Best Buy stores to outsource music, movie selection and stocking



By Tom Webb, St. Paul Pioneer Press

“Once, Best Buy reigned over the world of music CDs and movie DVDs. This week, it signaled those days are Gone With the Wind.

Best Buy is outsourcing the task of choosing, stocking and displaying both music and movies at its stores, said Chris Homeister, the company’s senior vice president of entertainment. Until now, those “were typically things that were done by Best Buy employees,” he said. Now, an outside company will do the job.”

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