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SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft debuted its new Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in what the company hopes will be a pivotal moment in its bid regain its sway in a world where the PC is no longer king. Microsoft is counting on tens or even hundreds of millions more to download its latest release for free in coming months. Microsoft and major PC makers are planning a...
SAN FRANCISCO— Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. No one's expected to line up overnight for Windows 10, the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95. But Microsoft...
NEW YORK— The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season. Best Buy Co. says it will sell the Apple Watch at 100 of its stores and on its website on August 7. Best Buy, which has more than 1,000 stores in the U.S., says it's the first national retailer to sell the watch outside of Apple Inc.' s stores.
The Apple Watch will be available at stores of Best Buy, the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, starting Aug. 7.
Bank of America analyst Denise Chai on Friday downgraded Best Buy's shares to "underperform" from "buy," setting a price target of $32.
There are 12 companies in the S&P 500 that have made a habit out of beating bottom-line expectations, according to USA TODAY.
A comparison of year-ago targets to current share prices shows that for 10 S&P 500 stocks, analysts missed the mark by more than 60 percent.
LONDON, July 2- British electrical goods and mobile phone retailer Dixons Carphone has sealed a deal with Sprint Corp., the U.S. mobile network operator, that could see it open and manage up to 500 Sprint-branded stores in the United States. Dixons Carphone, formed last year from the merger of Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse, said on Thursday its...
Retailers are peering into their crystal balls to get a sense of what's to come during the winter holidays.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee gives his take on why companies like Alibaba, HBO and Apple have set up shop in his state.
As Apple Watch sales ramp up and Fitbit's IPO generates buzz, Pebble has a trick up its sleeve. Its new watch is now selling at Bestbuy.com.
TOKYO, June 19- Japan's once-mighty electronics makers have lost billions of dollars from TVs but Sony Corp and Panasonic Corp won't quit, saying retreating from the world's living rooms would close the door to more promising businesses. Consumer electronics account for a shrinking portion of income after restructuring focused Sony on gaming and image...
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
In many cases, a brand's name can make or break its success.
U.S. stocks traded in a narrow range on Thursday as investors eyed slightly lower bond yields and mostly shook off the morning's mixed economic data.
Shares of Best Buy are up 40 percent in the last year. Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, debate the trade on the stock.
Retailers have had their share of stumbles over the years. Here's who's turning it around.
Best Buy's Q1 earning beat Wall Street's estimates.
Peter Keith, Piper Jaffray, reacts to Best Buy's strong earnings report and top quarter for consumer electronics.
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