Why Best Buy, on the Margin, Can't Win


Herb Greenberg

 | Aug 25, 2014 | 1:50 PM EDT
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When Best Buy (BBY) reports on Tuesday before the open, keep an eye on gross margins. This has been and will continue to be the story not just for Best Buy but increasingly for most of the big-box retailers as they get pummeled online -- or even cannibalize themselves with their own online operations.

Best Buy is an interesting case, because, like other retailers, in-store it matches prices from Amazon.com (AMZN) and other legit retailers. (There's fine print, of course: The lower price has to be from Amazon itself, not a third-party reseller.)...311 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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