Best Buy

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Apple’s Squeeze Hits Phone Companies, Competitors

Apple’s success is good for the U.S. economy, and some businesses, like software developers and memory-chip makers, have benefited from the disruption Apple is causing. But its enormous gains have resulted in others’ pains, sometimes in unexpected places.


Customers rush through the door at Best Buy. (CBS)

Best Buy Closing 2 Bay Area Stores

EAST PALO ALTO (CBS / AP) — Best Buy has announced the locations of 50 stores that it is closing this year. The list includes seven stores in California, 2 in the Bay Area: East […]


Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: SF DA Investigates Best Buy Over Black Friday Deals

The popular electronics retailer has been telling many of its customers that the Black Friday deals they snagged may never be delivered.


Black and white versions of the new iPad 2 are displayed during an Apple Special event on March 2, 2011 in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

At Least 125 iPads Stolen From San Carlos Best Buy Store

Thieves stole at least 125 Apple iPads from a Best Buy electronics store in San Carlos Thursday night, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.


Customers rush through the door at Best Buy. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Which Retailers Are Naughty This Holiday Season?

In a fashion similar to that of the Occupy camps, mall security guards in Roseville tried to kick out campers waiting out in tents for Best Buy’s Black Friday deals.


A billboard paid for by Family Radio of Oakland, claiming Judgment Day will take place on May 21, 2011. (CBS)

Best Places To Wait Out The Rapture

According to 89-year-old Oakland preacher Harold Camping, the end is near… REALLY NEAR. So where should you spend your last hours on Earth? Here are some suggestions… Enjoy (and repent)!

CBS San Francisco–05/19/2011

Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Best Buy Buy-Back Program Offered For Free

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid on Best Buy’s buy-back program, which is free through this Saturday.


David Bromstad @ Pacific Sales inside of Best Buy Dublin

HGTV Host Makes A Splash In Dublin

David Bromstad, host of HGTV’s ‘Color Splash’ comes back to the Bay Area for a special appearance in Dublin…

CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

A Starbucks gift card being swiped. (AP)

ConsumerWatch: Gift Cards Bought At Supermarkets May Not Work

Gift cards are among the most popular gift ideas during the holiday shopping season. But those who purchased or received a gift card recently may face an embarrassing moment.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Shoppers Already Camped Out At Colma Best Buy

Some shoppers are taking no chances of missing out on those Black Friday deals.