Best Buy

The Future of Buying Groups
October 1, 2014

What can national buying groups do to help us adjust to recent disruptive innovations that have alte

CyberLink Comes to Best Buy
September 30, 2014

CyberLink said this week that several of its products- including the PowerDVD 14 Ultra, PowerDirector 13 Ultra and PhotoDirector 6 Ultra- are now available at Best Buy stores.

Best Buy Jumps Into Home Automation With Startup Peq
August 20, 2014

Electronics retailer Best Buy is entering the crowded home automation market through a deal with startup Smart Home Ventures, which designed its offering around ease of use. Called Peq (pronounced “peak”), the service costs $9.99 a month

LG Launches OLED TV
August 11, 2014

In the announcement of its new OLED TV, LG acknowledges that most of its rivals have abandoned or backed off from the technology. But LG says it is "reinforcing its leadership in this premium display technology," with its new TV.

Don’t Let Disruptive Innovation Kill Your Business
June 12, 2014

Every year, new innovations in consumer electronics disrupt our world, making it harder for custom retailers and integrators to succeed. The Great Recession simply made matters worse, and masked these trends. Look at these ominous developments:

Inside Sony's "Scrappy" New Strategy
May 1, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO- How will Sony's North American operation grow, after laying off over 1,000 employees earlier this year? In a word, they're going to get "scrappy."

Breathe Easy in the Home with Advanced ‘Smart’ Flooring
April 22, 2014

Combining new technology with old or existing products is a common trend, as companies seek to bring the internet of things to all aspects of our lives. LG recently made available its latest AC unit, and the Honeywell Bluetooth air purifier is now exclusively available at Best Buy. Samsung is poised to start rolling out its Samsung Smart Home service by the year’s end.

How Much of the Cash You Have, Is Yours?
April 21, 2014

 Cash is a critical measure in any business. But how much of the cash your company has, is actually yours? Unless you properly account for advance customer payments, the answer is unclear.