Best Buy To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With 50-hour Sale

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Best Buy Co. Inc. announced Thursday that it will host a 50-hour anniversary sale to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the company, which opened its first store on Aug. 22, 1966. The sale starts at 10 p.m. CT Thursday and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on Saturday, Aug. 20. Most deals will be available in stores and online, and discounts will span across categories including computers, televisions, and mobile phones. Best Buy offers free two-day shipping on orders of $35 or more. Best Buy shares are inactive in premarket trading, but up 9.4% for the year so far. The S&P 500 Index is up 6.8% for the year to date.

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