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By: Steve Smith |

Best Buy Changes Surprise, But Not Unexpected

Changes put in place by Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly and announced late yesterday were initially surprising, but upon reflection 24 hours later, not unexpected. Joly came

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By: Steve Smith |

Marking Gary Shapiro’s 30 Years At CEA

Last week Randy Fry, president of Fry’s Electronics and chairman of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), sent out an email to the organization’s

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By: Steve Smith |

Schulze Sends Best Buy One More Letter

Dick Schulze, founder and former chairman of Best Buy, sent the chain’s board another letter today requesting permission to form a group and “conduct

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By: Steve Smith |

Architect Of Change

Looking back, it was somewhat ironic that I found out about the resignation of Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn two weeks ago while on a flight to attend the Home Technology

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By: Steve Smith |

Dunn's Departure & Best Buy's Future

News of the end of the Brian Dunn era at Best Buy broke today while I was flying from New York to attend the HTSA meeting in San Diego. I saw the news on my Delta

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By: Steve Smith |

Best Buy's Road Ahead

In the past 24 hours or so since Best Buy’s financial was released, the current condition and eventual fate of the No. 1 retailer of consumer electronics has

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By: Steve Smith |

"Spring Black Friday"

It’s none of my business, since it doesn’t involve the CE or major appliances (thank God), but I just saw this headline: ‘Spring Black Friday

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By: Steve Smith |

Technics Revival

During Panasonic’s formal unveiling of its 2012 audio and video lines here in New York Tuesday and Wednesday, which included more pricing info on its flat

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By: Steve Smith |

On Meeting Mr. Matsushita

News of the passing of Masaharu Matsushita, 99, longtime president and later chairman of Matsushita chairman of Electric Industrial Company - which was renamed

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By: Steve Smith |

Introducing CE Newswire

Do you know what CE Newswire is? Obviously, more than a few of you do based on the open rates for this relatively new emailed newsletter we send out at the end of each

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