Installment Billing

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15 Jan: Best Buy Reports Increase in Holiday Revenue

Enterprise revenue increased 2.1%

Domestic comparable sales increased 2.6%, excluding the

benefit of mobile phone installment billing

 

MINNEAPOLIS — Jan. 15, 2015 — Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) today announced revenue results for the nine weeks ended January 3, 2015, as compared to the nine weeks ended January 4, 2014, excluding revenue from the Five Star business in China. As announced on December 4, 2014, the company entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its Five Star business in China and expects to include its results in discontinued operations beginning in Q4 FY15.

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10 Sep: Mobile Phone Plans Have Morphed: 5 Things to Know

With Apple’s new phones coming, along with Samsung’s Note 4 and Note Edge, you may be thinking about upgrading.

What you may not know is things have changed with carrier plans too, giving you more options.

In the old days (about six months ago), a two-year contract was the gold standard. Now new carrier monthly installment billing options without contracts are gaining popularity with consumers, especially those with family plans.

Here’s what’s so appealing about this new option:

1. Pay $0 down
Well-qualified customers can leave the store with a new Apple iPhone or Samsung Note for $0.

Samsung Galaxy S5

05 Aug: New Electric Blue Samsung Galaxy S 5 is Available Exclusively at Best Buy

The latest addition to the Samsung Galaxy family – a new Electric Blue Samsung Galaxy S5 – will be available exclusively in Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores and on BestBuy.com starting Sunday, Aug. 17.

The phone will launch at a discounted price of $99 ($100 off) for AT&T, Verizon Wireless and Sprint customers with a two-year contract. Or, if customers opt for one of the new monthly installment billing options including AT&T Next, Verizon Edge or Sprint Easy Pay, they can snag the Electric Blue Galaxy S5 for $0 down and receive a $100 Best Buy gift card with their activation.

LG-G3

11 Jul: Here’s the Way to Snag the LG G3 for $0, and Also Get a $100 Best Buy Gift Card

While most new smartphones cost between $199 and $299, the new LG G3 is now available at Best Buy for $0 down for qualified customers, plus a $100 Best Buy gift card for AT&T and Verizon customers.

LG G3That can’t be true, right? But it is – only at Best Buy.

When you sign up for the new monthly installment billing options including AT&T Next or Verizon Edge, those who qualify can pay $0 down and then pay off their new cell phone over 20 to 24 months.