Star Tribune Top Workplaces 2010
Best Buy Co., Inc.
- Employees in region:
- HQ location:
- Richfield, MN
With operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Mexico and Turkey, Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates more than $49 billion in annual revenue and includes brands such as Best Buy; Best Buy Mobile; Audiovisions; The Carphone Warehouse; Future Shop; Geek Squad, Jiangsu Five Star; Magnolia Audio Video; Napster; Pacific Sales; The Phone House; and Speakeasy. Approximately 165,000 employees apply their talents to help bring the benefits of these brands to life for customers through retail locations, multiple call centers and Web sites, in-home solutions, product delivery and activities in our communities.
Community partnership is central to the way we do business at Best Buy. In fiscal 2010, we donated a combined $25.2 million to improve the vitality of the communities where our employees and customers live and work.
“It is very flexible to my schedule, yet still provides the necessary tools to get my work done.”
“Flexibility and ability to understand how what I do everyday contributes to the success of BBY”
“Best Buy has been so great to me. I am a military wife and I love the way BB has been so kind and flexible and allowed me to keep my job.”
“It's flexible and it allows me to balance my work and personal life. There are so many opportunities to learn and grow and network. My co-workers are wonderful and very dependable and my manager is a great leader, it makes coming to work fun.”
“I have the best work/life balance I have ever had and work with a great team.”
“I can see first hand the positive impact my role has on the company and the retail presence we have. I feel great pride with I walk into our stores and see my work and the effect I have had on the growth of our brands and our company.”
“I love what I do and am fortunate enough to work for a wonderful manager, whom I admire very much. I feel valued as an employee.”
“I feel valued and it offers the work/family balance that's important to me.”