Best Buy Co., Inc. is a US corporation with international consumer electronics headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. At international level, it also operates in Canada and Mexico. Best Buy Ad was previously operating in China for February 2011 (when the faction joined with five stars), and in Europe by 2012. The company was founded in 1966 by Richard M. Schulze and Gary Smoliak as an audio specialty store. In 1983, it was renamed and branded with more emphasis on consumer electronics. Most affiliates Buy include Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Pacific Sales.
Best Buy operates best under Buy, Best Buy Mobile, Geek Squad, Magnolia Audio Video, Pacific logo and brand sales in the United States; Best Buy, Geek Squad and Best Buy Mobile brand in Canada; Best Buy Mobile and Five Star in China; and Best Buy, Best Buy Express, and Geek Squad in Mexico. Best Buy selling phones from Verizon Wireless, AT & T Mobility, Sprint Corporation, Boost Mobile and T-Mobile USA stores and independent regular Best Buy Mobile stores in shopping centers. Best Buy was named "Company of the Year" by Forbes magazine in 2004, "Specialty Retail decade" by Discount Store News in 2001, ranked in the top 10 of "corporations generous America" by Forbes in 2005 (the which Based enter 2004), and a list of "most admired companies" Fortune magazine in 2006.