Behind the scenes at Best Buy’s Black Friday dress rehearsal

Rob Delissio, general manager of the Best Buy in Alexandria, goes over Black Friday sales strategy with employees.

An inside look at the excruciating detail that goes into keeping shoppers moving and keeping them happy on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

    Latest News

    AstraZeneca to hire 300 workers at Maryland facility

    AstraZeneca to hire 300 workers at Maryland facility

    The British drugmaker has made suburban Maryland the home of its biologics research and development

    United Technologies chief executive replaced by CFO

    United Technologies chief executive replaced by CFO

    The company announced that Gregory Hayes will replace retiring CEO Louis Chenevert.

    A map view of Washington’s bid for the 2024 Olympics

    A map view of Washington’s bid for the 2024 Olympics

    In vision for Summer Games, unless an event needs to be outside the Beltway it probably won’t be.

    Behind the scenes at Best Buy’s Black Friday dress rehearsal

    Behind the scenes at Best Buy’s Black Friday dress rehearsal

    An inside look at the excruciating detail that goes into keeping shoppers moving and keeping them happy on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

    Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

    Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers

    Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.

    USAID seeks help from ‘maker movement’ for Ebola

    USAID seeks help from ‘maker movement’ for Ebola

    Inventors gathered in Washington with prototypes designed to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

    Columnists

    Michelle Singletary

    Michelle Singletary

    Free money? Try credit with a catch.

    COLUMN | “Zero percent interest” programs can snare consumers — and if you get caught, it’s expensive.

    Barry Ritholtz

    Barry Ritholtz

    You just signed a
    $325 million deal. Now what?

    Giancarlo Stanton’s baseball deal isn’t as much as it sounds like, and he still needs to budget and plan ahead.

    Thomas Heath

    Thomas Heath

    Doggett parking’s real dividend is in its Heroes charity

    Washington nonprofit helps families of fallen police, firefighters move forward; it was Bud Doggett’s Way.

    Market News

    US stocks inch further into record territory

    US stocks inch further into record territory

    U.S. stocks are higher in midday trading, keeping major indexes at record levels.

    Wonkblog

    What people think about climate change around the world -- in one map

    What people think about climate change around the world -- in one map

    How do the views of Americans on climate change differ from those abroad?

    There’s never been a safer time to be a cop -- or a more dangerous time to be a criminal

    There’s never been a safer time to be a cop -- or a more dangerous time to be a criminal

    Fewer cops are getting killed in the line of duty than ever before.

    One reporter is crowdsourcing the price of health care

    One reporter is crowdsourcing the price of health care

    Shedding light on the huge variations in health-care prices, one medical bill at a time.

    More from Wonkblog

    On Leadership

    Hagel’s resignation likely won’t help

    Hagel’s resignation likely won’t help

    The defense secretary’s resignation is a reminder of Obama’s difficulty in getting personnel changes to work in his favor.

    The CEO apology, in 14 tweets

    The CEO apology, in 14 tweets

    As a platform for apologies, Twitter may not hit the sweet spot for the C-suite.

    More from On Leadership

    Get There

    The big difference between how wealthy African-American and white investors treat their money

    The big difference between how wealthy African-American and white investors treat their money

    Wealthy African American investors are much more conservative with their money compared to white investors.

    What lenders shouldn’t be asking of people with disabilities

    What lenders shouldn’t be asking of people with disabilities

    Borrowers must provide written proof that they are receiving the disability income and disclose how much they’re receiving, but not much more.

    The Switch

    T-Mobile adds Google Play, Xbox Music and more to ‘Music Freedom’

    T-Mobile adds Google Play, Xbox Music and more to ‘Music Freedom’

    T-Mobile was clear in its statement Monday that the music services themselves aren’t paying for access to the program -- though it didn’t disclose who is.

    Shock: The NSA’s live Q&A is totally devoid of substance

    Shock: The NSA’s live Q&A is totally devoid of substance

    The NSA is doing a live Q&A — but without much Q or A.

    More from The Switch