Best Buy is strengthening its commitment to educating Canadian kids about technology with the launch of a Geek Squad Academy.
Best Buy has announced that it is shutting down its Future Shop stores in Canada, consolidating under the Best Buy name and spending $200 million on its e-commerce capabilities.
Best Buy has landed a partnership with Microsoft Corp. that will allow the retailer to offer a Windows Store at 500 of its stores in the U.S. and more than 100 Future Shop locations in Canada.
Music retailer, Guitar Center, has announced that Mike Pratt has been appointed CEO and a member of the company's board of directors effective April 1.
Best Buy has named Ron Wilson as its new president and COO of its Canada operations, effective immediately.
Best Buy Canada and its subsidiary Future Shop are taking the issue of online competition head on with revised price match and return policies in response to the changing nature of retail in Canada and commitment to customer service.