Five years ago Best Buy Co. looked like a retail dinosaur, another victim of e-commerce juggernaut Amazon.com and other online sellers.
big-box electronics chain was suffering dwindling sales and profits due
in good part to “showrooming,” when shoppers would come in to a Best
Buy store to check out televisions, computers and other items in person,
and then buy them at cheaper prices at Amazon or elsewhere online.. . . more