November 24, 2014

Best Buy’s 43 Chicagoland stores are sporting a fresher look and assortment upgrades after the retailer’s $20 million overhaul earlier this year.

November 20, 2014

Best Buy on Thursday reported unexpectedly strong and better-than-expected profit and sales for the third quarter, gaining new momentum as it heads into the holiday shopping season. 

November 14, 2014

RadioShack's Fix It Here! same-day mobile repair service is now available in 30 stores in the Houston area, adding to 650 stores already in play and plans to roll the service out to 750 stores by year end.

October 31, 2014

Canadian consumer electronics retailer Future Shop, a subsidiary of Best Buy, will open its third small-format store, in Cornwall, Ontario, in November.

October 29, 2014

RadioShack's Fix It Here same-day mobile repair service is now available in 31 stores in the Boston area. Fix It Here is available in more than 550 RadioShack stores in key markets across the nation, and RadioShack plans to rollout Fix It Here to 750 locations by the end of the year.

October 23, 2014

Radio Shack is launching its new “R Promise” initiative to offer holiday shoppers services including price matching and new payment options.

October 3, 2014

The 2014 holiday season will see the highest levels of consumer spending on consumer electronics (CE) since 1994.

September 24, 2014

Ron Johnson is reportedly stepping back into the public arena. The former J.C. Penney chief (and, before that, Apple retail head) is about to launch a “high-end, on-demand delivery service” for electronic devices, according to The Information.

September 9, 2014

Analyst firm Wedbush Securities is reportedly advising clients that a bankruptcy is “imminent” at RadioShack.

May 1, 2014

Best Buy is updating its home theater departments with in-store Sony shops.

April 16, 2014

Bang & Olufsen unveiled its first newly redesigned store concept in North America, at the new Madison Avenue location in New York City.

March 24, 2014

RadioShack has opened the company’s second California concept store in Sun Valley. RadioShack has been part of the Sun Valley community since opening in 1982.

March 4, 2014

RadioShack Corp. said it plans to close up to 1,100 stores, approximately one-fifth of its total, and also announced a disappointing holiday season and a wider quarterly loss.

February 4, 2014

RadioShack Corp. will close about 500 stores within months as part of its ongoing restructuring, the Wall Street Journal reported.

January 30, 2014

As part of a restructuring Best Buy Canada will be consolidating sales departments and reducing management layers in Future Shop and Best Buy stores, resulting in the layoff of about 950 full-time employees across both Future Shop and Best Buy brands.

October 29, 2013

RadioShack has pulled out all the stops for its new hometown location in Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth, Texas, opening a retro-styled store that speaks to the heritage of the brand and locale.

October 24, 2013

Samsung Electronics Canada is opening 90 new format Samsung Experience Shops in partnership with Best Buy Canada and Future Shop.

October 17, 2013

RadioShack and Citi Retail Services announced a long-term agreement to extend their 28-year consumer credit relationship.

October 11, 2013

Best Buy is reportedly planning a major promotion to boost sales of the iPhone 5c and 5s the week of Oct. 13.

October 7, 2013

RadioShack unveiled a store remodeled to its new high-touch format, in Manhattan, with an additional Big Apple location set to open on Oct. 12.

September 16, 2013

Sept. 16, is the final day of a four-day promotion Best Buy Co., Inc. is offering to customers who want credit toward purchase of an iPhone 5.

July 9, 2013

While Best Buy is still the world’s largest consumer electronics chain, it’s no secret that the brand faces big questions about store size, format, and long-term viability in an evolving brick-and-mortar retail landscape.

June 13, 2013

Microsoft Corp. announced that it plans to open 500 “Windows Store” shops in 500 Best Buy stores across the country and in more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada.

May 15, 2013

RadioShack will start offering a tailored assortment of consumer electronics products in college stores operated by NACSCORP, a subsidiary of the National Association of College Stores, this fall.