50th Anniversary


22 Aug: 5 Things You Never Knew About Best Buy — Or Did You?

Today is a big day at Best Buy. It’s our 50th birthday, our golden anniversary, the big five-oh.

As we prepared for this milestone, we spent a lot of time in the company archives to learn about our journey from one tiny store in St. Paul, Minnesota, to a multinational retailer with 1,600 stores throughout North America, 125,000 employees and nearly $40 billion in annual revenue.

Here are five facts you might not know about the company’s first five decades.