September 8, 2014

For the first time ever, the majority of consumers are visiting retail websites on smartphones and tablets rather than on traditional desktop and laptop computers.

August 12, 2014

More than half of back-to-school shoppers will not purchase computers this year. According to the Crucial.com Back-to-School Shopping Report, which includes responses from 1,000 adults in the U.S., found that 57% of respondents do not plan to purchase laptops, desktops, tablets, or mobile devices for school this year, as a vast majority of consumers are increasingly concerned with becoming more frugal.

May 7, 2013

The use of mobile devices by sales assistants and other associates presents retailers with new opportunities — and new challenges. Of the latter, one of the most critical has do with managing and maintaining the devices. According to one expert, the help desk can't be expected to do it all.

"Every device needs to be configured and supported and managed in some way," said Alan Dabbiere, chairman of AirWatch, a provider of mobile security and enterprise mobile management, in a presentation at the National Retail Federation Conference & Expo.

April 24, 2012

RadioShack Corp. reported a loss for the first quarter of $8 million, hurt by weakness in its Sprint postpaid wireless business and weak demand for prepaid wireless handsets, laptops and home entertainment accessories.

March 24, 2010

Best Buy reported its fourth-quarter earnings rose 37% due in part to better sales of...

February 12, 2008

A woman is suing Best Buy for $54 million because she claims the consumer-electronics retailer...

January 20, 2008

Portland, Ore. eNook Pro, a wall-mounted, lockable...

March 31, 2007

It is no secret that data thieves are becoming increasingly devious. The recent attack on...

March 31, 2005

Chicago, Best Buy...