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08 Dec: Keep the Element of Surprise With These Gift-Giving Tips

Ahhhhhhh. There’s nothing like that sigh of relief when you’ve found the perfect holiday gift. (Nailed it!) But if your next thought is, “How the heck am I going to keep this a surprise???” I’ve got some handy tips for you.

With three curious kids, I have to stay ahead of their prying eyes. Here are my favorite tricks for being sneaky, all for the sake of those huge holiday smiles.

Go incognito

  • When ordering online, use an email address that isn’t shared with anyone you’re buying for and be sure this email account isn’t synced across shared devices!
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05 Dec: Best Buy Named to Human Rights Campaign’s ‘Best Places to Work’ List for 12th Year

Best Buy has landed a top spot on the annual Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, achieving a perfect rating of 100 and earning the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality for the 12th year. Released annually, the index benchmarks and reports on how corporate policies and practices are helping to achieve LGBT workplace equality. The index now includes U.S. and Mexico businesses.

This latest recognition further affirms Best Buy’s support for LGBT equality and commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive employee base, which are fundamental to the company’s own success.

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02 Dec: Check Out Best Buy’s First Special Edition Tech Collection

We know people love to give the gift of tech over the holidays, just as much as they like to surprise and delight loved ones with unique presents. That’s why Best Buy is offering its first-ever Special Edition Tech collection.

Our tech experts have worked with leading brands to curate a one-of-a-kind collection of products, with most only available at Best Buy, for the holiday season. These products are available in limited quantities. So when they’re gone, they’re gone.

This list of Special Edition Tech gadgets includes: an exclusive Shinola turntable, a Bazooka-pink kate spade new york activity tracker, and a Lenovo Yoga laptop individually numbered with a painted depth cover

Starting Sunday, Dec.

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01 Dec: How to Be an Awesome Holiday Shopper

We all like to think of ourselves as expert holiday shoppers. After all, we do this every year, don’t we? But do we ever take a step back and really look for the best way to approach it? In other words, are we doing our best to be an Awesome Holiday Shopper? If you’re reading this article, you’ve just taken that very important first step.

The next step is to know the territory. For Best Buy, you can find all the answers at our Holiday FAQs page.

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30 Nov: Holiday Lights Go High Tech on Philadelphia’s ‘Miracle on South 13th Street’

Almost every house along the 1600 block of South 13th Street in Philadelphia is illuminated with holiday lights in a twinkling tradition that would make Santa proud.

For more than a dozen years, people have come from far and wide to stroll the block and soak in the holiday cheer. In fact, Travel + Leisure magazine declared it one of the nation’s best  displays of holiday lights.

The neighborhood has coined it “The Miracle on South 13th Street,” and this year it’s going high tech with some help from Samsung and Best Buy’s Geek Squad.

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28 Nov: Best Buy, UPS Provide Tips for Keeping Your Cyber Monday Deliveries Safe

Half of Americans plan to shop online this holiday season, which means millions of packages will be arriving on doorsteps across the country between today’s busy Cyber Monday and the end of the year.

But security experts are already warning that deliveries might be vulnerable to thieves who, like the Grinch, can steal the joy of giving by cleverly picking off your packages.

We chatted with Andy Tibbs, a delivery expert from UPS, and Pedro Melendez, a smart home security consultant for Best Buy, to get some tips for helping keep your packages safe this holiday shopping season.

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28 Nov: Get Ready to Click: Best Buy’s Cyber Monday Deals Are Here

Deals so good, they could be our competitions’ wish list; big savings on everything from GoPro and LG TVs to iPhone and PlayStation 4 Pro

Think the best deals are over, or the best gadgets are sold out? Think again. Today shoppers can save big on everything from TVs, video games and headphones to Nespresso machines and DSLR cameras.

Best Buy’s Cyber Monday Deals include:

  • Free Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition with PlayStation 4 Pro or PlayStation 4 Slim purchase
  • iPhone 7 32GB for $1 and $100 off select Beats products with two-year activation on Verizon
  • Get a $400 Best Buy gift card, Gear VR and $50 Oculus gift card with a Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, on a Verizon or Sprint installment billing plan
  • Google Home: $99.99 (Save $30)
  • Save $100 on all iPad Pro 12.9-inch
  • Save $200 on select MacBook models
  • Save $120 on Sharp 43-inch LED HDTV with Roku ($179.99)
  • Save $150 on LG 55-inch LED HDTV ($349.99)
  • Save $500 on Nikon D3400 Two Lens DSLR Camera Kit with free 32GB memory card ($499.99)
  • Save $350 on Sony A6000 Two Lens DSLR Camera Kit with free memory card and camera case ($699.99)
  • GoPro Hero5 Black: Get a free $35 Best Buy gift card and 64GB Sandisk extreme microSD card with purchase ($399.99)
  • GoPro Hero Session: Get a free GoPro Handler, Sandisk 16GB microSD card, and GoPro head strap with purchase ($179.99)
  • 40 percent off all Nespresso
  • Save $100 on HP 15.6-inch Intel Core i3 touch laptop ($299.99)
  • Save $200 on Asus 17.3-inch Laptop ($599.99) – BestBuy.com
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27 Nov: Cyber Monday Starts a Day Early

Consider These Deals to be Our Competition’s Wish List

Shoppers don’t need to wait until Cyber Monday to get great deals on top tech brands at Best Buy. The sale starts today, online and in our stores.

We’re not holding back, either. Best Buy has amazing deals on the latest tech – including 4K UHD TVs, mobile phones, DSLR cameras, and gaming – across the biggest brands including Samsung, Bose, GoPro and many more.

Just check out these offers:

  • Get a Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge and get a free $450 Best Buy gift card, Gear VR and $50 Oculus gift card on a Verizon or Sprint installment billing plan
  • Free Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition with PlayStation 4 Pro or PlayStation 4 Slim purchase
  • Samsung 55-inch Curved Smart 4K Ultra HD TV: $699 (Save $300)
  • LG 49-inch Smart HDTV: $299.99 (Save $100)
  • 40 percent off Nespresso
  • Save $500 on Nikon D3400 Two Lens DSLR Camera Kit with free 32GB memory card ($499.99)
  • Save $350 on Sony A6000 Two Lens DSLR Camera Kit with free memory card and camera case ($699.99)
  • Google Home for $99.99 (Save $30)
  • Save $80 on UE Boom 2 ($119.99)
  • GoPro Hero5 Black: Get a free $35 Best Buy gift card and 64GB Sandisk extreme microSD card with purchase ($399.99)
  • Hero Session: Get a free GoPro Handler, Sandisk 16GB MicroSD card, and GoPro head strap with purchase ($179.99)
  • Save $80 on Bose SoundTrue Around Ear Headphone ($99.99)
  • Save $50 on Bose QC20 In-Ear Headphones ($199.99)
  • Vizio 55-inch 4K Ultra HD TV with Chromecast Built-In: $469 (Save $130)
  • Insignia 40-inch HDTV: $179.99 (Save $40)
  • Save up to $50 on select Chromebooks

Shoppers can find more Cyber Monday deals on BestBuy.com

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25 Nov: We Followed Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly on Thanksgiving Night (PHOTOS)

The tents have been put away. The doors are open. The excitement is upon us. Yes, the holiday shopping season is officially in full swing.

The annual Black Friday frenzy started Thursday night with hundreds of hot deals at Best Buy stores across the country and online at BestBuy.com. Many customers waited in line outside of stores for hours — if not days — to score some of the top doorbusters as soon as the doors opened at 5 p.m.

We stopped by our store in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where CEO Hubert Joly was on hand to help kick things off.

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23 Nov: Die-Hard Deal Seekers Make Camping Out a Black Friday Tradition

Overnight temperatures dipped into the low-20s in Wisconsin this week, but Mike Franke has braved the cold while sleeping in a tent.

It’s not some winter wilderness adventure, though. Mike is camping out at the Best Buy store in Delafield, about 30 minutes west of Milwaukee, to hold his spot at the front of the line for Thanksgiving night’s doorbuster deals. He has been there since Nov. 17.

“I’m getting a 4K TV. In fact, everyone in our group is getting one of those,” he said.

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23 Nov: Going Behind the Scenes of Best Buy’s Black Friday Ad

For hardcore bargain hunters, it’s one of the most-anticipated publications of the year: Best Buy’s Black Friday ad.

Annually, it features some of the year’s top tech bargains, from big-screen TVs to virtual reality headsets. Eager shoppers line up outside stores hours before the doors open — or even pitch tents weeks in advance — to guarantee they’ll be able to scoop up the hottest doorbuster deals.

When it comes to Black Friday and holiday shopping, Best Buy is known for top-quality products, unbeatable prices and a world-class store experience (every store does a Black Friday “dress rehearsal” in advance to make sure the actual day goes smoothly and safely).