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14 Oct: Holiday has arrived! Best Buy announces earlier Black Friday, guarantees Black Friday prices

Dust off those stockings, the holidays are officially here.  Best Buy is giving you all the secrets to having the most successful gift-giving season ever. (Hint: start your shopping now.) We’ve thrown out the old holiday calendar and created a whole new one to help you score the hottest tech at the best deals.

Black Friday deals start Oct. 19.

Kicking off Tuesday, Oct. 19, and running through Friday, Oct. 22, we’ll have hundreds of our Black Friday deals available on the season’s hottest tech, including everything from headphones to laptops and more.

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13 Oct: All Best Buy gift cards are now 100% recyclable

Just in time for the holiday season, Best Buy is proud to announce that 100% of the physical gift cards we sell in our U.S. stores and online are now made of paper and can go straight into the recycling bin.

We started switching over to paper recyclable gifts card in 2018, and since then we’ve helped avoid adding approximately 196 tons of plastic waste to landfills. (For context, the Statue of Liberty weighs approximately 204 tons!).

By making all Best Buy gift cards entirely from paper, customers can recycle them alongside all the other things you normally put in your recycle bin at home.

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13 Oct: Best Buy kicks off annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign to fight childhood cancer

Treatments invented at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have helped push the childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since the hospital opened nearly 60 years ago. That astounding fact is just one of the many reasons Best Buy is welcoming back the Thanks and Giving® campaign this year.

The annual holiday campaign returns to Best Buy on Oct. 10, and we’re asking our employees and customers to come together to support children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

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13 Oct: Best Buy to host holiday hiring fair nationwide on Oct. 15

‘Tis (almost) the season, and Best Buy is looking for employees to help us serve our customers during the holidays.

For the first time, all Best Buy stores and home services teams across the country will host virtual hiring events on Oct. 15 to help fill thousands of part-time, full-time and seasonal positions.

Candidates interested in joining the team this holiday season can apply online at BestBuy-jobs.com for positions in sales, customer service, repair, installation and more.

And we’re making it easier than ever to complete the first round of interviews.

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13 Oct: New Best Buy solar project powers up sustainability goals

Best Buy has proudly reduced our carbon emissions 61% since 2009, and today we are announcing another huge stride toward our pledge to be carbon neutral by 2040.

We’re unveiling the new Prospero 2 Best Buy Solar in partnership with U.S Bank and Longroad Energy. Our portion of the project will offset the carbon impact of 300 Best Buy stores, approximately 30% of our U.S. store portfolio, for 10 years.  

The solar field, located in Andrews County, Texas, began producing power in August.

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12 Oct: Best Buy to acquire Current Health to help make home the center of health

Best Buy has signed an agreement to acquire Current Health, a leading care-at-home technology platform that brings together remote patient monitoring, telehealth, and patient engagement into a single solution for healthcare organizations. 

Bringing quality healthcare into the home has become an increasingly important part of the healthcare system, often allowing patients better access and quality of life while helping to reduce costs. This trend has accelerated the reliance on the consumer-friendly technology that Best Buy offers, allowing the company to play an even more crucial role in bringing virtual care to life.

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08 Oct: Best Buy customers contribute $5.5M to support Teen Tech Centers

As part of Best Buy’s longstanding commitment to building brighter futures for teens through tech, we recently invited our customers to join us in that work — and, wow, did they ever deliver.

Between July 11 and Oct. 2, customers contributed more than $5.5 million to help support the Best Buy Teen Tech Center program. The campaign sought to educate customers about this initiative and allowed them to make a tax-deductible donation when making a purchase, including at a Best Buy store, BestBuy.com

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05 Oct: Best Buy Totaltech now available nationwide

Throughout the holiday season, members will also get exclusive deals and access to some of the season’s hardest-to-find products

Ever wish you had a team of experts on hand to help with all your tech support needs? Well, now you do.

Best Buy’s new Totaltech membership program will be available nationwide starting today. The new membership includes everything from unlimited Geek Squad support and access to a 24/7 VIP service to special member pricing and so, so much more. This nationwide launch comes after our Best Buy Beta pilot launched in select markets last April.

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27 Sep: Best Buy’s Day of Unity is about service, solidarity and social justice

We are stronger together, so we’re dedicating a day to celebrating that simple fact.

Our second annual Day of Unity will be held Sept. 28. It’s a day for employees of all backgrounds, races, religions, identities and abilities to show that together, we are one.

This day will be one for reflection on giving back to our communities and showing solidarity with one another.

“Every employee at Best Buy should feel like they belong,” said Mark Irvin, Best Buy’s chief inclusion, diversity and talent officer.

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27 Sep: Best Buy campaign celebrates how tech helps customers achieve everyday success

In 2018, Best Buy refreshed its brand to celebrate the new rallying cry: “Let’s talk about what’s possible.”

With this, customers saw our Blue Shirts as the inspiring friend who helps enrich their lives through technology. We also introduced new customer stories with real conversations, and even an updated logo for the first time in decades. All aimed to reflect our human culture and shared mindset of customer obsession.

Now, three years later, we’re ready for the next phase — which, no surprise, focuses on our customers.

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23 Sep: The search is on! Best Buy looking for Teen Tech Center partners in 3 cities

Our Best Buy Teen Tech Center program is expanding, and we’re looking for local nonprofit partners to serve as hosts for new locations in three cities.

We’re planning to open Teen Tech Centers in Raleigh, North Carolina; Omaha, Nebraska; and Nashville, Tennessee. Established Nonprofits and other public-entity organizations interested in hosting a Teen Tech Center in those markets are invited to apply by Oct. 29.

Teen Tech Centers are safe after-school spaces where teens can get hands-on experience with cutting edge technology under the guidance of youth development coordinators.

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20 Sep: Best Buy to host virtual holiday hiring fair nationwide on Sept. 23

‘Tis (almost) the season, and Best Buy is looking for employees to help us serve our customers during the holidays.

For the first time, all Best Buy stores and home services teams across the country will host virtual hiring events on Sept. 23 to help fill thousands of part-time, full-time and seasonal positions.

Candidates interested in joining the team this holiday season can apply online at BestBuy-jobs.com for positions in sales, customer service, repair, installation and more.

And we’re making it easier than ever to complete the first round of interviews.