GameStop makes Newsweek’s “Greenest” list
Grapevine, Texas GameStop Corp. said Monday it is included in Newsweek magazine’s inaugural “Greenest Big Companies in America” Top 500 ranking.
The retailer ranked 36th out of 52 retailers and 228th out of the 500 companies included on the list.
The comprehensive list is also viewable online at newsweek.com.
Webinar attendance reflects growing interest in solar energy
New York City As interest in sustainability grows, more retail customers are investigating options to utilize renewable energy and own or buy electricity at a fixed rate and take advantage of tax credits. A solar photovoltaic system, for example, provides both a sustainable energy solution and options for long-term electricity price stability, along with many additional benefits.
Chain Store Age and Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider Electric hosted a Webinar on Thursday, called “Introduction to Solar Solutions for Retail Environments” that examined solar technology and the steps required to implement a successful solar energy system in a retail environment. The event attracted hundreds of attendees, reflecting the growing interest in solar energy.
Best Buy Canada unveils October trade-in event
Toronto Best Buy Canada said Friday it has launched an Oct. 16 to Oct. 21 trade-in event, encouraging customers to trade in their unneeded and unwanted electronic devices for recycling.
During the promotion, Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores across Canada will offer trade-in incentives on a number of products.
For trade-in activities in British Columbia, Best Buy said it will work in conjunction with BC Hydro to leverage its “Greener Technology” Program. PowerSmart representatives will be available in 10 stores in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to educate customers on standby power, energy consumption and efficiency.
Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, British Columbia-based Best Buy Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co.