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Electronics collection day

March 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Habitat now accepting electronics for recycling

February 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota is now accepting electronics for recycling at its location near downtown Willmar.
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Habitat for Humanity accepting electronics for recycling

February 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota is now accepting electronics for recycling at its location near downtown Willmar. Continue Reading

iPads become child’s play

December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Make room in the toy box for the iPad. Continue Reading

Best Buy roars back on Black Friday TV sales

November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Shares of Best Buy rose 3.4 percent Monday after surveys showed that consumer electronics — especially big TVs — were the hottest item on Black Friday. Continue Reading

Electronics manufacturer opens plant in Canton

September 19, 2011 in The Daily Republic

CANTON (AP) An electronics manufacturer cut the ribbon on a 40,000 square foot plant in Canton on Monday.
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OUTSIDE THE BIG BOX: Best Buy pursues future beyond its retail stores

June 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Two months after Best Buy finally relented and agreed to shrink its big-box footprint, the electronics retailer Tuesday previewed a future strategy that’s notably different from its past. Yet at a company that climbed to prominence with the big box, it’s still awkward to talk about closing or shrinking some of them. Continue Reading

OBIT: Norio Ohga, 81, ex-Sony president, chairman credited with developing CD

April 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Sony president and chairman Norio Ohga, credited with expanding the company from electronics hardware to software and entertainment and developing the compact disc, died today at age 81. Continue Reading

As sales fall, Best Buy plans to get small

March 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The decline adds urgency to the Minnesota-based electronics retailer’s bid to remake its business by opening smaller stores and focusing on more profitable, fast-growing categories such as tablet computers and smartphones. Continue Reading

Supply glut means sharp holiday price drops expected for flat-panel TVs

November 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

rices for high-definition LCD TVs will fall more than twice as fast as they have so far this year as manufacturers and retailers clear out inventory, analysts predict.
New sets will also be cheaper because TV makers have been getting great deals on the most expensive parts, the glass LCD panels. Continue Reading