May 6, 2015

Former Apple and JCPenney executive Ron Johnson’s career has been marked by spectacular success and failure, which is why his new retail venture called Enjoy is of interest, even if it borrows heavily from a service Best Buy launched more than a decade ago.

April 8, 2015

Best Buy is strengthening its commitment to educating Canadian kids about technology with the launch of a Geek Squad Academy.

November 6, 2014

Shopko has launched an exclusive online optical line, Asher & Ivy, which the company says combines hipster attitude with a bit of “geek chic.”

July 18, 2012

Best Buy plans to hire 500 new Geek Squad staffers. The move comes some two weeks after the retailer said it would lay off 600 existing workers in the tech support arm of its business as it looked to focus the group less on basic installation services and more on remote tech consulting.

July 9, 2012

Best Buy intends to cut 2,400 jobs, including 600 Geek Squad technicians, which would make up 1.4% of its work force, Reuters reported Friday.

According to the report, these cuts are in addition to the job reductions related to the 50 store closings the company announced in March.

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