technology

lively plan update

25 Jul: Best Buy Health introduces enhanced Lively plans to support seniors

Best Buy Health’s goal is to enable care at home by building on our strengths in three focal areas, one of which is aging at home. Through this work we are supporting an aging generation and their families with simple, human-supported solutions.  

Today, we’re unveiling the latest updates to our Lively plans, so we can better help seniors stay connected, safe and healthy. These new plans highlight the impactful services the Lively caring teams provide to our customers every day.

Blog Hero OTC Hearing

20 Jul: Best Buy expands offering for customers with hearing loss

Best Buy is expanding its existing hearing device experience, making it more convenient than ever for the millions of Americans with mild to moderate hearing loss to get the products and support they need. An additional 200 stores will have the in-store hearing experience this summer, with an additional 100 added in the fall, bringing the total number of stores carrying hearing devices to over 600. We’re also adding a selection of new hearing aid sets in store and online, expanding the number of brands we offer our customers overall. 

tax free weekend blog

17 Jul: How to shop your state’s 2023 tax-free sale at Best Buy

It’s that time of the year when shoppers in certain states can get their hands on new tech tax-free before school starts. To help you shop smart and save big, we’re here with some advice for crossing off some of those back-to-school essentials on your shopping list.

This year, multiple states will have tax exemptions on select products, including laptops, tablets, computing accessories, and more. We’re looking at you, Arkansas, Florida, Missouri, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

See the gallery below for a breakdown of tax-free sales by state.

appliances blog

28 Jun: Appliance trends for the summer season

Summer is officially here! Whether you’re rinsing out grass stains or making room in the fridge for cool drinks, we have something for everyone to help make the most of their summer.  

The excitement doesn’t stop there! Our Appliance Fourth of July Sale is now live, so you can find incredible deals on a wide range of appliances to enhance your home experience. Check out the sale at your nearest Best Buy store, on BestBuy.com or on the Best Buy app to take advantage of some serious summer savings.

Apple Upgrade Plus blog

14 Jun: Best Buy adds iPad Pro and Apple Watch Ultra to Upgrade+

Today, Best Buy is introducing even more products to its Upgrade+ program, powered by Citizens Pay®, making it easier than ever to experience Apple’s latest technology at unbelievable monthly prices.

Customers will now be able to get their hands on select models of iPad Pro and Apple Watch Ultra through the exclusive program, offering more flexibility to get the products that best fit their tech needs – and their budget. The program also includes the latest models of MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, Mac Studio and Mac mini.

Best Buy Unveils My Best Buy Memberships™

11 May: Best Buy unveils My Best Buy Memberships™

New My Best Buy Plus™ tier is available June 27 and includes access to exclusive member prices and highly anticipated product releases, as well as free 2-day shipping and more for only $49.99/year1

MINNEAPOLIS—May 11, 2023. Today, Best Buy is unveiling a new suite of membership options — My Best Buy Memberships™ — that give customers more freedom to choose a membership that fits their technology needs, budget and lifestyle. One of these options includes a new tier, at a more affordable price, that offers exclusive prices and access to highly anticipated product releases.

sustainable products blog

13 Apr: Revamp your sustainable living this Earth Month at Best Buy

This Earth month – and every day – we want to help our customers live a more sustainable life. Whether you’re looking for ways to reduce your home’s energy use or are simply looking for more sustainable products to fit your lifestyle, we’ve got the solutions and programs to revamp your sustainable living.  

Making a few minor changes in your daily routine can make a significant difference. For example, ENERGY STAR® certified products meet strict energy-efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.

Best Buy Technology Recycling Box blog

05 Apr: Best Buy launches nationwide Recycle-by-Mail Technology Boxes

New service makes electronic recycling easy and convenient for customers; ship everything from laptops, cords, tablets and more 

As the nation’s largest retail collector of e-waste, Best Buy has recycled 2.7 billion pounds of electronics and appliances 

Recycling your old electronics is about to become easier than ever. Best Buy is introducing a new nationwide, easy-to-use program that allows you to recycle all your old tech – by mail!

Starting this month, you can order a prepaid Best Buy Technology Recycling Box and ship off your old electronics for recycling.

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20 Mar: How to recycle (or trade in) your old tech

Best Buy continues to take action to do better for the planet, our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. That’s one of the reasons we make it easy to get rid of your old tech year-round.

Our recycling and trade-in programs help our customers throughout the lifecycle of their products by keeping old tech out of landfills and giving it a second life. This is all part of how we aspire to drive forward the circular economy — a system in which nothing is wasted.

BBY Health review

03 Mar: A year in review: Best Buy Health

Technology is at the center of everything we do in our daily lives, and as that continues to be true, the role of technology within healthcare is becoming more important than ever before.  

Today, consumers want to receive care in their own homes, and providers are rapidly looking for ways to incorporate digital tools into healthcare delivery to improve outcomes and experiences. That is where Best Buy Health comes in. 

Best Buy Health enables care at home for everyone and to do that, we are focused on three key areas: 

Wellness at home: offering the latest tech products to keep you and your family healthy.

WHM Blog

28 Feb: These women are helping to shape the future of retail at Best Buy

Customers are changing how and where they shop, and Best Buy is creating new ways to serve them.

Across the company, women leaders are guiding their teams through these changes — from expert advice online at our virtual store, to new store and supply chain operations that focus on customer needs within a geographic area and reduce electronic waste.

Meet three of the women using their previous experiences and knowledge to propel their teams into Best Buy’s next chapter.

Shopping made easier, more convenient

After 11 years in sales, operations and strategy at Best Buy, Haley Hanes, omnichannel operations and services director, is using her experience and expertise to lead our new virtual store team.

Super Bowl viewing blog

08 Feb: Streaming or antenna? Which is best for Big Game viewing

The ways to watch pro football’s biggest game of the season are only growing with the help of new streaming technology and the classic traditional formats. 

To figure out a solid viewing gameplan, we turned to Blue Shirt Juan Barajas in Fresno, California, for advice. 

“Streaming devices and antennas offer their own benefits for viewers,” Juan said. “Streaming allows football fans to watch the game from virtually anywhere. Antennas that use over-the-air broadcast take internet connections out of the equation.”

Whether you plan on streaming or using an antenna, finding the right device is important.