Best Buy

Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota. It was originally founded by Richard M. Schulze and James Wheeler in 1966 as... Wikipedia

  • Formerly called:  Sound of Music (1966–1983), Best Buy Co. Superstores (1983–1984), Best Buy Superstores (1984–1989)
  • Type:  Public
  • Traded as:  NYSE: [ ], S&P 500 Component
  • Industry:  Retail
  • Founded:  Aug 22, 1966 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
  • Founder:  Richard M. Schulze
  • Number of locations:  997(FY FEB 2, 2019)
  • Areas served:  United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico
  • Key people:  Hubert Joly (Executive Chairman), Corie Barry (CEO), Mike Mohan (President and COO)
  • Products:  Consumer electronics, appliances
  • Revenue:  US$42.88 billion(FY FEB 2, 2019)
  • Operating income:  US$1.90 billion(FY FEB 2, 2019)
  • Total assets:  US$12.90 billion(FY FEB 2, 2019)
  • Total equity:  US$3.31 billion(FY FEB 2, 2019)
  • Number of employees:  c. 125,000(FY FEB 2, 2019)
  • Divisions:  Best Buy Canada
  • Subsidiaries:  Best Buy Mobile, Geek Squad, Magnolia Home Theater, Pacific Sales
  • Website:  BestBuy.com
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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