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23 Jan: Announcement: Best Buy Scores Amy Poehler for “Big Game” Commercial

MINNEAPOLIS, February 23, 2013 – Best Buy confirms that comedic A-lister Amy Poehler will star in the retailer’s third consecutive Super Bowl commercial set to debut on Feb. 3 during the first quarter of the Big Game. Just coming off of her highly successful and hilarious co-hosting duties for the Golden Globe Awards, Poehler brings the Best Buy story to life for millions of football and advertising fans in a very funny and compelling way.

“Amy Poehler’s Golden Globe performance left us all wanting to see more of her.

11 Jan: Best Buy Announces Holiday Revenue Results

MINNEAPOLIS, January 11, 2013 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced revenue of $12.8 billion for the nine weeks ended January 5, 2013 compared to $12.9 billion for the nine weeks ended December 31, 2011.

Domestic comparable store sales flat
Free cash flow guidance updated

 

“One of the first priorities of our Renew Blue strategy is to stabilize and then begin improving our comparable store sales. During the most important period in the retail calendar – the holiday sales season – we were able to improve our Domestic comparable store sales trends compared to the performance of the last several quarters and continue our strong traffic growth in our online business.

07 Jan: Best Buy Makes Digital Conversion Easy for Movie Fans with First Disc-to-Digital In-Home Service

MINNEAPOLIS, January 7, 2013 – Best Buy Co. Inc (NYSE: BBY), the global leader in consumer electronics, is making it easier than ever for consumers to enjoy their favorite movies anywhere and at any time with the launch of the first ever in-home disc-to-digital conversion service available now.  Powered by Best Buy’s video streaming service- CinemaNow – and currently in beta, consumers now have the freedom to put UltraVioletTM copies of their favorite DVD titles in the cloud, giving them access to their DVD collections from any compatible Internet-connected device including smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and more.

14 Dec: Best Buy Board and Founder Richard Schulze Agree to Amend August 26th Cooperation Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and founder Richard Schulze today announced that they have agreed to amend the terms of their August 26, 2012 agreement that allowed Mr. Schulze access to certain due diligence information and permission to form an investment group in furtherance of making a fully financed proposal with respect to a Qualified Offer (as defined in the agreement).

Both parties believe that allowing Mr. Schulze to bring his offer after the holiday season and fiscal year end is in the best interests of shareholders and provides Mr.

20 Nov: Best Buy Confirms Significant Decline in Fiscal Third Quarter 2013 Earnings

MINNEAPOLIS, November 20, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced a GAAP net loss from continuing operations of $13 million, or $0.04 per share, for the three months ended November 3, 2012 compared to net earnings from continuing operations of $173 million, or $0.47 per diluted share for the prior-year period. Excluding previously announced restructuring charges, adjusted (non-GAAP) net earnings from continuing operations for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 were $10 million, or $0.03 per diluted share compared to $173 million and $0.47 for the prior-year period.