Company News

Best Buy Super Bowl Ads 2023

01 Feb: Best Buy’s latest ads get fans excited for Super Bowl LVII

The countdown to Super Bowl LVII has begun and fans are prepping for the perfect viewing experience. Friends are invited, menus are planned and, most importantly, entertainment systems are set up.  

As the Official Home Entertainment Retailer of Super Bowl LVII, we’re adding to the excitement of the day with a new lineup of TV and online ads leading up to one of the biggest events in sports. Fans can spot our new ads showcasing customers getting ready for the big game.

Just 100 blog 2023

01 Feb: Best Buy named top retailer on 2023 JUST 100 list

Best Buy has been named to the JUST 100 list for the third year in a row, and we’re proud to be the top retailer on the 2023 list.

The JUST 100 list evaluates and ranks nearly 1,000 of the largest publicly traded companies in the U.S. on such issues as how a company invests in its workers, supports its communities and minimizes environmental impact.

JUST Capital and its partners compile the annual list by polling 3,000 Americans to identify issues they think companies should focus on most.

Joshin

31 Jan: New benefit for Best Buy: introducing Joshin

Best Buy continually assesses and evolves ways to support our employees’ overall well-being — including those who find themselves in the most important role of all: caregiver. We have a suite of benefits to offer and are excited to announce the newest one available to all full-time and part-time employees. Meet Joshin.

Joshin is a support system for disability and neurodivergence in the workplace and life. It supports Best Buy employees, their families, and their teams through specialized care and navigation, 1:1 video coaching, and neurodivergent- and disability-focused self-service training.

PopSockets Blog

17 Jan: Best Buy and PopSockets release new line of teen-designed products

This month, Best Buy Teen Tech Center® members from across the country will see their original artwork on display across a new line of PopSockets PlantCore™ grips. The collection features twenty-two phone grips, designed by teens, that are exclusively available online.

Through the Best Buy Foundation design program, youth worked alongside PopSockets professional mentors to create their very own PlantCore™ grip, an expanding and collapsing plant-based phone grip that functions as a stand and provides drop protection.

For the new capsule, teen members of the program were asked to center their creativity and design ideas around what “building brighter futures” means to them.

diversity blog

21 Dec: How Best Buy is being recognized for doing a world of good

Best Buy has been recognized with awards that highlight our efforts to promote inclusion and diversity and help build brighter futures through tech across the country.  

This recognition comes to life through a variety of initiatives, including hiring more BIPOC and women employees, creating more opportunities and post-secondary support for youth, continuing to cultivate an inclusive culture for our communities, and more. We’re proud of the recognition. We also know we have a lot more progress to make to get to where we want to be. 

last minute savings

19 Dec: Best Buy helps you save while you finish your last-minute shopping

The final days of the holiday shopping season are here and Best Buy has tons of ways for you to still find affordable gifts before the big day.    

Days of deals  

Need some gift inspiration? Check out the Gift Center to help you find gifts for anyone still on your list. We have recommendations for nearly every price point, including under $25, so no matter what your budget is, we’ve got something for you.  

Although we kicked off our holiday deals weeks ago, we still have plenty for you to grab in the days ahead.

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14 Dec: Best Buy earns awards for sustainability

As a company, Best Buy aims to protect the environment, conserve natural resources, and prevent pollution. To do so, we continue to act year-round to do better for the planet, our employees, customers, and the communities we serve.

Since 2009, we have achieved major milestones in our sustainability programs by:

  • Reducing our carbon emissions by 62%
  • Recycling more than 2 billion pounds of electronics and appliances
  • Offering a wide variety of sustainable products to help customers reduce their carbon emissions

Over the past year, we have been recognized for our efforts.

CDP climate blog

13 Dec: Best Buy makes CDP’s 2022 Climate A List for sixth year

Best Buy is proud to be named to CDP’s prestigious Climate A List for the sixth consecutive year for our bold actions to take care of our communities and the planet.

We have been recognized as a leader by CDP as a result of our efforts tackling climate change and accelerating our environmental goals. This year’s recognition is based on our actions to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and drive a low-carbon economy.

“We are proud to be recognized as an environmental leader for our ongoing work to create a more sustainable future for our communities,” said Tim Dunn, Best Buy’s head of environmental sustainability.

apple blog

13 Dec: Best Buy expands exclusive Upgrade+ program to include select iMac and Mac Studio models

Building on early excitement, expanded program makes it easy for customers to experience the latest Mac desktops and laptops for an affordable, low monthly payment 

During a time where customers are looking for affordability, we’re excited to announce that our Upgrade+ program, powered by Citizens Pay®, now includes the latest versions of select iMac and Mac Studio desktop computers. 

Back in October, Best Buy in collaboration with Apple announced a first-of-its-kind upgrade program called Upgrade+, making it easy for customers to experience and upgrade to the latest Mac laptops with Apple silicon, including MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, for an incredibly affordable monthly payment.

Best Buy x The Hollywood Reporter

08 Dec: Best Buy, Hollywood Reporter partner on scholarship for young women

Best Buy is empowering the next generation of Hollywood producers, script writers and filmmakers by supporting young people from disinvested communities across Los Angeles county.  

We have partnered with The Hollywood Reporter to provide a full scholarship to Loyola Marymount University to a mentee in the publication’s acclaimed Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program (WIE). In addition, program participants will have access to the Los Angeles Community Impact Hub, a network of up to 12 Best Buy Teen Tech Centers® that provide access to cutting-edge technology and career training opportunities. 

Most Responsible Company Award Story

07 Dec: Best Buy makes Newsweek’s 2023 Most Responsible Companies list

Best Buy is proud to be named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies for the fourth year in a row.

Newsweek compiles this list in partnership with Statista to recognize the 500 most responsible companies in the U.S. across 14 industries. It’s based on publicly available environmental, social and governance data and an independent survey of U.S. residents.

Our individual environmental score was also 92.50, making us the top retailer in that category. We earned an overall score of 76.90 out of 100, ranking No.

Best Buy x Banijay

06 Dec: Best Buy, Banijay partner for career development initiative in Hollywood

A new partnership between Best Buy Foundation and Banijay Americas, a division of Banijay, the world’s leading producer and distributor of international content, is set to launch early next year, creating an entertainment industry career development program for youth from disinvested neighborhoods across Los Angeles.

Through the career development program, Banijay Americas will collaborate to develop a TV production curriculum tailored to participants at Best Buy Teen Tech Centers®, a Best Buy Foundation program that connects youth with the latest cutting-edge technology, mentoring and career training.