Best Buy’s Date With John Hancock
Apr15

Best Buy’s Date With John Hancock

Buy has set a date to open its bi-level boutique in the John Hancock Center .  According to a news release on its web site, the electronics store will open Saturday, May 16th, 2009 at 10:00am. The Hancock Center Best Buy isn’t supposed to be like every other store.  It’s supposed to be closer to an Apple Store in its boutique style, and it won’t try to stock every little crappy gadget under the sun.  Instead, it will...

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Inside the Michigan Avenue Best Buy Before it Opens
Mar15

Inside the Michigan Avenue Best Buy Before it Opens

Much to the delight of some, and the horror of others, a new Best Buy store is going to open inside the John Hancock Center just hours from now. The intrusion of yet another mall-class store into the formerly posh Magnificent Mile isn’t being taken lightly by nearby residents, but they have to admit — it’s better than a massive vacant space at the base of one of the city’s iconic skyscrapers. We’ve been...

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