Another Way to Save Best Buy: Make It More like Costco

President Barack Obama shops at an Alexandria, Va. Best Buy on December 21st, 2011. Just about everybody, it seems, is full of helpful advice for Best Buy on how it can fix its business. I provided my suggestions back in March. (That was before the company’s CEO, Brian Dunn, resigned under mysterious circumstances.) And now Slate’s Farhad Manjoo has chimed in. Basically, he thinks the company should downsize to smaller stores that ditch the whole idea of an extensive selection in any one product category, and instead stock far few products and provide better advice about them. There’s no

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