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Best Buy
Best Buy
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: 36
Rank in Specialty Retailers: Diversified: 5
(Previous rank: 2)
Overall score: 6.25

Should Best Buy be admired, or what?
Best Buy stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 1
People management 4
Use of corporate assets 5
Social responsibility 5
Quality of management 3
Financial soundness 5
Long-term investment 5
Quality of products/services 2
Global competitiveness 5
Most Admired
1 Costco Wholesale 6.68
2 Home Depot 6.56
3 Staples 6.50
4 Lowe's 6.36
5 Best Buy 6.25
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
6 Toys "R" Us 5.02
6 BJ's Wholesale Club 5.02
8 GameStop 5.00
9 OfficeMax 4.13
10 Office Depot 3.87
From the March 21, 2011 issue
Note: One of two new categories derived from specialty retailers last year.
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Headquarters
7601 Penn Ave. S.
Richfield, MN 55423
www.bestbuy.com
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