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Best Buy Pushes iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Back by 28 Days, Other Retailers Delayed, Too

Best Buy Pushes iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Back by 28 Days, Other Retailers Delayed, Too

Todd Haselton

You might receive a very unwelcome email today if you pre-ordered your iPhone 5 from Best Buy. The retailer on Friday began sending emails to select iPhone 5 customers who pre-ordered the device and said it could take as long as 28 days until the device arrives. 28 days. That’s not something I’d want to hear if I pre-ordered it under the assumption that I would receive it on launch day...

Wal-Mart to Discontinue Sales of All Amazon Kindle Products, Says Report

Wal-Mart to Discontinue Sales of All Amazon Kindle Products, Says Report

Brandon Russell

A leaked internal memo suggests Wal-Mart is ditching Amazon’s Kindle lineup, meaning you can’t just waltz into the big-box retailer and pick up a Fire HD. Nope, sorry. The move is apparently part of the company’s merchandising strategy, similar to the move Target pulled earlier this year — if it can’t make a profit, the product may as well not exist. “We have recently made the business...