Wal-Mart takes on Best Buy in boosting electronics

05/13/2010 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) · CNET

Wal-Mart is revamping its electronics department and adding smartphones, Blu-ray players and Internet-ready HDTVs to its shelves. Industry watchers say the move is about taking electronics-market leadership from competitor Best Buy, but one analyst doubts the move will be enough. "I don't think that's possible in the near term. I think Best Buy is pretty solidly No. 1," NPD's Stephen Baker said.

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