UK debut is Best Buy?s biggest launch ever

Sales boosted as thousands visit retailer on its first day of trading
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Best Buy’s flagship UK store opened its doors last Friday, bringing the US retailer its biggest opening day sales ever.

The Thurrock store began trading with an opening festival, offering discounts to visitors and showcasing Best Buy’s celebrated customer service.

“Today is on track to be the biggest ever opening day for a Best Buy store anywhere in the world by volume of sales,” said Best Buy’s CEO of branded operations, Paul Antoniadis. “Everyone on the Best Buy team is delighted with the start of this new chapter in Best Buy’s story.”

The general manager of the Thurrock Best Buy, Kam Prajapati added that it had been “an exciting time for our customers, Blueshirts and Geek Squad Agents alike. The response from customers has been so positive, whether about our helpful, knowledgeable team or the range of latest technology on offer - including TVs, laptops, mobiles, electric bikes, scooters and cars – and the amazing prices.”

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