One commonly accepted assumption in modern retail is that the death of the big box store is nearing. As shoppers become increasingly comfortable using tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets to purchase, among other things, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets, the future of big box electronics retailers such as Best Buy seems especially troubled. So how is it that one electronics chain has been able to expand in recent years, opening dozens of stores around the country, often in the spots formerly occupied by failed electronics brands like Ultimate Electronics and Circuit City?
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