Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Best Buy opening a second Albuquerque store on Friday.

Byline: Retail Scene JOHN FLORES Of the Journal

Touted by business analysts as one of the nation's leading consumer electronics retailers, the Minnesota-based Best Buy will officially open its newest store at 10 a.m. Friday at 3741 D. Ellison Road NW, next to Cottonwood Corners Shopping Center.

"Best Buy plans to turn on the fun for Albuquerque-area shoppers by showing consumers how technology can improve their lives," said Martin Lopez, manager at Best Buy. "We look forward to providing the area with affordable, high-tech consumer electronics and entertainment products."

The new store, Best Bkuy's second in Albuquerque, will stock 45,000 square feet with name-brand consumer electronics, personal computers, software and household appliances.

About 150 employees will staff the store, including cashier, customer service, non-commissioned sales and management positions, Lopez said. …

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