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[Yahoo!]Forecast For Best Buy: Worst Is Yet to Come

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The company revealed a problem last December that has left investors scrambling for answers. Even with bankrupt Circuit City out of the picture, the retailer was losing market share, especially in the key television and computing categories. Best Buy shares have since tumbled 21% and now trade at a mere nine times this fiscal year's consensus earnings.
Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/banking-bud...pphu-container
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Darn you Internet stores!

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Best Buy, on the other hand, traditionally hasn't tried to compete on price alone but has preferred to highlight its tech-savvy staff and wider selection.
HA HA HA HA!!!!!

They must mean marketing staff and limited obsolescing selection.
Edited by DuckieHo - 3/7/11 at 9:04am
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Perhaps they should actually backup what their name claims...
   
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Maybe if they were honest and changed their name to "Most Expensive Buy" people would go there.

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Perhaps they should actually backup what their name claims...
This
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Drop down prices of everything by like 15% and ill start buying from them again. I wont deny some things are priced nicely, but most are overpriced.
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post #7 of 163
cool. can't wait for them to be out of business. i hated them. they advertised a movie with instruction on how to obtain a coupon online and bring it to store for additional discount. the cashier disregarded it and refused to accept the coupon.
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post #8 of 163
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Drop down prices of everything by like 15%-40% and ill start buying from them again. I wont deny some things are priced nicely, but most are overpriced.
Fixed.
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post #9 of 163
My friend works at bestbuy and gives me his employee discount. $80 usb cable comes out to $10 after discount. i paid $100 for a $250 tomtom.

Lower your prices to compete and your market share might rise.
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post #10 of 163
If their prices were the same as newegg I would rather go to bestbuy. Especially if they sell more computer parts.
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