Search for Brian Dunn and
  1. December 23, 2012

    The Week Ahead: The year’s worst performers

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company...

  2. October 10, 2012

    Best Buy’s finance chief to step down

    Best Buy, the US electronics retailer, has announced that its chief financial officer is stepping down after the appointment...

  1. August 24, 2012

    Herculean task awaits new Best Buy chief

    Hubert Joly this week took on one of the toughest jobs in US retail when he was named chief executive of Best Buy, the...

  2. August 20, 2012

    Best Buy shares hit as talks break down

    Best Buy shares fell more than 10 per cent on Monday as talks between the struggling retailer’s board and the company’s...

  3. August 16, 2012

    Growing pressure on Best Buy takeover bid

    Best Buy’s founder warned the company’s board that “I am not going away” as he sought to raise the pressure on directors to...

  4. July 6, 2012

    Best Buy to cut 2,400 jobs

    Best Buy will cut 2,400 jobs starting immediately as part of the US electronics retailer’s plan to reduce costs by $800m...

  5. June 27, 2012

    Best Buy founder explores buyout options

    Best Buy’s founder is working with investment bankers to explore ways to take the electronics retailer private after he...

  6. June 7, 2012

    Best Buy founder resigns from board

    Richard Schulze, Best Buy’s founder and chairman, raised the prospect of selling his 20 per cent stake in the electronics...

  7. May 22, 2012

    Best Buy earnings beat expectations

    Best Buy reported first-quarter earnings above analysts’ expectations as the US consumer electronics group enjoyed a...

  8. May 18, 2012

    Best Buy founder Schulze to quit

    While Best Buy watchers expected an internal probe to lift the lid on what turned out to be an “inappropriate relationship”...

  9. May 14, 2012

    Best Buy founder to step down as chairman

    Richard Schulze, Best Buy’s founder and chairman, is to step down after an internal probe found he failed to tell other...

  10. April 13, 2012

    Leaderless Best Buy fights to revive sales

    Weekend shoppers will head to Best Buy stores staffed by employees who have been urged to “stay focused on serving...

  11. April 12, 2012

    Best Buy pushes ahead with inquiry

    Best Buy‘s board has vowed to push ahead with an investigation into the “personal conduct” of Brian Dunn, its former chief...

  12. April 11, 2012

    Best Buy has lost a chief, but not the war

    When Best Buy announced in January 2009 that it would promote former stereo salesman Brian Dunn to be its chief executive,...

  13. FT Alphaville

    April 11, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    - Asian markets continued the sell-off on Wednesday as worries grew about Spain. (Wall Street Journal) The Asian falls...

  14. FT Alphaville

    April 10, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP The S&P 500 followed global equity markets down, falling 1.71 per cent on the day as Spanish and Italian sovereign...

  15. April 10, 2012

    Best Buy and Amazon

    The murky resignation of Brian Dunn, chief executive of Best Buy, is unlikely to solve the company’s problems. But it is a...

  16. April 10, 2012

    Wall Street extends sell-off

    Wall Street’s sell-off extended into a fifth consecutive session with equities now having given up more than a third of this...

  17. April 10, 2012

    Best Buy chief quits amid board inquiry

    Best Buy’s chief executive has resigned suddenly after the company’s board launched an investigation into his “personal...

  18. March 29, 2012

    Best Buy to close stores and axe jobs

    Best Buy, the US electronics retailer struggling to reverse falling sales, said it would close 50 big box stores in the US...

  19. January 6, 2012

    Best Buy chief hits back at critics

    Best Buy’s chief executive has hit back at critics who say the electronics retailer is destined to fail, capping a week of...

  20. December 13, 2011

    Best Buy shares tumble after forecasts missed

    Best Buy, the US’s biggest electronics retailer, reported a fall in net earnings that was worse than Wall Street expected,...

  21. November 7, 2011

    Best Buy and Carphone to shut ‘big box’ stores

    Best Buy and Carphone Warehouse have pulled the plug on their lossmaking chain of “big box” electrical retail stores in the...

  22. September 29, 2011

    Best Buy seeks ways to return brand to China

    Best Buy, the US electronics retailer, is exploring a way to reintroduce its brand in China and says it has learnt from...

  23. September 13, 2011

    Best Buy struggles against online trend

    Best Buy, the US electronics retailer, underscored the difficulty of its struggle against online rivals and a weak economy...

  24. March 24, 2011

    Weak Best Buy sees tough year

    Best Buy, the world’s largest electronics retailer by sales, warned that business conditions would remain tough in the year...

  25. February 1, 2011

    New leader for Best Buy Europe

    Best Buy Europe, the 50-50 joint venture between Charles Dunstone’s Carphone Warehouse and the US consumer electronics...

  26. January 7, 2011

    Best Buy sales fall 5% in December

    Best Buy, the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer by sales, saw comparable sales at its US stores fall 5 per cent...

  27. December 14, 2010

    Best Buy suffers effect of tablets

    Tablet computers such as Apple’s iPad and Samsung’s Galaxy are pushing aside latest television technologies on the holiday...

  28. November 26, 2010

    US shoppers defy Black Friday weather

    US shoppers defied cold weather and rain to flock to traditional post-Thanksgiving sales early on Friday, with anecdotal...

  29. September 14, 2010

    Best Buy lifted by demand for smartphones

    Best Buy, the largest US consumer electronics retailer, lifted its earnings guidance on the back of strong demand for new...

  30. July 29, 2010

    Radio Shack plans Target store kiosks

    Radio Shack, one of the largest US retailers of mobile phones, said on Thursday it planned to open kiosks in most of...

  31. June 16, 2010

    Best Buy suffers after poor results

    Best Buy, the largest US consumer electronics retailer, saw its shares fall sharply yesterday after it blamed slower sales...

  32. June 16, 2010

    Poor results hit Best Buy

    Best Buy, the largest US consumer electronics retailer, saw its shares fall sharply yesterday after it blamed slower sales...

  33. June 15, 2010

    Poor results hit Best Buy

    Best Buy, the largest US consumer electronics retailer, saw its shares fall sharply on Tuesday after it blamed slower sales...

  34. June 15, 2010

    Best Buy shares slump as results fall short

    Best Buy, the largest US consumer electronics retailer, saw its shares fall sharply on Tuesday, after it blamed slower sales...

  35. May 3, 2010

    Well connected to his company

    It is mid-afternoon at the headquarters of Best Buy, the world's largest consumer electronics retailer, and Brian Dunn wants...

  36. May 2, 2010

    Chief well connected to his company

    Brian Dunn, Best Buy CEO, at the technology retailer’s HQ in Richfield It is mid-afternoon at the headquarters of Best Buy,...

  37. April 19, 2010

    Best Buy in drive to open mobile stores

    Best Buy, the US consumer electronics retailer, plans to open hundreds more of its new small mobile stores, as it pursues a...

  38. April 18, 2010

    Best Buy to open small US mobile stores

    Best Buy, the US consumer electronics retailer, plans to open hundreds more of its new small mobile stores, as it pursues a...

Search for Brian Dunn and