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Best Buy CEO, Brian Dunn, greets Black Friday shoppers last year at the Best Buy store in Eden Prairie, MN.
Black Friday shoppers wait in line at 5:00 a.m. last year ready to check-out at the Best Buy store in Eden Prairie, MN.
Best Buy Black Friday Press Release
Best Buy Unveils Additional Black Friday Doorbuster Deals; Details on Free Exclusive 9 p.m. Black Friday Harry Potter Screening
Best Buy Black Friday Shoppers to be Entertained Before
Midnight Store Opening by Free Screening of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2"
MINNEAPOLIS (NYSE: BBY) Nov. 14, 2011 - Best Buy today will reveal another series of Black Friday Doorbuster deals via Facebook and Twitter with a link to www.bestbuy.com/doorbusters. The advance look includes a fresh selection of blockbuster deals that will be offered in-store and on BestBuy.com on what is typically the biggest shopping day of the holiday season.
Best Buy also announced that it will entertain waiting Black Friday crowds with a free, exclusive big-screen, out-door viewing of the blockbuster film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, at select store locations nationwide. The film will be shown beginning at 9 p.m. local time at these locations, for customers who are waiting in line for the retailer's first ever midnight opening. For Black Friday shoppers, Best Buy has combined the convenience of a midnight opening with hot deals on must-have CE products, unique entertainment events and other incentives to help make shopping even more fun and hassle-free during the busy holiday season.
"Black Friday has increasingly become an event, a ritual for so many," said Brian Dunn, Best Buy's CEO. "And this year, Black Friday doesn't start the day after Thanksgiving, it starts the minute after Thanksgiving. At Best Buy, we're thrilled to be there for our customers as we give them an early preview of doorbusters, reward them with gift cards and entertain those in line with an outdoor screening of the final Harry Potter film. And we're ever so grateful for our employees who sacrifice to be there for our customers when they need us to be."
Black Friday Doorbusters Best Buy continues to reveal its Black Friday Doorbuster deals early with a Facebook post today followed shortly by a tweet to @BestBuy and @BestBuy_Deals Twitter followers. These highly sought-after offers will be available for purchase earlier than ever-starting on Thursday, Nov. 24 on BestBuy.com and in-stores at 12 midnight on Friday, Nov. 25.
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" Screening Details Approximately 120 Best Buy stores in select markets nationwide will offer customers waiting in line on Black Friday an exclusive big-screen, outdoor viewing of the blockbuster film, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
The outdoor screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 will begin at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Best Buy will offer snacks and refreshments for shoppers beginning at 8 p.m.* leading up to the cinematic event. To learn which Best Buy stores will feature movie screening experiences in your area, visit www.bestbuy.com/blackfridaymovie.
For additional details on Best Buy's Black Friday events RSVP visit Facebook at http://bbyurl.us/BF
Best Buy Eases the Stress of the Season and Provides Consumers a Series of Compelling Holiday Offers Best Buy edges out the competition this season with a series of hot holiday offers aimed at taking the stress out of holiday shopping. Stocked with the hottest gifts at great prices this holiday season, Best Buy's broad selection is enhanced by a robust service-oriented experience in-store and online ensuring customers can buy with confidence.
About Best Buy Co., Inc.Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is a leading multi-channel global retailer and developer of technology products and services. Every day our employees - 180,000 strong - are committed to helping deliver the technology solutions that enable easy access to people, knowledge, ideas and fun. We are keenly aware of our role and impact on the world, and we are committed to developing and implementing business strategies that bring sustainable technology solutions to our consumers and communities. For information about Best Buy, visit www.bby.com and to shop at Best Buy, visit www.bestbuy.com.
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