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July 3, 2014

Irvine, California-based Insteon says its home automation and control technology products are now available in Microsoft retail stores.

The company’s connected-home devices are also available through MicrosoftStore.com and at such stores as Best Buy, The Home Depot, Walmart, Sears and Menards, among others. 

March 5, 2013

Minneapolis-based The Valspar Corp. announced Monday that former Best Buy executive James Muehlbauer has been named executive VP, chief financial and administrative officer.

Minneapolis-based The Valspar Corp. announced Monday that former Best Buy executive James Muehlbauer has been named executive VP, chief financial and administrative officer.

He will replace Lori Walker, who will retire in April.

January 14, 2013

Consumer Reports has given its No. 1 ranking and “Best Buy” rating to Bosch dishwashers in its most recent edition. Six models of the German-engineered appliances were featured on the magazine’s recommended list.

Bosch entered the dishwasher market in 1991. The Irvine, Calif.-based manufacturer makes an assortment of models that range from an all-plastic tub to a fully featured stainless steel tub.

February 1, 2012

According to an article in the Evening Standard, a former Sears and Best Buy executive will lead the multi-channel, 750-store Argos. 

John Walden is taking over on a mission described as a turn-around effort and an uphill battle. He replaces Sara Weller, who last year left the top spot at Argus, a division of Home Retail.

January 23, 2012

A list compiled by 24/7 Wall St., based on both shareholder and consumer satisfaction, placed Sears in ninth place on the Ten Most Hated Companies in America. The Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based company was one of two retailers – the other being Best Buy at no. 6 – that made the publication’s list. Facebook ranked first on the list, followed by American Airlines and AT&T.

December 9, 2011

Whirlpool is launching Affresh Cleaners, a new line of advanced home cleaning products now available at Best Buy stores nationwide.

"Keeping the kitchen clean has historically been a big chore, so we designed the new line of Affresh Cleaners to combat everyday spills and residue while making cleaning simple," said Wendeline Ortiz, brand manager of Affresh Cleaners.

The new line includes:

December 14, 2010

list of the Top 10 “Happiest Holiday Retailers” for employees has included Home Depot and Lowe’s, the industry’s two largest home-improvement chains. CareerBliss.com, a Web site where workers review and comment on their employers, listed Costco in the #1 spot, with Lowe’s and Home Depot coming in 5th and 6th place, respectively.

October 29, 2008

The study by J.D. Power and Associates measured customer satisfaction with the largest appliance retailers...

October 29, 2008

The study by J.D. Power and Associates measured customer satisfaction with the largest appliance retailers...

October 19, 2008

In a shrinking economy, store footprints appear to be shrinking as well, as retailers, most...

October 19, 2008

In a shrinking economy, store footprints appear to be shrinking as well, as retailers, most...

July 15, 2008

Best Buy says it hopes to double its revenues to $80 billion by 2013. One...

July 15, 2008

Best Buy says it hopes to double its revenues to $80 billion by 2013. One...

June 18, 2008

Total earnings for the electronics retailer were $179 million, down 6.7 percent from $192 million...

June 18, 2008

Total earnings for the electronics retailer were $179 million, down 6.7 percent from $192 million...

February 10, 2008

Since the start of the 2000s, Ace, True Value and Do it Best have all...