Best Buy is Celebrating 50 Years—Birthday Bash $tarts before midnight!

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Back-to-School Birthday Bash DEAL$

ST. PAUL, MN [CNBC]—To celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first store, Best Buy is throwing a “birthday bash” celebration for its customers. For 50 hours starting at 11 p.m. Eastern Thursday, August 18, 2016, the electronics chain will offer “Black Friday-like” DEAL$ on new electronic and tech products available both online and in stores.

Discounts include $150 off certain Apple MacBook Pro computers, $400 off a 65-inch Samsung 4K ultra-high-definition TV and $180 off Beats Studio wireless headphones. Online shoppers will be given free two-day shipping on most items included in the sale.

Best Buy said bestbuy.pngits sale is “just in time” for back-to-school shoppers to stock up on their technology needs. The first Best Buy store opened in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Aug. 22, 1966, under the Sound of Music name. The retailer’s name was changed to Best Buy in 1983.


BDPA and Best Buy

National BDPA, BDPA Atlanta, Best Buy, and Geek Squad professionals co-hosted BDPA’s annual Youth Technology Conference (YTC) during #BDPAConnect16 in Atlanta, GA where high school and middle students from BDPA Chapter cities across America actively participated in the annual IT Showcase, National High School Computer Competition (HSCC), and YTC events.

— Sources: Best Buy and
Logo: Best Buy® Cover file-photo: © 2011 bdpatoday
Photos: ©2016 BDPA by Charlie Perkins  



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