Best Buy is a Canada's largest electronics retailer, with over 160 stores across Canada. In fact, 80% of Canadians live within 25km of a Best Buy store. Their purpose is to "enrich the lives of our customers through technology." Both in store and online, they offer a variety of consumer electronics, including TVs, computers, appliances, and much more.
Best Buy is an American company, but expanded to Canada and Mexico. Best Buy Canada now exists as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co. Inc. and has over 160 stores throughout Canada. There are 12,000+ employees across Canada, with 1,200 of them working in the corporate head office in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Best Buy regularly offers promotions and discounts, so check out their website or in store for the latest details. They also have a price match guarantee, so if you find something cheaper at another store, they will match that price. Best Buy also has an Outlet store option, where you can get details on clearance, open box, or refurbished items.
All news updates and press releases are available on Best Buy's website. Recent news is that the Geek Squad Academy launched a new online learning program. It is a free course that covers STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) topics for you ages 10-16. They are offered free online for anyone interested.
Best Buy is involved in the community and has a mission to connect youth with technology. They have a School Tech Grant program, which provides schools with funds to upgrade their technology. They also help youth access post secondary education, and have a Geek Squad Academy, which offers young people an introduction to innovative technology like robotics.