Best Buy To Open More Mobile Locations
Apr 24, 2007, 1:20 PM by (staff)
Best Buy and Carphone Warehouse have announced their trial of Best Buy Mobile stores a success. The companies will expand on the concept and launch 150 to 200 stores over the next 18 months. They will open a mix of stand-alone and store-within-a-store locations throughout New York, Texas and the Boston area. The stores offer a mix of services from pre-paid and post-paid carriers, giving customers a wide choice of phones in a single location.
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The point is this....
I currently work at Best Buy in the wireless department. I consider myself a highly educated employee along with the other 5 members of my department. Yes, there will be people who work with the cell phones that are not as up-to-date with everything, or don't know about PDA phones as well (since we do not currently carry them). It usually takes about 2 or 3 weeks for people to become familiar with activations and equipment after they start.
The new stores will only have the highly skilled and knowledgable workers, and still lower prices than the Verizon/Sprint/Cingular stores will. In the 2+ years I have worked at Best Buy, I am yet to see a lower price on a...
I am the friend that was referred to in the thread above (Shaggy145J's).
I currently work at Best Buy in the wireless department. I consider myself a highly educated employee along with the other 5 members of m
To the person who said it is faster to activate your phone at Best Buy... that is just not true unless...
What's the point (for us consumers)
I don't see much of a difference though, because in my store the cell phone is essentially a store within a store, just a diffe...
The instant big box retailers.....(loong)