A view of a Best Buy retail store on August 29, 2019 in San Bruno, California.
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Best Buy said it will gradually reopen its doors to customers with in-store consultations by appointment.
Starting in May, the company said it will allow shoppers to schedule a time to meet with a dedicated sales associate to talk about technology needs, discuss a potential purchase of a kitchen appliance or more. It will begin by offering the service at about 200 of its 1,000 U.S. stores, the company said in a news release.
Best Buy’s CEO Corie Barry sent an email to customers Tuesday afternoon, saying the retailer will also resume in-home delivery, installation and repairs — but with new safety precautions. Those services will return in early May, company spokeswoman Carly Charlson said.
The announcements indicate the big-box retailer is trying to get its stores and more of its workers back to business. During the coronavirus pandemic, Best Buy temporarily shut stores to…