Best Buy Still Has No Future


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Best Buy just released same-store comps that declined more than 5% year over year, and investors... cheered? That's just another sad saga in the continuing decline of this once-proud electronics retailer. Eric and Jeremy discuss why Best Buy continues to look like a turnaround with no end in sight, except eventual bankruptcy. The company's model is put under more pressure than other retailers from e-commerce sales, it has compromised its store experience trying to chase opportunities, and it has few advantages over retail stores.

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