Like the Stark and Lannister families, there is a epic battle waging on in the field. In this case we are watching the likes of Amazon (AMZN), Bestbuy (BBY), Target (TGT), Google (GOOG), hhgregg (HGG) and the likes of every other retailer as they battle it out for a larger piece of the pie in the retail field. Who is the bad guy in this story? That is up to debate from a consumer standpoint but ill tell you what, every retailer has their sights set on Amazon.com. Unlike almost every financial blogger, I don’t think I need to give introductions on every company and what…
Is it true? Is Bestbuy going private? Today the founder and former CEO of Bestbuy (NYSE:BBY), Richard Schulze, informed the board that he will be immediately resigning from his spot as chairman of the board, weeks before he was to step down to chairman emeritus. Minutes before the market opened today, BBY stock took a slide as investors worried that Richard would eventually dump his 20.1% stake in the company, thats about 1.3Billion. The stock fell nearly 9% about a hour or so into trading. New rumors have emerged about Bestbuy going private, and the word on the street is…
So now that all of you have recklessly sped off to bestbuy to pick up your 99 dollar HP Tochpads after the company killed the Damn thing, you played around with it, checked the browser performance, checked out the app market, played angry birds for exactly 30 seconds and looked about the tablets settings. Then you most likely googled “android touchpad/rom/xda” etc. this is why you are most likely here. To get to the point, it looks as if there is no android port yet, but not to say that there are not devs working on it right now….