Best Buy to open small US mobile stores



Jonathan Birchall, Financial Times

Best Buy, the US consumer electronics retailer, plans to open hundreds more of its new small mobile stores, as it pursues a larger share of the booming demand for smartphones and other handheld devices.

Brian Dunn, chief executive, told the Financial Times that the retailer expects eventually to have “a number somewhere between here and 1,000” of Best Buy Mobile stores in shopping malls across the US, on top of the 77 it has already opened. It will add this year another 75-100 of the 1,500 sq ft locations. “

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