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Best Buy Ad with Amy Poehler

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.

12 Nov: Retired Williams-Sonoma Executive, Sharon McCollam, Returns to Retail as Best Buy’s New Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer

MINNEAPOLIS, November 12, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), the leading multi-channel retailer of technology products and services, today announced that Sharon McCollam, the retired Director, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., will join the company as its new Chief Administrative and Chief Financial Officer, effective December 10, 2012. McCollam, 50, left Williams-Sonoma earlier this year after serving as an executive officer for more than 12 years.

As the Chief Administrative and Chief Financial Officer, McCollam will influence and shape all aspects of Best Buy’s operations and transformation strategy.

09 Oct: Best Buy Gets a 96A from the CDP for Carbon Performance & Climate Change Disclosure

MINNEAPOLIS, October 9, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) received its highest score ever from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors with $78 trillion in assets, for its performance and approach to the disclosure of climate change information.

Best Buy was recognized by the CDP in both the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), scoring a 96 for disclosure, and the Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI), scoring an “A” for performance. The combined score of 96A is tied for the second-highest score among S&P 500 companies, and is the highest combined score among retailers.