Best Buy seeks geeks



By Thomas Lee, Star Tribune

Best Buy Co. is recruiting its own internal Geek Squad.

The Richfield-based consumer electronics retailer plans to hire 200 information technology specialists over the next year as the company seeks to woo customers across multiple sales channels, including stores, mobile devices and

Since 2004, Best Buy has largely outsourced its IT needs. But given the scope of its ambitions, Best Buy needs to develop its own technology talent, said Jody Davids, Best Buy’s chief information officer, in an interview.”

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