a University of Minnesota student in 2018.
Frontline worker payments: Over a million Minnesotans to get $487.45
Gov. Tim Walz says the payments will start going out on Wednesday.
Ed Sheeran to bring North America stadium tour to Minneapolis
It's the second show announced for the Vikings stadium in 2023.
Best Buy closing all big-box stores in U.K.
The retailer is shutting down all 11 of its big-box stores in the United Kingdom by the end of the year. The company says its rethinking its strategy in Europe after the stores proved to be a drain on its financials. Meanwhile, the retailer also announced that its buying out Carphone's interest in its Best Buy Mobile business as it tries to more fully capitalize on the mobile industry.
Best Buy chief marketing officer resigns
Barry Judge is the third executive to depart the Richfield-based electronics retailer this year. Former Starbucks executive Stephen Gillett is expected to take over his role. The Pioneer Press reports the resignation is not related to former CEO Brian Dunn, who stepped down in April amid an internal investigation. Geek Squad founder Robert Stephens also left Best Buy in March.
Best Buy joins crowded computer tablet market
Next month, Richfield-based Best Buy will start selling its own Android-based tablet called Insignia Flex, Reuters reports. The new tablet is expected to be priced between $240 and $260. It will feature a 9.7 inch screen, a dual-core 1 GHz processor and a front-facing camera. Insignia Flex will be exclusively at Best Buy stores on November 11.
Another executive leaving Best Buy as profits slide
Ryan Robinson, who serves as Best Buy's No. 2 finance official and chief financial officer of its U.S. business unit, is joining MedExpress as its new CFO. He's among a growing list of executives departing the troubled Richfield-based electronics giant, including International CFO Dave Deno.
Best Buy buying out Carphone for complete control of Best Buy Mobile
Richfield-based Best Buy will spend about $1.6 billion to take complete control of Best Buy Mobile. Bloomberg reports Best Buy will announce the deal to buy Carphone Warehouse Group's 50 percent share on Monday.
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