By Rick Moss, Forbes
“How is Best Buy like Starbucks? Aside from a big overlap in their target demographic, there may be more points of difference than similarity. But there is one thing they will soon share — the influence of Stephen Gillett.
Late last week, the multinational consumer electronics chain with over $50 billion in annual revenue announced the hiring of Mr. Gillett, who most recently oversaw Starbucks’ “Digital Ventures”, to head Bestbuy.com and the retailer’s other digital efforts.”