Best Buy To Open Cellular Stores
Sep 27, 2006, 1:31 PM by (staff)
Best Buy has announced it will launch stand alone stores to sell mobile phones and service. These new Best Buy Mobile stores will be operated by Carphone Warehouse, which currently runs a chain of popular mobile shops in the UK. Like the UK stores, Best Buy Mobile will leverage Best Buy's relationships to offer phones and service from a number of carriers, Carphone Warehouse will run a trial this fall, opening a few shops in New York City. More stores are expected to open in select American cities after.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Lands In Carrier Stores April 10
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Cricket Expands Retail Footprint to 1,000 Best Buy Stores
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Sprint to Test New Stores with Dixons Carphone
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Samsung Releases Pink Gold Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
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AT&T, Verizon Bringing Store-Within-A-Store to Best Buy
AT&T today said it has partnered with Best Buy to create a dedicated space inside Best Buy stores that's unique to AT&T. The AT&T-themed section will resemble the store-within-a-store format already used in Best Buy stores by Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung.
Another reason to shun Circuit City
will your agent store be called best buy mobile next year?
having a stand alone store such as best buy moving in. would it not make sense to buy out the agent store locations?
how many agents stores example cingular getting hit really hard with the big chains moving in. now with stand alone stores such as bestbuy where are they going to get the land and the area's. then ask your selves how many of your bosses or owners of small agent store are jumping to bail and take the money and next week your store will be called best buy mobile. agents have saturated the areas in city's already. how are they going to compete unless agent owners aether sell out or shut down. and yes customers want free free free. i don't know about you but agents cant compete wi...
Will they pay there reps commision?
maybe best buy will stop selling phones in their bestbuy stores.
but hey it is the price that gets people into the stores not the service, not the knowledge of the loyality of supporting local businesses owners . works for walmart.
the age of stand alone agent stores are coming to an end. best buy is there to kick the other injured knee of the agent and prob buy out there store locations. but who knows.
what do you think. lets here it form the agents out there! this is one more move to shut your stores down.
Take that Walmart.
I think they meant sell...or perhaps a really bad attempt at a pun.